This training is (4) Fridays; 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, & 10/26 (9:00-5:30). The gold standard for Recovery Coach Training fulfills 30 of the 60 educational hours required to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Recovery Coaches play a vital role in the community; they serve as guides and mentors to individuals with drug and alcohol problems, and empower people on their personal journey by providing many options and 'paths' to recovery. Training participants will receive tools and resources designed to help people heal from the devastating effects of addiction, whether they are just entering recovery or looking to deepen and sustain their recovery. For individuals considering a career as a recovery coach or peer mentor, or individuals who simply want to learn more effective methods for supporting people through their recovery process. Taught by Michelle Simons who brings a professional and life experience to her work with individuals, families and organizations. Cost of class includes $50 materials fee and Recovery Coach manual. Please bring your lunch each day.