SOS Trainings

Take all of the educational requirements for the CRSW credential in NH in approximately one month.  All for the low price of  $325

What Is the art and science of peer-assisted recovery?

This 5 day, 30-hour evidence informed highly interactive training is available on Zoom or in-person. Designed as a process of personal transformation to understand peer assisted recovery supports. It will test personal and recovery community norms we have come to understand in the last 20 years of assisted recovery supports and services. This is the latest and most modern and current curriculum around peer-assisted supports and recovery that will transform how we approach our peers, and more importantly, how we truly meet them where they are at and empower them in finding and maintaining recovery.

Next 5 Day training happens on Zoom starting Oct. 12 -Oct 16. 9am-4:30pm

What Is Ethical considerations in peer assisted Recovery?

This course is designed for individuals who are working as peers in offering recovery support services. A strong emphasis will be placed on understanding the similarities and difference between values, norms, principles, morals and ethics as well as on learning how to go about making an ethical decision. Other areas to be explored will include understanding the ethical standards for delivery of peer recovery services in your jurisdiction as well as the possibility of differing ethical standards give the location of service delivery (Federally Qualified Health Centers, jails/prisons, hospitals/emergency settings, recovery community organizations, etc.). The training will rely on presentations, exercises and experiential learning techniques. The curriculum development was funded in part by Kennebunk Savings Bank.

The next 2 day training happens on Zoom digitally Nov 5th and 6th from 9-4:30pm

What Is Suicide prevention for peer assisted Recovery?

Suicide Prevention for peer assisted recovery focuses on prevention and intervention training using key strategies from evidenced based national suicide prevention and intervention strategies. This class focuses on stigma and recovery community strategies that promote community wide responses to suicide prevention. This program is open to all peer recovery coaches and recovery support workers.

We have dates coming up digitally on Zoom on both Thursday Sept 17th 8:30-4pm and Thurs. Nov 12 from 9am-4:30pm

What Is Aids, hiv & hepatitis prevention for peer assisted Recovery?

In this training, peers will

  • Understand and differentiate between myths and facts about transmission of HIV and AIDS.
  • Understand different testing methods and windows related to HIV infection and AIDS.
  • Understand relationships between HIV, STI’s, people who inject drugs, poverty and marginalized populations.
  • Understand prevention strategies for HIV and Hepatitis.
  •  Define and understand Hepatitis and each of the 5 types.
  • Learn prevention strategies and treatment options for Hepatitis.
  • Take a deeper dive into harm reduction strategies including syringe service programs and an introduction to safe injection facilities.
  • Learn about stigma and language and the impact on individuals who are infected with HIV and Hepatitis

We have two trainings coming up on Friday Sept 18th 8:30-4pm or Friday Nov 13th 9-4:30pm.  Register below.

Our Rochester Center ONLY is open From 9-5 M-f. Dover and Hampton is Closed due to COVID-19 Precautions please see our Modified Reopening Plan