Webinar - Using Recovery Coaches in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
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Using Recovery Coaches in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
October 18, 2018 1-2PM
Richard Kenny, Recovery Coach at UMassMemorial Medical Center
Rob Ryan, Recovery Coach at UMassMemorial Medical Center
A Recovery Coach is a person who helps remove the personal and environmental obstacles to recovery, links the newly recovering person to the recovering community and serves as a personal guide and mentor in the management of personal and family recovery. In this webinar you will learn what motivational interviewing is and how it aids in the change process and communicates acceptance. Rich and Rob will present an overview of the Recovery Coaching program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. They will also share the data they have collected from their program about the use of recovery coaching in the treatment of substance use disorder.
- Learn about the UMassMemorial Medical Center’s Recovering Coaching program as a method to treat substance use disorder.
- Learn what motivational interviewing is and how to use motivational interviewing in goal-centered, and client-centered situations.
- Learn what is measured when evaluating whether recovery coaching is a successful treatment for substance use disorder.
- Understand the data that has been collected about the success of the Recovery Coaching program at the UMassMemorial Medical Center.
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