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Ready to get trained in an addiction specialty by the largest addiction company in the world? We have 30 plus classes from addictions counselor to recovery coach, to interventionist and even sex, porn, shopping internet addiction classes! We are fully accredited (CACCF, IC&RC, FLA board, ACTPO, ICF and more)

Online and virtual since 2014! We are the FIRST online addiction coaching, recovery coaching and intervention training program in the world.

What is DIFFERENT about The Addictions Academy is that we help you build your business, brand and gain clients. We want you to be successful and we also refer clients from within. We have the only directory for addiction professionals (Recovery Coach Locator), an app that you can use for clients and even a supplement line (proRecoveryRx) to help your client heal their brains.

Call today at 1.800.706.0318 ext 2 to chat with our admissions counselors.

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Your Roadmap to Success starts here at The Addictions Academy when you decide you want to help others overcome their addictions.

Ask The Expert: Dr. Cali Estes weighs in on The Addictions Academy’s most asked questions about Intervention training and Intervention certification

 

Can an intervention be done remotely? YES! A certified and trained professional interventionist can walk a family through the steps it takes to help get their loved one into treatment. A top interventionist can work via Telehealth and coach a family through the process.

What is the RAAD Model of professional intervention? The RAAD model is trademarked to The Addictions Academy and is a specific style of intervention that specializes in a quick turnaround. Most of the pre-intervention is done from your home or office prior to arrival at the family location. Then, once you arrive, the entire intervention should be under 5 hours. This style intertwines NLP, Motivational Interviewing, Positive Psychology and sales techniques, that help over come objections and create a smooth intervention process with a high closing rate.

Intervention

RAAD stands for:

Read the Client

Assess the situation

Anticipate the needs of the client

Direct the flow

How does an intervention work? An intervention has many moving parts and includes a pre set up call (or in the RAAD model several calls), allocating a location for addiction treatment, pre-certification of insurance benefits, creating love letters, and prepping for all objections. Then the interventionist arrives and disrupts the negative behavior of the client by offering options to handle the underlying issues and causes of the addiction.  The family may or may not be present and love letters read to the client. The client will be presented with two options in the case of the RAAD model, trash bag or suitcase (Dr. Cali Estes signature move) and objections overcome. A top interventionist will successfully get the client into treatment.

What is different about your intervention certification program? Our model is designed to be fast with the least amount of time onsite and the most amount of time doing the proper planning. We cover objections, create alternative solutions and want the professional intervention to be seamless and fast. Most styles of intervention used closed ended questions like “do you want to go to treatment’ or ‘will you accept this gift of treatment’.  At The Addictions Academy, we use open ended questions. “You can take the trash bag and be homeless or take the suitcase and go to addiction rehab, what would you like to do”?  We specialize in using sales closing techniques, NLP and Motivational Interviewing.

Can I learn how to do an intervention online? Yes! Our next professional intervention certification is April 16 and 17th and we have been teaching professional intervention via virtual classroom webinar since 2012.  It is our specialty. Check out https://theaddictionsacademy.com/therapy-professionals/recovery-courses-and-certificate-programs/intervention-training/ and learn how to get trained as a nationally certified intervention professional (NCIP) or a master interventionist in our advanced clinical intervention certification program (NCACIP).   Call our team at 1.800.706.0318 ext 2

Recovery Coaches-Why They Can Make a Difference

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Recovery Coaches-Why They Can Make A Difference

It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 Americans over the age of twelve has a substance addiction. That’s almost 25 million people. Due to the isolating nature of this disease, you may feel all alone in your problem, and not know where to turn. But today, there are many options for recovery. Reaching out for help isn’t always easy, but you are worth it.

For many people, rehab is the best way to get sober and start fresh. It puts you in a safe environment and helps you develop new coping skills and healthier habits. Unfortunately, a large percentage of people leaving treatment will relapse within the first few weeks and months. This is why often an IOP program is recommended after rehab.  This however is not always an option for some and others do not want to attend.  So what are the alternatives.  The  bottom line is that relapse is a very real threat for anyone leaving treatment.  So what are some viable ways that  relapse can be prevented?

The Importance Of Ongoing Support

The reality is that most treatment centers fail to address the underlying causes of addiction. Not only that, but your average 28 day program is simply not long enough to undo the damage of years of habitual drug or alcohol use. Defense and coping mechanisms are powerful forces that can take months of intensive therapy to address, and cravings may persist for a long time. External and internal stressors can contribute to relapse. Once you are done with treatment, you are on your own.

For some people, 12 step programs offer the support needed to maintain sobriety, but they don’t work for everyone. What is often needed in early sobriety is an added level of support to help you work through the challenges as they come up, helping you to master the tools and strategies needed to live a life free from addiction.

How Recovery Coaching Can Help

Perhaps you have heard of recovery coaches, and perhaps not. Contrary to popular belief, they aren’t just for the rich and famous. A recovery coach is someone who helps you navigate the early recovery period so that you can stay sober. They can also be useful in times of stress when you are feeling shaky and uncertain about your ability to stay sober.

Dr. Cali Estes is a recovery coach with years of experience helping people maintain their sobriety and thrive in their recovery.

“Recovery Coaches are vital in supplementing the poor aftercare that most treatment centers offer to clients. They offer a client-centered accountability that is based on professional experience.”

Treatment centers often provide “aftercare” programs for those that complete their programs. Generally, they consist of a weekly topical group, but not much more. While these groups offer some level of support and can help keep you connected to peers, they simply aren’t comprehensive enough to be of much help.

The Benefits Of Individualized Recovery Coaching

While there are many similarities among those who are addicted, people are still individuals with individual needs. Treatment programs, support groups and other programs are not geared to the individual. They are often a one-size-fits-all approach that is lacking in many areas. Recovery coaching provides that individual attention, and allows the coach to really get to know their client, and design an approach that is unique to the person.

Dr. Cali Estes combines her professional experience in clinical psychology, addiction treatment, personal coaching and wellness coaching to provide a high level of support. She states “One of the keys to the success of Recovery Coaches is that they offer confidential accountability to anyone in early sobriety. They also offer a viable alternative to anyone who is not interested in 12 step recovery.”

While 12 step meetings are great for some people, they aren’t for everyone. Recovery Coaching provides a viable alternative to other recovery services that may not have worked for you in the past.

One of the major advantages of Recovery Coaches is that they can give you support when you need it. Things come up in real life that you need solutions for in the moment. These are teaching opportunities and coaching allows you to get through these rough spots while at the same time learning  coping skills and techniques that you can draw on in the future.

A Recovery Coach with a background in behavior and cognitive psychology as well as addiction treatment offers you even more. Many programs stop at treating the addiction, but this isn’t enough. Most people have other issues that are keeping them stuck in the same patterns. Underlying issues to addiction may include depression, anxiety, trauma, attachment and self-esteem issues. These are problems that don’t go away on their own. Help is needed to work through these problems so long-term healing can take place.

In addition, a Recovery Coach can help you learn how to build a lifestyle that promotes health and overall well-being. It’s not just about quitting the alcohol or drugs. While that is certainly a good start, it’s not enough. You want to live a life that you love, that feels good and that allows you to grow and thrive. You want to enjoy your life! That is where coaching comes in.

You can find how to become a Recovery Coach at The Addictions Academy or how to hire one at The Addictions Coach 

**Rose Lockinger is a passionate member of the recovery community. A rebel who found her cause, she uses blogging and social media to raise the awareness about the disease of addiction. She has visited all over North and South America. Single mom to two beautiful children she has learned parenting is without a doubt the most rewarding job in the world. Currently the Outreach Director at Stodzy Internet Marketing.

You can find me on LinkedIn, Facebook, & Instagram

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