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Healthy Acadia to Offer Recovery Coach Training

Ellsworth –  Healthy Acadia is excited to offer a Connecticut Community for Addiction (CCAR) Recovery Coach Training on September 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2017. The 30-hour CCAR Recovery Coach Training program will be offered as a four-day course at the Ramada Inn, 215 High Street, Ellsworth.  Classes will meet from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm each day. Participants will be expected to complete an additional 2 hours of independent study daily to complete the training program.

Recovery coaches are individuals who may be in recovery, a friend or family member of someone in recovery, or a recovery ally. This training will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to guide and mentor others through their own recovery process.

Participants will learn to:

  • Describe the roles and functions of a recovery coach
  • List the components, core values & guiding principles of recovery
  • Build skills to embrace relationships
  • Explore many dimensions of recovery & recovery coaching
  • Discover attitudes about self-disclosure & sharing your story
  • Understand the stages of recovery
  • Explore ethical and boundary issues
  • Experience recovery wellness planning
  • And more.

For more information about recovery coaching and the CCAR model visit

Registration and payment are required in advance. This course is primarily offered to residents of Hancock and Washington counties, with a tuition fee of $100. The course fee includes the workbook and a light breakfast every day. If you are interested in attending and are from outside Hancock and Washington counties (or if you are interested in hosting a similar training in your community) please call for more information. 30 CEU’s are available for full course completion. A limited number of financial scholarships are available upon request, and we encourage you to call for more details.

If you are interested in promoting recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery and serving as a personal guide and mentor for others seeking or already in recovery, this training is for you! Register online at: or find Healthy Acadia on Facebook to find the event listing and registration link. For more information, please contact Denise by e-mail [email protected] or call 667-7171 x 15.

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