What Is a Recovery Coach?
What is required to become a Recovery Coach?
- Coaches are required to undergo 46 hours of training, to include 16 hours of ethics training.
- The desire to help and assist those in need.
What are the roles of a Recovery Coach?
- To mentor and assist those in recovery.
- To become a friend, or someone to rely on.
- To motivate and encourage those in need to achieve and retain complete sobriety.
- To provide guidance and assistance through difficult times.
- To act as a source or guidance counselor.
- To be a role model to those in recovery.
- To promote and demonstrate a sober lifestyle.
Who can benefit from Recovery Coaching?
Those who participate/complete the recovery program can expect to learn:
- Practices and self-acceptance techniques to feel comfortable and confident in their choice to be sober.
- Ability to take control of one’s urges and temptations and re-engage in treatment and/or recovery, including relapse episodes.
- Decrease or abstain from criminal activity/involvement.
- Positive attitude/mentality towards a sober lifestyle. Strong belief that recovery is possible.
- Participation in communal activities, and increased desire to partake in recovery functions and family gatherings.
- Anyone suffering from a chronic substance and/or alcohol use addiction. Ages range from teen adolescence to adults.
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