Dr. Cali Estes - The Addictions Academy ®

Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS)

Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS)

Our Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS)  training is for those that want the Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) or Certified Peer Support Specialist (CPSS) designation.  Once you complete this training and certification you can sit for the Florida Certification Board, and National IC&RC exams. This is a 75 hour training program, all courses are included.

We are fully accredited and approved by CACCF, IAAP, AACT, ACTPO, FLA Board, and IC & RC. All of our training is valid by any country that has IC&RC Reciprocity, including the USA, the EU, Canada, Japan, and Africa.

If you are unsure what hours you need as a Recovery Support Specialist, please call us at 1.800.706.0318 and speak to an Admissions Counselor.

The Certified Recovery Support Specialist or CRSS is an entry-level certification aimed at those who can use their life experiences to help others in treatment and recovery. The Recovery Support Specialist or Peer Support Specialist Training and Certification is designed to guide the credentialed individual in enhancing the effectiveness of addiction treatment and understanding mental health issues that accompany addiction treatment.

The CRSS credential is for people who work side-by-side with clinical staff to provide recovery support services to individuals with substance use conditions. CRSS applicants may or may not have lived experience as a person in recovery.

The Certified Recovery Support Specialist designates competency in the domains of Recovery Management; Practical Living Skills and Social Development; Resource Linkage and Follow-up; Re-engagement, Crisis Support and Safety; and Professional Responsibilities.

If you desire to assist your clients  maintaining long-term sobriety, this is the course for you.  It is useful for those working in the addiction field in any supportive capacity – administrative, technical or clinical.

Services are insurance billable once you are credentialed. 

Once you complete this training and certification you can sit for the Florida Certification Board, and national ICRC exams. The Certified Recovery Support Specialist and Certified Peer Support Specialist Training and Certification program is 75 hours and the training qualifies you to sit for either Board exam  

We are fully accredited and approved by CACCF, IAAP, AACT, ACTPO, FLA Board, and IC & RC. All of our training is valid by any country that has IC&RC Reciprocity, including the USA, the EU, Canada, Japan, and Africa.

If you are unsure what hours you need, please call us at 1.800.706.0318 and speak to an Admissions Counselor.

Accreditations

We are accredited by the following organizations.

Nebraska Dept of Health
CACCF
CADTP
MCBAP
Florida Certification Board
CAADE
AACT
IC&RC
Association of Coach Training Organizations
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ICF addictions Coach

75 hours of content specific training, allocated as follows:

1. Legal and Professional Responsibility (22 hours)


a. Ethics – 6 hours
b. HIPAA/Confidentiality – 2 hours
c. Self-Care/Professional Development – 4 hours
d. Cultural Competency – 4 hours
e. Electives in above – 6 hours


2. Re-engagement, Crisis Support and Safety (13 hours)


a. Risk/Crisis Management – 6 hours
b. Domestic Violence – 3 hours
c. Electives in above – 4 hours


3. Resource Linkage/Follow Up (13 hours)


a. Active Care Coordination – 6 hours
b. Documentation – 3 hours
c. Electives in above – 4 hours


4. Practical Living Skills/Social Development (10 hours)


a. Social Development – 6 hours
b. Electives in above – 4 hours


5. Recovery Management (17 hours)


a. Overview of Addiction/Stages of Recovery – 4 hours
b. Addiction and Brain Chemistry/Pharmacology – 3 hours
c. Recovery Management – 2 hours
d. Co-occurring Disorders – 4 hours
e. Relapse Prevention – 2 hours
f. Motivational Enhancement – 2 hours

Your Host for this Training, Dr. Cali Estes

Dr. Cali Estes is a Therapist, Life Coach, Recovery Coach, Addictions Coach, and Wellness Guru, Dr. Cali Estes has been named ‘The Female Dr. Drew’ by the media. She has been featured on CNN, NBC, FOX, ABC, KTLA, People Mag, Yoga Digest, and more.

She is the Founder of The Addictions Academy and the wildly popular Sober on Demand for an alternative to drug and alcohol treatment services. She has also created the first-ever addiction and mental health supplement line, ProRecoveryRx.

Accelerated Training Program with Immediate Access

$999

$10,000 VALUE

  • All course materials  downloaded at once for accelerated learning
  • Exam
  • Bonus: Private FB Graduate Group
  • Bonus: FB Networking Group
  • Bonus: Job Board
  • Bonus: Seals for social media, website, and marketing
  • Bonus: Free 6 month online Directory Listing to get clients
  • Bonus: Use of The Addictions Academy® logo AND Seal of Certifications
  • Bonus: Eligibility to receive client referrals through The Addictions Academy
  • Bonus: Discounted price for all courses and classes we offer.
  • Bonus: Eligibility to join The Addictions Academy as an independent contractor
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