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Description of ProgramOffers a program to help students prepare to work in the addiction and mental health field as a Recovery Coach. A recovery coach is someone who helps people along the path of recovery either before, during, after or instead of treatment. Recovery Coaches do not provide clinical help or dispense medication; instead they work with the recoveree, either as a solo coach or as part of a team. Learn to help patients engage with treatment and help them develop the various skills needed for recovery. This class fulfills the 60 hour educational requirements set forth by NYS and the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to become a NYS-certified Recovery Coach or Recovery Peer Advocate. Class includes extensive preparation for the certification exam. Instructor will provide information pertaining to exam testing locations and the application process. This class has four modules: Module I-Recovery Coach Academy (30hrs); Module II-NYS Ethics (12hrs); Module III-Medically Assisted Treatment (6hrs) and Module IV-Spirituality (12hrs). Upon successful completion of each module you will receive a Healthspan.US certificate as well as information to receive your CCAR Certificate (Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery) which you will need to file your NYS application. Curriculum includes the role of recovery coaches in the recovery process, core values and guiding principles of recovery, the stages of recovery, wellness planning, ethics and guidelines for making ethical decisions, as well as spirituality. The course covers the history, concepts and varieties of Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) that may be used during recovery pathways that include a medication component. These classes can be taken by CASAC (Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor) and CPS (Credentialed Prevention Specialist), & for re-credentialing and continuing education credits Call for more detailed information.
Geographic AreaDix Hills, New York; Town of Huntington, New York; Suffolk County, New York
Client Information
EligibilityAdults on space available basis with tuition.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 117 Westminster Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipDix Hills, NY 11746
Mailing Address 117 Westminster Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipDix Hills, NY 11746
Main Phone(631)261-3600 ext 245
Other Phone(631)667-6000 x320
Additional Information
Last UpdateMar19
Affiliated Agency and Services
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Affiliated Services: RECOVERY COACH