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January 2022 Dates:
- Wednesday January 5th 11am-1pm ET
First Live Online meeting with Facilitator Isabelle Wettergren Addiction Awareness
- Wednesday January 12th
- Wednesday January 19th 11am-1pm ET
Second Live Online meeting with Facilitator Isabelle Wettergren Addiction Awareness
- Wednesday January 26th 11am-3pm ET
Third Live Online meeting with Facilitator Jesse Harless Facilitation Training
- Wednesday February 2nd 10am-1pm ET
Fourth Live Online meeting with Facilitator Jesse Harless Resiliency Training
- Wednesday February 9th 7pm ET
Fifth Live Coaching call with Jesse Harless (Optional)
First FOUR Live Sessions are mandatory for successful completion of the program.
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Over 70% of illicit users are in full or part-time employment and most users don’t seek help for their problem leading to suffering in families and communities – the main reason for this silence is STIGMA.
Yet, addiction is preventable and treatable.
Do You Want to Learn How You Can Guide Safe & Comfortable Workplace Discussions About Addiction?
The missing piece in prevention efforts for substance misuse has been an effective strategy to reach a broad Adult population in both community and workplace settings. Current prevention funding is targeted for children/ youth or for specific substances.
Watch this short video on Stigma of substance Abuse
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Introducing the Certified Facilitator in Addiction Awareness training program
Facilitators may include, but are not limited to, persons that identify with the following roles: Coaches, Counselors, Health Educators, HR, Wellness and Healthcare Professionals, and other Recovery Peers and Advocates
Here’s What You’re Going to Learn:
You will be able to invite participants into authentic conversation and experiential learning surrounding the breaking down of stigma and silence around addiction issues.
Students will earn Certification and access to use a practical, engaging Addiction Awareness ‘Lunch & Learn’ Presentation and related materials. The course content is presented in three parts:
1. Addiction Awareness
2. Professional Facilitation Skills
3. Resiliency Training
Students share content and resources designed to reduce stigma, overcome myths, build resiliency, and promote conscious choices about alcohol, drugs and other risky behaviors. Students will identify, engage, deliver content, and follow-up with a range of community groups and businesses.
Upon completion of Addiction Awareness Facilitator Training, participants will be able to:
1. Communicate the Potential of Awareness to reduce the costs and impact of Addiction.
2. Understand the Stages of Change Model and its application to Addiction Recovery.
3. Identify the hidden costs and impacts that substance misuse disorders and addiction have on individuals, families, and the workforce.
4. Learn the four stages of Addictive Behavior and how personal knowledge, values and behaviors can influence, prevent and reduce the risk and cost of addiction in each stage.
5. Create an environment that encourages safe and comfortable discussions about Addiction.
6. Learn to use an active learning model based in Appreciative Inquiry to stimulate and engage participants.
7. Identify and present the Addiction Awareness “Lunch & Learn” presentation to a business or community group, including follow up with host and participant evaluations for ICARE.
8. Direct all participants to Resources provided by ICARE the International Center for Addiction and Recovery Education.
- What addiction is and is not
- Costs and consequences of addiction
- Costs of addiction in the workplace
- Stages of addiction
- Disrupting stigma
Use active learning to stimulate and engage participants. Deliver your content using a model that is:
- Strength-based and grounded in Positive Psychology
- Present & Mindful rather than Abstract or Lecture focused
- Uses Appreciative Inquiry, Neuroscience and Experiential Learning Theory
- Experience additional training on building resiliency in recovery
- Learn to deliver a Resiliency Workshop
Here’s EXACTLY what you’ll get when you register for the Certified Facilitator in Addiction Awareness course:
1. Training includes: Full Participant Guide and Ready-to-Use Materials
2. Facilitators also Receive: Introductory Membership in iCoachRecovery, Participation in Closed Facebook Group, Discounts on Other Certification Programs
3. 14-hour CEU Training Live Online
Become a Certified Addiction Awareness Facilitator and Together We Can:
Reinvent the Conversation about Addiction
Optimize Best Practices from Wellness, Prevention & Recovery
Build Resilience, Change Lives, Families, Businesses & Communities through Practical, Engaging & Safe Conversations
Raise Awareness and Break the Silence Caused by Stigma
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