Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) Recovery Coach Academy

Trainings at this time are for residents of Monroe, LaCrosse or Vernon Counties only.



Attendees MUST complete all sessions. Trainings are virtual via Zoom.

Please send an email indicating your interest to: [email protected] to get your name on the list for the next Recovery Coach Academy.  When we have enough people interested, we will schedule another training.

The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy is a 30 hour intensive training focused on providing the skills needs to remove barriers and obstacles to recovery and serve as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking or already in recovery. Attendees will receive a certificate of completion for Recovery Coach Academy. CCAR certified Recovery Coach Academy trainers will be leading the class.

CCAR Recovery Coach Academy participants will be trained to:

  • Describe Recovery Coach role and functions

  • List 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 applications

  • Increase awareness of culture, power and privilege

  • Address ethical and boundaries issues

  • Experience recovery wellness planning

  • Practice newly acquired skills

To learn more about being a Recovery Coach, please visit

Interested in signing up for Recovery Coach Academy? Contact us today to get more information!

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