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Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery: Recovery Coach Academy



Date and Time

Thursday, January 12, 2017
8:45 am to 4 pm


Hypertherm, Training Room #2
71 Heater Road
Lebanon, NH

ALL Together, a program of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and Hypertherm are pleased to present the nationally recognized training academy, Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery: Recovery Coach Academy.

What is a Recovery Coach? Anyone interested in promoting recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery and serving as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking or already in recovery.

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.

All participants who attend in full, will receive a Certificate of Achievement upon completion of an online evaluation after the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy©.

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 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

To register, email the following information to Aita Romain (aita.romain@hitchcock.org) by December 29, 2016:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone
  • Mailing Address
  • City
  • State

You can also register by filling out the registration form on the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© flyer (PDF).

Keywords: Community Health Education, Medical Certification and Continuing Education, Mental and Spiritual Wellness