Calendar of Trainings, Programs, and Events

Explore engaging new online trainings, programs and events that support recovery in Vermont.

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Calendar Table of Contents

May 2022

May 18 & 19

The RCED training is a two-day training for Recovery Coaches working in Vermont’s Recovery Centers. 

Online Training

CEU Eligible

Open to Recovery Coaches

May 23rd & 24th

Now accepting applications! This two day Family Coaching Specialty Training program is designed for Recovery Coaches who want to learn more about the role that Recovery Coaches play in supporting family members of loved ones with substance use disorder.

Online Training

9 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

June 2022

Thurs, June 2nd
 9am – 4pm

Now accepting applications! In this comprehensive one-day training, Dr. Aron Steward will teach about the necessity of a wellness practice and provide tools for resiliency, outline the fundamentals of co-occurring disorders, what resources are (or are not) available, and what you as a Recovery Coach can do to help others. This training is free and open to Recovery Coaches.

Online Training

5.5 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

Tues, June 14th
 11am – 12pm

Join us as we learn from this talented group of Vermont professionals about their experiences navigating the various stages of creating a Recovery Friendly Workplace and the impact of second chance employment. 

Online Training

1 CEU

Open to the Public

Mon, June 27th
 12 – 1:30pm

Join us for a highly interactive training on common violations Recovery Coaches make when working to support their clients. 

Online Training

2 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

July 2022

Mon, July 11th – Fri, July 15th

A week-long immersive training on Recovery Coaching in Vermont.

Online Training

July 11 – August 29

Now accepting applications! The Motivational Interviewing: Advancing the Practice Specialty Training offers experienced Recovery Coaches the opportunity to gain in-depth, advanced Motivational Interviewing training by an expert, Stephen Andrew, whose work intersects with the field of addiction recovery.

Online Training

19 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

Weds, July 20th
 4 – 5pm

Join Melissa Story and Danielle Sessler from Recovery Vermont for an open Motivational Interviewing practice session. We will have brief instruction to brush up on skills, and then spend the majority of the time in pairs practicing. 

Online Training

1 CEU

Open to Recovery Coaches

Thurs, July 21st
 2:30 – 4pm

As Recovery Coaches, we are expected to hold space for our clients and are tasked with supporting them on their wellness and recovery journey. Often, our wellness can take a back seat. Join Laurel Gray Robbins, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker from the Vermont Center for Resiliency to discuss the impacts of compassion fatigue and how to implement a self-care plan that works for you and your lifestyle.

Online Training

1.5 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

July 27 & 28

The RCED training is a two-day training for Recovery Coaches working in Vermont’s Recovery Centers. 

Online Training

CEU Eligible

Open to Recovery Coaches

August 2022

Thurs, August 4th
 9am – 12pm

Join Motivational Interviewing (MI) expert and Recovery Coach Academy trainer Cindy Moschella for the next level of Motivational Interviewing training. Recovery Coaches who have already gone through the Vermont Recovery Coach Academy will benefit from this interactive, skill-building workshop. This refresher will provide participants with an understanding of what comprises a solid MI practice and hone in on the skills necessary to deepen compassionate conversations.

Online Training

2.5 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

Wed, August 10th
 9 – 10:30am

Social media has become a widely common way to engage with friends, colleagues, and community members. However, it can be challenging for Recovery Coaches to use social media in a thoughtful way. In this training, ethics expert Lisa Lord will provide some basic guidelines and principles, along with relevant case studies to ensure appropriate social media usage.

Online Training

2 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

Mon, August 15th  – Fri August 19th

A week-long immersive training on Recovery Coaching in Vermont.

Online Training

Thurs, August 25th
 9 – 10am

Join Melissa Story and Danielle Sessler from Recovery Vermont for an open Motivational Interviewing practice session. We will have brief instruction to brush up on skills, and then spend the majority of the time in pairs practicing. 

Online Training

1 CEU

Open to Recovery Coaches

August 29 & 30

The RCED training is a two-day training for Recovery Coaches working in Vermont’s Recovery Centers. 

Online Training

CEU Eligible

Open to Recovery Coaches

September 2022

Thurs, Sept 22nd
 12 – 1pm

Join Melissa Story and Danielle Sessler from Recovery Vermont for an open Motivational Interviewing practice session. We will have brief instruction to brush up on skills, and then spend the majority of the time in pairs practicing. 

Online Training

1 CEU

Open to Recovery Coaches

Mon, September 26th – Fri, September 30th

A week-long immersive training on Recovery Coaching in Vermont.

Online Training

October 2022

October 5th & 6th

9am-12pm

This two-day Supervision in Recovery Settings Training Program is designed for those working in the substance use disorder recovery field who want to learn the basic principles and skills of supervision. We will explore the similarities and differences of management and supervision; effective communication strategies to use with one’s employees; approaches to keep one’s team engaged and motivated; as well as explore the unique boundaries, challenges, and opportunities that come with being a supervisor in a recovery setting.

Online Training

5.5 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

Tues, Oct 11th
 3 – 4:30pm

Vermont Recovery Coaches often come face-to-face with the challenges of living and working in a small state. It is common for Recovery Coaches to see their clients at recovery meetings, at the grocery store, or in other places in the community. Join Lisa Lord in this interactive training discussing these challenges.

Online Training

2 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

October 12 & 13

The RCED training is a two-day training for Recovery Coaches working in Vermont’s Recovery Centers. 

Online Training

CEU Eligible

Open to Recovery Coaches

Wed, Oct 19th
 4 – 5pm

Join Melissa Story and Danielle Sessler from Recovery Vermont for an open Motivational Interviewing practice session. We will have brief instruction to brush up on skills, and then spend the majority of the time in pairs practicing. 

Online Training

1 CEU

Open to Recovery Coaches

Oct 26 & 27

Applications coming soon! This two-day specialty training is specifically designed to teach recovery coaches to work with people who are currently incarcerated in the Vermont Corrections system, as well as people re-entering their communities. The training was developed building on the work that Tracie Hauck, Executive Director of the Turning Point Center of Rutland, and her recovery coaches have been doing with inmates in the Springfield and Rutland facilities, and those reentering their communities.

Online Training

9 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

October 31 – December 19

Applications coming soon! The Motivational Interviewing: Advancing the Practice Specialty Training offers experienced Recovery Coaches the opportunity to gain in-depth, advanced Motivational Interviewing training by an expert, Stephen Andrew, whose work intersects with the field of addiction recovery.

Online Training

19 CEUs

Open to Recovery Coaches

November 2022

Mon, November 14th – Fri, November 18th

A week-long immersive training on Recovery Coaching in Vermont.

Online Training

Tues, Nov 29th
 4 – 5pm

Join Melissa Story and Danielle Sessler from Recovery Vermont for an open Motivational Interviewing practice session. We will have brief instruction to brush up on skills, and then spend the majority of the time in pairs practicing. 

Online Training

1 CEU

Open to Recovery Coaches

November 30 & December 1

The RCED training is a two-day training for Recovery Coaches working in Vermont’s Recovery Centers. 

Online Training

CEU Eligible

Open to Recovery Coaches

December 2022

Mon, Dec 19th
 2 – 3pm

Join Melissa Story and Danielle Sessler from Recovery Vermont for an open Motivational Interviewing practice session. We will have brief instruction to brush up on skills, and then spend the majority of the time in pairs practicing. 

Online Training

1 CEU

Open to Recovery Coaches

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A program of VAMHAR
100 State Street, Suite 352
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 223-6263

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