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Course 421: Recovery Coaching and Peer Support Specialist

$700.00
SKU: CVC 421

Professor: TBA

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to gain the knowledge and skills to excel as a peer support specialist as evidenced by possessing the knowledge necessary to pass the various state and national certification exams. Students will also begin the process of applying for certification in their state and complete a portfolio outlining in detail the remaining steps to complete in order to become certified.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the history, rationale and theoretical framework of Recovery Management and Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
  2. Demonstrate aptitude in completing forms related to Peer Recovery Services
  3. Conduct and explain basic services including case management, screening and intake, service planning and coordination, crisis management and referral
  4. Describe basic models of treatment of substance use disorders (SUD) and co-occurring disorders (COD) including trauma informed care
  5. Explain the importance of culturally relevant treatment and demonstrate basic cultural awareness
  6. Describe the impact of various substances on the brain and body
  7. Discuss basic ethical principles as related to the peer specialist role
  8. Describe HIV and other infectious disease common among those with SUD
  9. Describe and begin the process of completing certification requirements
  10. Identify current local positions available upon certification
  11. Complete the steps necessary to pursue employment in their state

Books

Title Cost

Davila, R.; Griffin, J.; Gamache, P. and Ballard, M. (2018) Behavioral Health Mentor: A Recovery Coach Model for Peer Recovery Support Specialist CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, (1 Edition). 170 pages ISBN: 978-1722915902

$9.95
Tuition Cost $700.00
Total Cost of Course, including Books (at Full Price) $79.95

Syllabus


 

To register for this course:

  1. If you are not already a student: Apply Now & agree to the terms of the included Enrollment Agreement. Once your application is approved, log in to Populi to register.
  2. If you are a student: log in to Populi, and register from your student dashboard.

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