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Recovery Coach Academy

Recovery Coach Academy

Sponsored by BSAS: 
Yes

Please see this link for more information and an application form: http://www.cvent.com/d/2yq2kv

The Recovery Coach Academy is a 5-day intensive training academy focusing on providing individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe Recovery Coach role and functions
  • List the components, core values and guiding principles of recovery
  • Build skills to enhance relationships
  • Explore many dimensions of recovery of recovery and recovery coaching
  • Discover attitudes about self-disclosure and sharing one’s story
  • Understand the stages of recovery
  • Describe the stages of change and their applications
  • Increase their awareness of culture, power and privilege
  • Address ethical and boundaries issues
  • Experience recovery wellness planning
  • Practice newly acquired skills
Presenter: 
Robert Rousseau & John Cromwell
Event Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, September 13, 2019 - 4:30pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
Recovery Trainings
Recovery Coach Academy
Address: 
UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
50 Warren St
Lowell, MA 01852
Cost: 
$200
Contact Information
Marion Clark-Jalbert
Phone: 
5087527313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute
Position: 
Training Coordinator
Sep 9 2019 - 8:30am to Sep 13 2019 - 4:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mental Wellness for Coaching Recovery

Mental Wellness for Coaching Recovery

Sponsored by BSAS: 
No

Mental Wellness for Coaching Recovery: 3 CEU’s: Description:

Presently, 1 out of 5 adults in the United States experiences some form of Mental Health challenge. About a quarter of those individuals also experience challenges with substance use. Recovery Coaches come across individuals with such experiences on a daily basis. Seeking to understand a person’s experience and using strength based language is vital in order to have the ability to effectively support people in Mental Health and Addiction Recovery. How do Recovery Coaches provide such support so that individuals with these experiences may be supported in fostering their recovery?

To Reserve your spot, please email Recovery@ChoiceRecoveryCoaching.org since space is LiMiTeD.

Note: Choice Recovery Coaching is now providing up to 14 Unique CEU’s to assist your Agency in becoming a Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC) or YOU in completing your Certified Addictions Recovery Coach (CARC) Certification/ Re-Certification. You can take them individually or ALL together as a package! Note that other trainings in addition to these are required for full certification/re-certification.  

  • Addictions 101 for Coaching Recovery: 5 CEU’s  Friday September 6, 2019 -9am-3pm
  • Mental Wellness for Coaching Recovery: 3 CEU’s Friday September 13, 2019 -9am-12:30pm
  • Exploring Cultural Competency for Coaching Recovery: 3 CEU’s Friday September 13, 2019 -1 pm-4:15 pm
  • Motivational Interviewing for Coaching Recovery: 3 CEU’s Friday September 20, 2019 -9 am-12:15 pm
Presenter: 
pAUL aLVES -CARC, MAPGS, NCPRSS
Event Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
Co-occuring Disorders
CEU
Recovery Trainings
Mental Wellness and Recovery Coaching
Address: 
Perceptions
32 Adams St
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Cost: 
$45 for individual class - $175 ALL inclusive
Contact Information
pAUL aLVES
Phone: 
413-272-8520
Organization: 
Choice Recovery Coaching, Inc
Position: 
Recovery Coach Trainer/ Supervisor
Sep 13 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
 
Opioid Overdose Prevention

Opioid Overdose Prevention

Sponsored by BSAS: 
Yes

DESCRIPTION:
Praxis provides Opioid Overdose Prevention training to all Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services funded substance use disorder treatment programs. This 3-hour interactive training includes instruction, discussions, interactive activities, and naloxone demonstration. Trainers will distribute Naloxone to providers who attend the training. 
           
OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Name 5 risk factors for opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate how to assess for an opioid overdose.
  • Describe 5 harm reduction strategies for decreasing the risks of opioid overdoses.
  • Generate key discussion points for teaching clients about opioid overdose prevention.
  • Explain how Naloxone works to reverse opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate 5 critical actions to reverse an opioid overdose.
  • Demonstrate how to store, assemble, and administer nasal Narcan.

 

Presenter: 
Vicki Steen and Cheryl Gagne
Event Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
Prevention
Opiates and Opioids
Address: 
UMASS Lowell Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren St
Lowell, MA 01852
Cost: 
$30
Contact Information
Gina Colon
Phone: 
5087527313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute
Position: 
Training Coordinator
Sep 13 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exploring Cultural Competency for Coaching Recovery

Exploring Cultural Competency for Coaching Recovery

Sponsored by BSAS: 
No

Exploring Cultural Competency for Coaching Recovery: 3 CEU’s: Description:

Food & drink might be the first thing thought of when culture is spoken of and in today’s workshop they take a backseat. In sculpting a culture of recovery for oneself and our community, one must create awareness of all the moving parts that can support the work of championing recovery. How is it that we can become most effective and culturally competent within today’s multi-dimensional world of Recovery ?

To Reserve your spot, please email Recovery@ChoiceRecoveryCoaching.org since space is LiMiTeD.

Note: Choice Recovery Coaching is now providing up to 14 Unique CEU’s to assist your Agency in becoming a Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC) or YOU in completing your Certified Addictions Recovery Coach (CARC) Certification/ Re-Certification. You can take them individually or ALL together as a package! Note that other trainings in addition to these are required for full certification/re-certification.  

  • Addictions 101 for Coaching Recovery: 5 CEU’s  Friday September 6, 2019 -9am-3pm
  • Mental Wellness for Coaching Recovery: 3 CEU’s Friday September 13, 2019 -9am-12:30pm
  • Exploring Cultural Competency for Coaching Recovery: 3 CEU’s Friday September 13, 2019 -1 pm-4:15 pm
  • Motivational Interviewing for Coaching Recovery: 3 CEU’s Friday September 20, 2019 -9 am-12:15 pm
Presenter: 
pAUL aLVES -CARC, MAPGS, NCPRSS
Event Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:15pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
CEU
Cultural Competence
Recovery Trainings
Cultural Competency for Recovery Coaches
Address: 
Perceptions
32 Adams St
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Cost: 
$45 for individual class - $175 ALL inclusive
Contact Information
pAUL aLVES
Phone: 
413-272-8520
Organization: 
Choice Recovery Coaching, Inc
Position: 
Recovery Coach Trainer/ Supervisor
Sep 13 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:15pm
 
Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction

Sponsored by BSAS: 
Yes

Description:
Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. Harm reduction utilizes a wide range of techniques (e.g. safer use, managed use, or abstinence) to meet drug users “where they’re at.” The goal of harm reduction is to address use and the conditions of use.

Praxis provides Harm Reduction training to all Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services funded substance use disorder treatment programs. This 3-hour training includes instruction, discussions, demonstrations, and interactive activities.  

Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to

  • Describe the basic principles of harm reduction.
  • Apply the basic principles of harm reduction and a range of harm reduction strategies.
  • Employ harm reduction in, intakes, assessments, education groups and counseling sessions.
  • Analyze how harm reduction strategies are related to readiness for change.
  • Evaluate how well your agency/organization currently integrates harm reduction principles and practices. 
Presenter: 
Vicki Steen and Cheryl Gagne
Event Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
Prevention
Address: 
UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
50 Warren St
Lowell, MA 01852
Cost: 
$30
Contact Information
Gina Colon
Phone: 
5087527313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute
Position: 
Training Coordinator
Sep 13 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm