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Peer Recovery Training Classes

Use your experience in addiction and recovery to gain a professional job helping others. Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore and train to become a guide, mentor, and support for others who want long-term recovery from alcohol or drug addiction.

Choose from our list of Peer Recovery Training programs and classes.

 

 

 

CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© Training

Use your experience in addiction and recovery to gain a professional job helping others. If you have experience with substance use and recovery and have ever wanted to work in the recovery field, this is the path for you.

Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore to become a trained peer recovery specialist through this MABPCB approved training.

When you complete this intensive five-day CCAR Recovery Coach Academy©, you will be able to:

  • Describe the 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 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 awareness of culture, power and privilege
  • Address ethical and boundaries issues
  • Experience recovery wellness planning
Upcoming Class Schedule

Dates: March 18th-22nd with at home assignments
Time: 5pm-9pm
Location: Virtual
Instructor: Adam Trionfo, BS, RPS, CPRS, Catholic Charities
Cost: $400
CEUs: Eligible for 30 MABPCB-approved CEUs upon completion (Advocacy 7.5, Ethics 9, Mentoring/Education 5.25, Wellness/Recovery 8.25). Participants may also receive peer supervision hours.

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Questions? Contact Adam Trionfo, CPRS, RPS at [email protected] or 667-600-3439.

 

Ethics for Peers

This is an MABPCB approved training with Catholic Charities. Catholic Charities serves children, families, seniors, people living in poverty, and individuals struggling with substance use at 80 programs at over 200 locations throughout Maryland.

Participants of this course will be able to:

  • Understand the role of ethics and its importance as a peer recovery coach
  • Learn the importance of setting boundaries
  • Demonstrate the role ethics play in the decision making process
  • Develop an awareness of issues like bias, confidentiality and commonly occurring ethical scenarios
Upcoming Class Schedule

Dates: Monday, March 4th and Tuesday, March 5th
Time: 6pm-9pm
Location: Virtual
Instructor: Adam Trionfo, BS, RPS, CPRS, Catholic Charities
Cost: $100
CEUs: Eligible for 6 MABPCB-approved CEUs in the Ethics Domain.

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Questions? Contact Adam Trionfo, CPRS, RPS at [email protected] or 667-600-3439.

 

Unhoused Heroes: Outreach and Peer Recovery with Veterans

According to NIDA, 11% of those presenting for care at the Veteran’s Administration are diagnosed with substance use disorder, a much higher rate than the general population. Rates of Chronic Homelessness, as defined by Congress, are twice as high among veterans than the general population. Despite decades of efforts from the VA and extensive media coverage of drug use and housing insecurity among veterans, substance use continues to rise among veterans and active military.

Participants of this course will be able to:

  • Compare rates of SUD an Mental Health in veteran and civilian population
  • Understand the internal and external barriers Veterans face when seeking treatment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of PTSD, transference and counter-transference as it applies to veterans
  • Identify and describe resources for veterans, including those who do not have access to the Veterans Administration
  • Understand the effects of military culture on both addiction and recovery
  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively engage with veterans using motivational interviewing and trauma-informed care
Upcoming Class Schedule

Dates: Saturday, March 2nd and Sunday, March 3rd
Time: 9am-2pm
Location: Virtual
Instructors: Adam Trionfo, BS, RPS, CPRS, Catholic Charities & Daniel Dexter, ES, U.S. Army Veteran, Recovery Coach
Cost: $150
CEUs: 10 MABPCB approved CEUs (Advocacy 2.5, Ethical Responsibility 1, Mentoring/Education 4.75, Recovery/Wellness 1.75)

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Questions?
Contact Adam Trionfo at [email protected] or 667-600-3439.