Ethics for Recovery Coaches (1-day)

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Ethics for Recovery Coaches offers participants unique opportunities to explore and define just what ethical practice means within the context of their work, as well as their varied work environments. This 1-day workshop includes the following:

  • Discussion of the history, classic expressions and impact of ethics
  • Hands-on exploration of recovery-specific ethical challenges and opportunities for ethical practice when working as a Recovery Coach
  • Examination/articulation of potential ethical conflicts inherent in Recovery Coach roles and non-clinical lane
  • Facilitated exercises for practice of new skills – self-awareness, confidentiality, ethical decision-making, boundary management, etc.
  • Self-assessment and facilitated discussion of professional next steps


  • Develop a deeper appreciation for the history, organizational utility and impact of ethics, especially as they relate to providing peer recovery support
  • Explore personal/social situations that present challenges to and opportunities for ethical behavior
  • Understand the impact of personal decisions and how this relates to providing ethical service within one’s Recovery Coach role(s) and non-clinical lane
  • Define personal, professional, organizational boundaries and articulate their role in building/maintaining authentic peer recovery relationships


AM -    Ethics Baseline

            History, Expressions, Impact

            Exploration of Recovery-specific Challenges & Opportunities

            Practical Skills Exercises        

PM -    Interpersonal/Organizational Ethics

            Recovery Coach Considerations & Applications

            Practical Skills Exercises

            Self-Assessment & Next Steps

Fell Cadwallader & Blair Jennings
Event Date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 8:30am
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Event Categories: 
Recovery Coach Training
Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches
Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott
366 Main Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Contact Information
Marion Clark
AdCare Educational Institute, Inc