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WV Recovery Coach Academy Training

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Training begins 

Monday July 8, 2019 and continues everyday through July

11, 2019. Class is held from 8:30am - 5:30pm each day.

Students then complete 16 clinical training hours as arranged by WVRCA through

BlueRidge Resource Center in Charles Town, WV.

Recovery Coaches promote recovery by removing barriers and

obstacles to recovery and serving personal guides and mentors for

people seeking or already in recovery.

The WVRCA training is approved by the CCAR Recovery Coach

Academy© and uses CCAR instructional material. The training focuses

on providing individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and

support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term

recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs. The WVRCA

prepares participants by helping them to actively listen, ask really

good questions, and discover and manage their own issues.


Upon completion of this course,

students will be able to:

• Describe the role of the Recovery Coach and functions

• List the components, core values and guiding principles of recovery

• Build skills to enhance relationships

• Explore many dimensions of recovery and recovery coaching

• Discover attitudes about self-disclosure and sharing your story

• Understand the stages of recovery

• Describe the stages of change and their applications

• Increase their awareness of culture, power and privilege

• Address ethical and boundary issues

• Experience recovery wellness planning

• Practice newly acquired skills

This training is for anyone who is interested in becoming a recovery

coach. If your profession involves the recovery field, you may want to

consider the West Virginia Recovery Coach Academy. This training

utilizes a dynamic approach to learning that blends both process

and content.

Training is approved  4.6 CEUs and 3 college credits by Blue Ridge

Community and Technical College for 46 hours of training.


Students receive a complete application, instructions for certification

requirements and obtain answers from the trainers regarding the

program, costs and scholarship eligibility.

*HEAPS Funding may be Available to qualified WV Residents.


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Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Main Campus

Guest Instructor  



Please read:  HEAPs funding is available for this class! Also scholarship opportunities may be available reducing the cost to $50.00 if you commit to volunteering at the Blue Ridge Resource Center in Charles Town, WV. For more information , please contact Lisha Burks at 304-260-4380 ext.2411 or



Registration Closes On
Thursday, July 11, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/8/2019 - 7/11/2019 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Martinsburg, Main Campus   Map Guest Instructor