100 hours*, allocated as follows:
a. Recovery Residence Operations and Administration: 20 hours

  • NARR Standards for Recovery Residences/http://farronline.org/standards-ethics/standards/
  • 397.487 Voluntary certification of recovery residences.
  • Writing Policies and Procedures
  • Risk Management
b. Maintaining the Physical Residence: 20 hours
  • Crisis Prevention and Intervention
  • Verbal De-Escalation
  • Disaster Planning
c. Resident Screening and Admissions: 10 hours
  • Behavioral -health screening tools
  • Medication management
  • Signs and symptoms of intoxication & withdrawal
d. Residence Recovery Support: 30 hours
  • Understanding Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Motivational Enhancement
  • Wellness Strategies
  • Practical Living Skills (interpersonal Effectiveness)
e. Legal, Professional and Ethical Responsibilities: 20 hours
  • FARR Code of Ethics http://farronline.org/narr-code-of-ethics/
  • Client Rights
  • Cultural competence
  • Documentation
  • Emotional/social intelligence (Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance)