Certified Recovery Support Worker Virtual Training

Sponsor: North Country Health Consortium

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  • These are the 4 trainings needed to earn the CRSW credential. You can sign up for one, some or all four on the same registration link above:
  • Feb 22 – March 12 (M-W-F over 3 weeks):
    Recovery Coach Academy
  • April 5 – 16 (M-W-F over 2 weeks):
    Ethical Considerations
  • May 3, 5 & 7 (M-W-F):
    HIV & Other Infectious Diseases
  • June 7, 9 & 11 (M-W-F):
    Suicide Prevention for Recovery Coaches

WHERE: Each of the 4 trainings offer live virtual sessions on dates indicated (M-W-F) and will include independent work and peer discussion on web-based platform, Moodle.

WHAT: The CRSW Virtual Training Series includes the following trainings (register for one, some, or all):

Recovery Coach Academy
Learning Objectives for RCA:

  • Describe Recovery Coach role and functions
  • List the core 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 its application
  • Increase awareness of culture, power, and privilege
  • Address ethical and boundary issues
  • Experience recovery wellness planning

Ethical Considerations

Learning Objectives for Ethical Considerations:

  • How to “stay in your lane” as a recovery coach
  • Issues around relationship boundaries and role clarity
  • The ethical decision-making process
  • How to develop guidelines for ethical decisions: Assess, Plan, Implement, Evaluate
  • Confidentiality issues with respect to treatment and other healthcare providers, and non-treatment organizations

HIV & Other Infectious Diseases

Learning Objectives for HIV training:

  • Explain the disease transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Hepatitis C (HCV), and Hepatitis B (HBV).
  • Describe the process and benefits of testing for HIV/AIDS, HCV, and HBV.
  • Identify the disease progression for HIV/AIDS and how to assess clients’ risks along that progression.
  • Give examples of ways to support clients in prevention, treatment and diagnosis of HIV/AIDS.
  • Recognize the correlation between these diseases and substance use in many clients.
  • Give examples of harm-reduction strategies for clients.
  • Identify the legal rights for those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.
  • Describe how recovery support workers can help dispel the culture of stigma related to HIV/AIDS.

Suicide Prevention

Learning Objectives for Suicide Prevention:

  • Identify the risk factors and warning signs associated with suicide.
  • Understand the correlation between suicide, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and mental health.
  • Gain the ability to talk about suicide, using person first language to reduce stigma and promote
  • help seeking behavior.
  • Understand the local and national statistics regarding suicide.
  • Describe the role of Recovery Coaches in suicide prevention.
  • Recall and practice strategies for suicide prevention.
  • Understand crisis protocol as a response to suicide prevention.

HOST PROGRAM: Wellness And Recovery Model (WARM)

REGISTRATION: Sign up for one, some, or all 4 sessions (on the same registration form) online.

CONTACT: Jenn Goulet: #ob#wtbhyrg#at#APUPAU.bet#ob# 

Event Details

February 22, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm