Vermont Recovery Coach Certification

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What is certification?

Who is this for?

What is the difference vs. non-certified? 

Requirements

1. Paid and/or Volunteer hours

500 hours of volunteer or paid supervised experience in recovery supports, working under supervision, within 7 years immediately preceding the completion of this application.

6. Job Description & Bio

Current brief job description and bio, including why you want to become a certified recovery coach.

*This is included within the application.

2. One-on-One Hours

25 of the 500 hours must be in one-on-one or group supervision with your supervisor.

7. Work or live in Vermont

You must either live or work in VT at the time of your application.

3. High School Diploma or GED

A high school diploma or GED. 

 *If you do not have either, you may still submit your application.  Your application will be pending for one year, giving you time to obtain your GED and then continue with the certification process.

4. Completion of the Vermont Recovery Coach Academy

Completion of the Vermont Recovery Coach Academy or a reciprocal training.

5. Vermont Recovery Coach Code of Ethics

A signed and dated Vermont Recovery Coach Code of Ethics.

*This is included within the application.  You will be prompted to sign it as you complete your application.


8. Volunteer or wok in recovery support services

You must currently be volunteering or working in recovery support services in Vermont.

9. Application and Exam Fee

Payment of the approximate total of $363 in testing, certification, and application fees. 

*Scholarships are available to qualifying individuals.

*The exam exemption period is in effect until August 15, 2021.  Individuals whose completed application is received on or before August 15, 2021, will be exempt from taking the certification exam.

10. Supervisor Sign-Off

Your center director (or current primary supervisor) must sign off on your application. This will be completed with the form below.  

Application

Vermont Certified Recovery Coach Certification 

Application for the Recovery Coach

This is an online application form to be filled out by the Recovery Coach. Please click the link to apply, and be sure to fill out all the required fields before you hit submit. 

Vermont Certified Recovery Coach Certification 

Supervisor’s Approval Form

This is an online application form to be filled out by the Recovery Coach’s current Supervisor. Please click the link to apply, and be sure to fill out all the required fields before you hit submit.¬†

CONTACT US

Recovery Vermont
A program of VAMHAR
100 State Street, Suite 352

Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 223-6263