Welcome to the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy at Recovery Force
We are happy to announce the opening of the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy at Recovery Force, the nations highly acclaimed recovery coach program that has trained over 30,000 coaches world wide. Trainers Isabel Allen and Bob Catalano are developing the Recovery Force of warriors that will provide relief to the many families impacted by a substance use disorder in south jersey.
The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© was conceived in 2008 in response to the needs of volunteers in the CCAR recovery community centers. They asked for more training to better handle the variety of scenarios and situations generated from recoverees who frequented the centers. This included engagement and communication skills. When graduates returned from the academy, they started calling themselves “recovery coaches”.
The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© is a 5-day intensive training academy focusing on providing individuals with the skills need 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. Provided in a retreat like environment, the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© prepares participants by helping them to actively listen, ask really good questions, and discover and manage their own stuff.
CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© participants will:
- 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 and recovery coaching
- Discover attitudes about self-disclosure and sharing your 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
Each day of the Recovery Coach Academy© is set up so that participants gain the necessary skills and knowledge to be a Recovery Coach by using the principles behind adult learning theory which states:
•Adults are internally motivated and self-directed
•Adults bring life experiences and knowledge to learning experiences
•Adults are goal oriented
•Adults are relevancy oriented
•Adults are practical
•Adult learners like to be respected
By designing the academy as more of a retreat or learning community, each participant comes away with not only the necessary skills, but are fully empowered and motivated.
The lessons taught in the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© expand way beyond the role of a recovery coach, as many graduates leave feeling a greater sense of self, solidifying their position as allies in the every changing recovery community.
Recognized nationally as the original and leading recovery offering of its kind, CCAR’s Recovery Coach Academy© is an innovative new approach to healing people’s lives that is unlike any other training. It offers participants the once-in-a-lifetime experience to gain new knowledge, be challenged, and reap valuable rewards, providing the essential learning, tools, and resources needed to become an effective recovery coach.
The CCAR mission and vision can be seen in everything we do, and our guiding principles are woven throughout the Recovery Coach Academy©, making it one of the most sought out recovery-oriented training programs.
Who should attend the Recovery Force CCAR Recovery Coach Academy? Anyone in the recovery field.
The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© is an innovative new approach to healing people’s lives that is unlike any other training. Utilizing a dynamic approach to learning that blends both process and content, the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience that has been referred to as “pure recovery genius”, If you’re ready to learn, be challenged, and reap valuable rewards for life, the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© is a must for anyone in the recovery field.”
Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches
Recovery coaching as a peer-to-peer recovery support services has grown exponentially over the past few years. Over 12,500 coaches have been trained using the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy alone. The issue of ethical considerations has been discussed in many circles yet formal training has been lacking. This two day training addresses this critical need. Using presentations, small group work, and role play many areas will be addressed including: defining the coaching service role and functions, coaching standards, issues of vulnerability, ethical decision making, performance enhancement and legal issues. Space is limited.
Understand what ethics are and why ethics are so important when performing Recovery Coach Services
Learn how to stay in your lane as a recovery coach
Understand the decision-making process
Develop guidelines for making ethical decisions
Apply the new learning to your everyday work as an RC