Recovery Coach / Peer Advocate Academy

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Recovery Coach / Peer Advocate Academy
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20 March 2020


9:00 am - 6:00 pm


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What: Recovery Coach Academy (30 hrs) by Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR)

Who: CCAR Certified Trainer of Trainers

When: Two consecutive Fridays and Saturdays (March 20, 21, 27, and 28, 2020); 9 – 6pm

Cost: $525 – includes training manuals and light refreshments

** Registration Deadline: Friday, February 28th, 2020 to avoid $50 late fee

Why: This 30-hour course is your first step towards becoming a NYS Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC) or Certified Peer Recovery Advocate (CRPA). This training is one of the best trainings for anyone interested in becoming a Recovery Coach or Peer Advocate because it provides the knowledge and skills necessary to guide and mentor others through their recovery journey.

This course can also help someone heal from the devastating effects of addiction (Family, Friends, Community, etc.) and help deepen their understanding and support of those affected by Substance Use Disorder  (SUD). Studies have shown that people do not recover in treatment, but that they recover in their communities. This training can be a community tool for helping recoveree’s start / maintain a successful recovery.

This curriculum will cover the following topics:

1. Components and guiding principles of Recovery
2. Roles and Functions of a Recovery Coach / Peer Advocate
3. Stigmas and Labels associated with Substance Use Disorder
4. Stages of Recovery
5. Multiple Pathways of Recovery
6. Culture and Cultural Competence

Where: 576 Dick Rd. Depew, NY 14043

For questions, concerns, or comments please contact our Director of Training (John Ingersoll):

Cell: 716-200-3287  or email:

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