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What is a Recovery Coach

  • Work with people who are in, or have recently completed treatment for addiction and/or mental health problems
  • Help clients in maintain treatment gains
  • Provide up to 24/7/365 support for clients
  • Work with sponsors and families to help clients integrate treatment gains into daily life
  • Teach clients how to develop and implement plans to achieve their life goals
  • Help clients access needed community resources
  • Use multiple methods including cognitive behavioral, motivational, 12-Step and mindfulness interventions to help clients focus on making choices in the present that will benefit their future.

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Who Needs Recovery Coaches

  • 2.6 million people receive treatment for addictive disorders annually
  • That number could double under the affordable care act
  • The average cost of a residential treatment program is $19000 per month
  • The average cost for a coach to help maintain those gains is $600 per month
  • People in recovery from BOTH addiction and mental health issues need specialized support
  • More than 68% of people with an addiction also have a mental health issue
  • Earn up to $86,400 with just 12 clients out of 2,600,000 potential clients in the US

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Do What You Love

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  • Imagine going to work every day to do what you love?
  • Train in 6 months to start earning $30+/hour helping people maintain their happiness, health and sobriety.
  • Work with clients anywhere in the world from the comfort of your home.
  • Become your own boss.
  • Multimedia online classes with interactive, instructor facilitated activities.
  • No degree or prior training necessary
  • Self-paced classes  for the adult learner
  • PhD level instructors available weekdays via text and video chat, email
  • Monthly group classes

 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN: CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

NAADAC approved education provider. Self paced, multimedia, interactive courses designed by PhD level coaches and clinicians with the adult learner in mind.

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Three Prongs of Success

Coaching | Business Management | Marketing

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Coaching

  • Assessment
  • Motivational Enhancement
  • Goal Setting
  • Communication Skills
  • Using Multidisciplinary Resources
  • Identifying and Confronting Thinking Errors
  • Distress Tolerance Skills
  • Mindfulness
  • Understanding the Mind-Body Connection
  • Relapse and Vulnerability Prevention
  • and much, much more…

 

 

Business Management

  • Develop a Business Plan
  • Create a Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Documentation Practices
  • How to Start a Business
  • Write Your Business Plan
  • Choose Your Business Structure
  • Choose & Register Your Business
  • Choose Your Business Location & Equipment
  • Business Licenses & Permits
  • Learn About Business Laws
  • Business Financials
  • Finance Your Business
  • Filing & Paying Taxes
  • Hire & Retain Employees

 

Marketing

  • Create a Marketing Plan
    • Review your target market
    • Identify competitors
    • Carve out a unique niche for your business
  • Develop a Web Presence
  • Create a Facebook Page
  • Identify Referral Sources
  • Develop a Social Marketing Strategy
  • Identify Obstacles Standing in the Way of Your Success
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • 15 Creative Ways to Find Clients

Curriculum

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  • Introduction to Recovery Coaching
  • Interplay of Addictions and Mood Disorders
  • Mind Body Connection: When Things Go Wrong
  • Understanding Diagnosis and Symptoms
  • Understanding Chemical & Behavioral Addictions
  • Understanding Depression
  • Understanding Anxiety & PTSD
  • Identifying Strengths, Needs & Preferences
  • Communication Skills and Developing Rapport
  • Understanding and Maintaining Motivation
  • Creating Individualized, Effective Goals
  • Mindfulness: What Is It & Why Is It Important
  • Preventing Vulnerabilities in Recovery
  • Multidisciplinary Resources
  • Self Help and Support Groups
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Helping Clients Address Triggers and Cravings
  • Brief Interventions
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Interventions
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Overview
  • Self-Esteem Building Techniques
  • Addressing Abandonment
  • Co-Dependency Overview
  • Ethics in Coaching and Counseling
  • Assessment and Reassessment Techniques
  • Progress Notes
  • Business Management
  • Marketing

Group Mentoring

novaThe first week of each month you will have access to a live, interactive discussion session.  This is a time meant for you to ask questions about what you are learning, interact with your fellow students and brainstorm ways to rapidly achieve your action challenges and fill your client books.

Online Practicum

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You will be required to identify at least 3 goals of your choosing during the training and complete the coaching process on yourself.  You will walk through the entire process from assessment to termination.  Keep it simple— Goals such as starting to exercise, eating better, stress management etc.

The first Monday of each month you will be able to present your case as you go through each step, and receive feedback from your instructor(s) and fellow students.  You will need to be able to send audio during these sessions, but video is not required.

One on One Consultation with Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

dr-is-in1cYou will not be alone.  If you need more assistance during the program, Dr. Snipes is available to provide 1-on-1 consultation and suggestions. Cost: $20/session up to 30 minutes.

 

Take Action

bigstock_Learn_To_Lead_And_Earn_24903014Encounter action challenges each week to get you closer to your goal.  Some of these challenges include:

 

 

  • Complete an assessment
  • Identify your goals and develop a service plan
  • Work on the goals for 6 weeks, reporting on progress each week
  • Complete a reassessment and make discharge recommendations
  • Form your business
  • Complete a market survey
  • Write a business plan
  • Develop a marketing strategy
  • Develop a website
  • Develop a Facebook page
  • Get a phone number for your business
  • Create and order business cards
  • Review your website for SEO

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