Date/Time: October 18, 2018 1-2 PM ET
Presenters: Richard Kenny, CADC Recovery Coach, UMassMemorial Medical Center and Rob Ryan, LADC Recovery Coach, UMassMemorial Medical Center
Abstract: A Recovery Coach is a person who helps remove the personal and environmental obstacles to recovery, links the newly recovering person to the recovering community and serves as a personal guide and mentor in the management of personal and family recovery. In this webinar you will learn what motivational interviewing is and how it aids in the change process and communicates acceptance. Rich and Rob will present an overview of the Recovery Coaching program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. They will also share the data they have collected from their program about the use of recovery coaching in the treatment of substance use disorder.