Peer Support Services in Substance Use Disorder Recovery

Peer Support Services in Substance Use Disorder Recovery 

This course will present information on peer support specialists working in treatment settings for substance use disorders (SUDs) and/or co-occurring disorders. You will learn what being a peer specialist consists of, as well as their role in the treatment landscape. This training will highlight the unique role that peer specialists play in the recovery process, along with required skills, guiding principles, and best practices.

$20.00

Hours: 2.00
REL-HHS-0-ADDICTION12

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.



Content Area: R1/Treatment

California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators

2.0 HOURS


Relias Learning is an approved provider of Continuing Education. Provider number: CP40 910 H 0318 for 2.00 CEHs.

Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals

2.0 HOURS


Education hours MCBAP-S
This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Breining Institute for Registered Addiction Specialists

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals

2.0 HOURS


Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider number 1S-06-729-0220 for 2.00 CEH's

Missouri Credentialing Board

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

California Association of DUI Treatment Programs

2.0 HOURS


Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors

2.0 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-HHS-0-ADDICTION12
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Explain the role and importance of a peer specialist in substance use treatment.
Summarize basic principles of substance use disorders and recovery.
Explain values, ethics, and boundaries that relate to the peer specialist role.
Describe the five core competencies of peer support.
Describe eight ways peer specialists can support engagement in recovery treatment.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: What Does a Peer Specialist Do?

Meet Janet

The Words We Use Matter

What’s in a Name?

What is a Peer Specialist?

What Makes Peer Specialists Unique?

What Peer Specialists Are NOT

Basic Concepts of Substance Use Disorders

Basic Concepts of Recovery

Guiding Principles of Recovery

Peer Support Services

Categories of Peer Support

Stages of Change

Review

Summary

Section 3: Values, Ethics, and Boundaries

Meet Samantha

Why Values, Ethics, and Boundaries Matter

Peer Support Core Competencies

NCPRSS Code of Ethics

Upholding Peer Support Values

The Importance of Boundaries

Communicating Boundaries

Relationship Boundaries

Spiritual Boundaries

Secondary Trauma

Be Intentional with Self-Care

Review

Summary

Section 4: Engagement in Recovery Services

Meet José

The Importance of Engagement

How to Support Engagement

Explain the Treatment System

Promote Person-Centered Care

Model Success

Share Lived Experiences

Tell Your Story to Further the Work

Use Principles of Motivational Interviewing

Use a Culturally-Informed Approach

Principles of Cultural Competence

Use a Trauma-Informed Approach

Principles of a TIC Approach

Review

Summary

Section 5: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

Resources

References

Congratulations!

Instructor: Mary Jadwisiak BA
Mary Jadwisiak is an international speaker and trainer. She provides insightful and entertaining keynotes, workshops, staff trainings, and consumer trainings that are based on her 20 years of experience as a mental healthcare advocate and her personal recovery journey. Mary’s work with international corporations, state governments, counties, and private agencies across the country delivers her inspiring message of hope and recovery. Disclosure: Mary Jadwisiak BA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Katy Kunst, MBA, QIDP
Katy Kunst received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Master of Business Administration from Elon University. She has 14 years of experience serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their supporters, including roles as direct support professional, program director, and training facilitator. She has created and facilitated training on topics including non-violent crisis interventions, person-centered planning, cultural competence, quality service delivery, regulatory compliance, and a variety of topics related to IDD services. Disclosure: Katy Kunst, MBA, QIDP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Alcohol and Drug Counselors; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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