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Upcoming Webinar: Using Recovery Coaches in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Posted by on October 9th, 2018 Posted in: Continuing Education


Date/Time: October 18, 2018 1-2 PM ET

PresentersRichard 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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Recovering Coaching program as a method to treat substance use disorder.
  • Learn what motivational interviewing is and how to use motivational interviewing in goal-centered, and client-centered situations.
  • Understand the data that has been collected about the success of the Recovery Coaching program at the UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Register at: https://nnlm.gov/class/using-recovery-coaches-substance-use-disorder-treatment/8878

 

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