NEW COURSE! Wellness in Recovery: Coach & Advocate Training

2021 Schedule

December: Monday, 12/6 & Tuesday, 12/7 (9am-3pm both days via Zoom)

2022 Schedule

January: TBA
February: TBA


Wellness in Recovery: Coach & Advocate Training

Our NEW blended curriculum to train and equip Recovery Professionals with the skills necessary to support peers in the healing process.

Of the 46 total hours within this curriculum, 10 hours are facilitated live over two days (via Zoom), while the remaining 36 hours are available through distance learning at the individuals own pace.

This course is approved by the New York Certification Board for Foundational Training. Click here to learn more about the training requirements:

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REGISTRATION: Wellness in Recovery: Coach & Advocate Training

Once you’ve registered for the training, we will send you an invoice for payment.

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CRPA-F (Family) 10 HR Classroom Component

The CRPA-Family is a specialty certification developed by ASAP through funding from the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). Its purpose is to better serve family members with youth, aged 21 years or under, who experience social, emotional, medical, developmental, substance use or behavioral challenges in their homes, schools or communities. Individuals who qualify for the CRPA-Family will be authorized to provide Medicaid-reimbursable family peer support services in approved OASAS settings. The CRPA-Family employs a wide array of support services including: engagement, bridging, transition support, empowerment, parent skill development and community connections, building recovery capital at both personal and community levels. read more

This 2-day training (10 hours) builds on the required online pre-requisite training (10 hours).

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Spirituality for Recovery Coaches

Got Spirituality? Spirituality is not only a deeply personal subject, it is often a large component of recovery. So, how do you guide someone through their own process while managing your own stuff?

The purpose of this program is to help you as a recovery coach understand what spirituality is and how you would help someone in their own process of discovering spirituality. This two day course will help you explore your own beliefs and values as it comes to spirituality. Continue reading “Spirituality for Recovery Coaches”

Supervising Peers in Clinical Settings

This training was initially developed and trained for SAMHSA to support the supervision process of peers. It has been expanded into a thorough, two-day training to best equip supervisors with the skills and awareness needed to effectively supervise peers in clinical settings.


  • Gain an understanding of best practices in Peer Recovery Support Supervision
  • Learn the Core Competencies of Peer Recovery Support Supervision
  • Identify seven tasks of providing Peer Recovery Support Supervision
  • Discover the four fundamental aspects of the Peer Recovery Support role

12 CEUs

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The Power of Peers

Recovery coaching and peer services are the solution to the missing piece in the continuum of care for addiction.

In this workshop attendees will learn why, what and how behind these services.

Some of these include:

  • the five fundamentals of recovery coaching and peer services
  • the various roles for these services
  • the difference between these and other roles
  • career and growth opportunities

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Recovery Coach Academy for Young Adults

Recovery Coach Academy for Young Adults

New for 2018!

We are extremely excited to announce a new version of our nationally recognized Recovery Coach Academy specifically designed for Young Adults.  The Center for Addiction Recovery Training (CART) has developed this training to enhance the skills of Young Adults looking to serve others as Recovery Coaches as well as those individuals who will be supporting young adults on their recovery journey.

Although the core framework and learning objectives are the same as our original RCA, this one has been geared towards the unique learning styles of young people.  In a mix of fast-paced, interactive exercises at the Continue reading “Recovery Coach Academy for Young Adults”

Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches

Recovery coaching as a peer-to-peer recovery support services has grown exponentially over the past few years. Over 12,500 coaches have been trained using the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy alone. The issue of ethical considerations has been discussed in many circles yet formal training has been lacking. This two day training addresses this critical need. Using presentations, small group Continue reading “Ethical Considerations for Recovery Coaches”

CCAR Recovery Coach Academy©

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. Continue reading “CCAR Recovery Coach Academy©”