As changes occur throughout the healthcare industry, social systems are adjusting to maximize delivery of services and measure the outcomes of recovery coaching. As a result, peer advocates have taken on a new and enhanced meaning for service providers. Recovery coaches and peer advocates are being employed in hospital emergency departments, case management systems, substance use disorder treatment settings and private behavioral health offices. This training will help to prepare individuals for employment in any of the above settings.

This five-day training utilizes the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) model. Its purpose and focus is on training individuals interested in becoming peer-based recovery supports to individuals recovering from chemical dependency. Click here to view the requirements for each of the different NYS certifications (CARC, CRPA and CRPA-P).

Upon completion of this training, participants will receive 30 CEUs

For additional information regarding this or any of ABHS’s trainings, or to schedule one in your workplace, contact us at 518-729-2126 or