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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.
July 13, 2021 (2 hours)
week break for assignments
July 27, 2021 (2 hours)
August 3, 2021 (4 hours)
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
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:
Course Overview: By the end of the Certified Facilitator in Addiction Awareness training, you will be able to deliver an engaging business or community presentation that quickly reveals the truth about addiction.
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 two parts:
1. Addiction Awareness
2. Professional Facilitation Skills
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 busines 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.
• Costs and consequences of addiction
• Costs of addiction in the workplace
• Stages of addiction
• Disrupting stigma
• Strength-based and grounded in Positive Psychology
• Present & Mindful rather than Abstract or Lecture focused
• Uses Appreciative Inquiry, Neuroscience and Experiential Learning Theory
2. Facilitators also Receive: Introductory Membership in iCoachRecovery, Participation in Closed Facebook Group, Discounts on Other Certification Programs
3. 10-hour 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
NEXT Class July, 2021 ~ Book Now before the class fills up!
You may participate in the special CFAA Program Preview for the discounted price of only $997.