New York Recovery Coach Training
Dear Provider or Recovery Organization:
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are pleased to offer a free of charge five-day Recovery Coaching Training- April 2 – 1; 6. Participants must purchase their own copy of the Recovery Coach Academy Manual for the cost of $44.00, (instructions below). This training is for individuals who are involved in the recovery initiation of others and/or who are in sustained recovery themselves and want to become a personal guide and mentor for people seeking or already in recovery.
Recovery Coaching is a peer-based recovery service that is non-clinical and designed to engage others beyond recovery initiation through stabilization and into recovery maintenance. Similar peer interventions in clinical settings have been shown to improve engagement and retention of people seeking services. It is also known that long-term treatment outcomes are improved by assertive linkages to community-based recovery supports such as Reco very Coaching.
– Help to initiate and sustain an individual/family in their recovery from substance use disorder or addiction.
– Promote recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery
– Serve as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking, or already in recovery
This five day training provided, is provided by Rochester General Health Systems Behavioral Health Network. The training will cover the Connecticut Center for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) model for peer speciali st roles and responsibilities.
Each participant must purchase a Recovery Coach Academy Manual.
Agency Check or money order only, made out to Cynde Kinyon for $44.00 and must be submitted to Cynde Kinyon.
The schedule and location for this training is as follows:
Dates: April 2-6 (Monday – Friday)
Location: Rochester Mental Health Center
490 East Ridge Road
Rochester NY 14621
Time: Day 1 & Day 2; 8:30 a.m. Sign in 9:00 a.m. Training
Day 2 – 5 9am – 4pm
Participants will receive a Recovery Coach Certificate and a Standardized OASAS Certificate of completion applicable for OASAS CASAC, CPP and CPS Credit upon completion of the training. No certificates will be issued for partial completion.
To be eligible to submit an application for New York Recovery Coaching training, candidates must have sponsorship from OASAS Provider Agency, other Human Services Provider Agency or Recovery Organization. The provider agencies/organization shall identify a candidate(s) to attend the training and submit the attached application. The candidates may be agency volunteers or staff members with personal and/or professional experience with recovery from alcohol/drug/gambling related problems.
The application for participation in this t raining requires the submission of the attached application which includes a brief description how the Recovery Coach Training will be utilized in delivery of services.
Please submit a cover letter demonstrating executive level support and your agency’s commitment to facilitate the sponsored candidate(s)’ participation in training as well as implementation efforts post training, along with two copies of the application for each candidate.
Applications must be received March 9, 2012
Cynde Kinyon, Recovery Coach & Recovery Coach Trainer
PROS, Personalized Recovery Oriented Services
224 Alexander Street
Rochester, NY 14607
Or a single copy sent electronically to Cynthia.Kinyon@Rochestergeneral.org
Recovery Coach Academy Calendar of Events
February 29 Announcement
March 9 Application Deadline (Noon)
March 12 Acceptance Letter
March 16 RCA Manual Fee of $44 (Noon)
April 2- 9 Recovery Coach Academy
Questions regarding the application process may be directed to the s ame e-mail address or by telephone at 585-922-7659.
Please complete a separate application for each candidate. Attach supporting documentation if necessary.
SPONSORING ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
IDENTIFY THE SPECIFIC PROGRAM YOU PROPOSE TO INTEGRATE RECOVERY COACHING
PRU No. (if applicable):
PRU Address (if different from above)
Contact Name and Title:
TRAINING CANDIDATE INFORMATION
Training Candidate Name:
Role with Organization:
Other (please explain below)
TRAINING CANDIDATE’S PLAN
Briefly describe your experience with substance abuse recovery: & nbsp; &nbs p;
Briefly describe your history of sustained recovery, if relevant:
Explain why you are interested in Recovery Coach training:
How do you think Recovery Coaching can benefit others?
What do you think coaches may guide others to achieve, e.g. to assist in engaging individuals in recovery from crisis services into treatment, to assist in accessing mutually‐assisted recovery supports, etc.
How will success be measured?
ORGANIZATION PLAN TO UTILIZE PEER RECOVERY COACHING
Explain why the organization is interested in Recovery Coach training:
Are there specific access and retention challenges that you currently face that you hope to address through Recovery Coach training?
Please describe these challenges as well as the results you hope to achieve:
How will Recovery Coaching be utilized in the delivery of services? Please be specific in describing how you intend to utilize peer recovery coaches, e.g. assist in engaging clients from crisis services into treatment, to assist clients in accessing mutually assisted recovery supports, etc.: