Trainings

These trainings for providers, consumers, peers and advocates will help you learn and develop your skills to support behavioral health and wellness.

Visit the Harm Reduction Training Institute webpage to view free webinars on Motivational Interviewing for People Who Use Drugs, Safe Injection and Basic Wound Care and De-Escalation and Conflict Management.

  • CCAR Recovery Coach Academy Training

    This is a 5-day required Core training designed for individuals interested in becoming Peer Support Specialists. The training will provide individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into sustain long term recovery. Total 30 Hours of CEUs: 7.5 Advocacy, 9 Ethics,5.25 Mentoring, 8.25 Wellness.

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    Monday, November 09, 2020
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
  • Advocacy Domain Training

    This training will help Peer Recovery Specialists gain knowledge and skills for advocacy. This training includes defining advocacy and demonstrate the difference between little a and Big A advocacy, methods, skills and traits for successful advocacy, explain why self-advocacy is important in the role Certified Peer Recovery Specialists.

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    Monday, November 09, 2020
    9:30 am to 12:30 pm EST
  • Recovery/Wellness Training

    This training is a Peer Recovery Specialist domain training. This training includes understanding effective communication, understand basic Motivational Interviewing Techniques, 8 Dimensions of Wellness and understanding the impact of trauma and the use of Trauma Informed Care. 3 CEUs

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    Friday, November 20, 2020
    9:30 am to 12:00 am EST
  • Mentoring/Education Domain Training

    This training is a Peer Recovery Specialist Domain training which highlights the knowledge, skills and abilities associated with implementation of the job task related to the Mentoring/Education domain. The training includes recognizing the characteristics of an effective role model, active listing skills, how to recognize when self-care is needed and the various forms of self-care, understanding the importance of maintaining the Peer relationship, Peer navigation, how to share experiences and conflict resolution techniques.

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    Thursday, December 03, 2020
    9:30 am to 12:30 pm EST
  • Ethical Responsibility Domain Training

    This training is a Peer Recovery Specialist domain training. The training includes review the roles and scope of work of the PRS, ethics, rights, responsibilities & consent, understanding the guiding principles for PRS, dual relationships, cultural attunement and associated biases and peer-based ethical decision making. 7 CEUs

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    Thursday, December 17, 2020
    9:30 am to 1:30 pm EST

There are no upcoming harm reduction trainings.