Hartford, Connecticut (PRWEB) June 28, 2013
Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery™, a leading national nonprofit organization that promotes recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction through advocacy, education, and service, held another successful CCAR Recovery Coach Academy on June 17-21, 2013 in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
As with previous CCAR RCA trainings, the intensive five-day program was held at the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership in Rocky Hill, CT, for individuals interested in learning how to promote recovery by serving as a personal guide and mentor to those seeking or already in recovery. The fee for the training was $675 per person. CCAR’s Recovery Coach Academy also included an optional Training of Trainers component for those interested in becoming a trainer of the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy. There was an additional fee of $475 per person for this training module.
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 June training was taught by nationally recognized trainers Phillip Valentine, CCAR Executive Director, and Art Woodard, MSW, CCAR Recovery Coach Master Trainer, utilizing a dynamic approach to learning that blended both process and content. Several topics were covered such as the roles of a recovery coach, guiding principles of recovery, relationship skill building, stages of change and their application, ethical issues, and more. The next CCAR RCA training is scheduled to take place on August 19-24, 2103 at the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
According to Jenna Marcinkowski, a recent participant who successfully completed CCAR’s Recovery Coach Academy, the experience was engaging, mind opening, and highly rewarding. "This training was truly amazing…I had two great coaches who made the entire experience fun and informative, and I love all the skills I have been taught." Marcinkowski continued, "The CCAR RCA is really going to help me become a better peer support & recovery coach…I'm so grateful for this program."
CCAR’s Recovery Coach Academy offers its participants several unique features:
-There is no requirement for participants to have spent time in recovery; individuals in recovery -- as well as family members, friends, and allies -- are welcome to attend CCAR’s Recovery Coach Academy.
-There is no application or selection process (except for scholarships).
-Taught by a team of nationally recognized trainers, including Jim Wuelfing, Art Woodard, Phil Valentine, Deb Dettor, Fred and Sharon Chappelle.
-In Connecticut, CCAR’s Recovery Coach Academy provides 30 hours towards the Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC) credential.
With national recognition that has fueled significant demand for this highly effective training program, CCAR’s Recovery Coach Academy has been widely embraced by numerous government agencies, organizations, and individuals from all over the United States and around the world. Among the many clients currently taking advantage of CCAR’s unique offering are the Federal Government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), The Resource Training Center, AdCare Educational Institute, Inc., New England Institute of Addiction Studies, Southern Coast Addiction Technology Transfer Center, as well as several other clients in more than 30 states.
ABOUT CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY FOR ADDICTION RECOVERY
Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery™ (CCAR) is a Hartford, Connecticut based 501(c)3 nonprofit that works nationally to promote recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction through advocacy, education and service. The organization "puts a face on recovery" and provides recovery support services that connect people to resources that inspire hope and healing. CCAR is working to end the discrimination that surrounds recovery and ensures that those in recovery are treated with dignity and respect. To learn more about the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery, visit http://www.ccar.us. Shop online at The Recovery Store™ for the latest in books, videos, DVD's, CCAR merchandise, Recovery Coaching Materials, and Event /Training Registration.