Recovery Teaching Certificate

Each of the courses has a syllabus outlining expectations, assignments, activities, learning objectives, and criteria for successful completion. The course objectives are cross-walked with the blueprint of the Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner credential requirements so that recovery principles and values are maintained and strengthened throughout the course. Students will be able to demonstrate communication, education, and recovery coaching skills in the performance of their job as facilitators in group and classroom settings. Students graduating from this program will have the opportunity of using the education skills as Recovery Educators and Coaches in the field of behavioral health.

The Recovery Teaching Certificate (310 hours) – $6,000.00 All inclusive (Includes all courses listed below, textbooks and Relias online training program account)

  • Tuition Cost – $5,600
  • Computer Training Access (including Relias Training Platform) – $160
  • Books – $240 (approximate; see your instructor for listing)

Students will be able to demonstrate communication, education, and recovery coaching skills in the performance of their job as facilitators in group and classroom settings. The course objectives are cross-walked with the blueprint of the Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) credential.

Participants will gain an appreciation and comprehensive understanding of adult learning styles, and ways to involve students in dynamic discussions and educational activities. Students will learn the value of evidence-based practices, how to identify evidence-based practices and how to incorporate evidence-based practices in the delivery of behavioral health programs. Students graduating from this program will have the opportunity of using the education skills as Recovery Educators and Facilitators in the field of behavioral health.

The Benefit of adding the Teaching classes to your Job Coaching program: Increased employability and career advancement by utilizing transferrable skills in a wide variety of Behavioral Health positions including group leadership and training facilitation.

Required Classes

  • REC 300 (30) – Recovery Pathways
  • REC 400 (30) – Communication Skills I in Counseling and Recovery
  • REC 403 (30) – Recovery Coaching in Multicultural Settings
  • REC 405 (30) – Self-Directed Documentation and Writing Skills       (includes “Computers in Recovery”)
  • REC 500 (30) – Substance Abuse Recovery Training (Formerly REC 404 – Resilience with Substance Abuse & Other Life Challenges)
  • REC 600 (30) – Ethics in Recovery Education
  • REC 700 (30) – Recovery Education Theory and Practice for Teachers & Facilitators (a.k.a. Methods Class)
  • REC 800 (100) – Recovery Education Center Internship (includes 100 hours of field placement)

Graduation from the Recovery Teaching Certificate Program

Students who have received a grade of “C” or better in every course (6 + Internship) outlined as part of this program, will receive a certificate upon graduation. This certificate qualifies graduates to apply for Recovery Educator, Recovery Coach, Group Facilitator and, with provider-defined eligibility, BHPP, BHT and BHP positions within the behavioral health system.

Upon successful completion of the Recovery Coaching Certificate Program, students will be able to apply for positions requesting skills defined under Chapter 900 – Q 963 Peer and Recovery Support Training, Credentialing and Supervision Requirements in the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Provider Manual.

Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the competency test and, upon successful completion of the test, be credentialed as Certified Peer Support Specialists.

Graduates of this program meet the requirements for Behavioral Health Technician as defined by Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Provider Manual.

Please feel free to review our current REC Enrollment/Application Form and REC 2019–2020 Catalog which outlines the modules and competencies taught during this course.

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