16 Hr. Ethics for Recovery Coaches and Peer Advocates: 2018

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Curriculum developed by Connecticut Center for Addiction Recovery (CCAR); Approved by NYCB for CRPA & CARC Certifications;
Facilitated by Lori Drescher

Maintaining the integrity and professionalism of the Recovery Coach and Peer Advocate professions is a key priority of OASAS and the New York Certification Board (NYCB) and Association (NYCA). 

As the profession evolves it is critical that those supporting others in their recovery follow a set of professional standards and principles. This workshop presents a comprehensive introduction to the ethical considerations for a recovery coach/peer support/advocate (CRPA, CARC). It is a requirement and has been approved for these NYS Certifications.

See ASAP NYCB website  for NYS Peer Advocate and Recovery Coach Certification Applications and Qualification Details!



2 Day (16 Hrs.) Winter 2018-2019 Sessions:  

  • Rochester: August 15 - 16 (Thurs & Fri)

  • Rochester: October 15 & 16 (Tues & Wed)

  • Rochester: December 11 & 12 (Wed & Thurs)

Time: 9 - 5:00 pm

Cost: $320/person

Hours: 16 (2 days)

Rochester Location: ArtisanWorks, Gallery Q; 565 Blossom Road, Rochester, NY 14610
Buffalo Location:  Save the Michaels House of Hope, 737 Delaware Ave; Buffalo, 14209

Fee: Includes Participant Manual, certificate, and AM/PM snacks; lunch is on your own.

PAYMENT IN FULL IS DUE IMMEDIATELY, please mail payment to:
Lori Drescher/RCU
22 Upton Park
Rochester, NY 14607
Or pay via PayPal - see registration form.  Your registration is guaranteed/confirmed once payment is received.  Thank you!


"This training was life changing. The materials and discussions were relaxed and helpful in learning the concepts. Lori is a dynamic teacher with passion and energy that will leave you yearning for more."
-Janet G, Save The Michaels of the World, Erie County

If people are only good because they fear punishment and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
— Albert Einstein