Cherishing My Moments is honored to offer this training program which was developed by Ms. Dennis and the Cherishing My Moments advisory board of professionals in the field of addiction, recovery, and coaching.

This coaching program provides instruction and training on how to handle addiction, as well as how to support the family and others that have been affected by addiction.

Cherishing My Moments Sober Coach Training provides information and resources for its students; enabling them to successfully work and add to the recovery community.

Training is in a classroom setting for two (2) days, totalling 16 hours of training.
TRAINING DATES
  • January 17-18, 2015 (9am-5pm)

  • Feb 7 - 8, 2015 (9am-5pm)

  • April 18 - 19,  2015 (9am-5 pm)

  • July 11 - 12, 2015 (9am-5pm)

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Cost: $700.00/person. Seating is limited.
PREREQUISITE
  • A true desire to help those in recovery
  • If a former addict, a minimum of 5 years in recovery


COURSE COVERS
  • Identifying Patterns of Addictive Thinking
  • Understanding the Differences Between a Sober Coach and Sober Companion
  • Recognizing Characteristics/Behaviors of Addictive Personalities
  • Family Disease/Co-Dependency
  • Tools for Helping Clients Stay Clean and Sober
  • Recovery Capital
  • Objectives of Coaching
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Actions Plans
  • Successful Journaling
  • Self-Care
  • Accountability
  • Business Etiquette
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Business Etiquette
  • Life Skills
  • Utilization of Client`s Strengths and Assets
  • Professional Ethics and Boundaries
  • Wrap-around Services
  • Crisis Management
  • Professional Documentation Skills
  • Social/Recovery Support
  • Coaching Management


CERTIFICATION PROCESS

  • Attend the two day training through Cherishing My Moments
  • Read all mandatory  materials
  • Pass written exam
  • Write essay on "Drug Addiction and Its Effect On The Brain"
  • Create a resource manual of local meetings for AA, NA, GA, etc
  • Obtain Professional Liability Insurance
  • Proof of CPR/FA
  • Hepatitis Shots
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Clearance
TO REGISTER: (310) 365-9762
PREPARING FOR THE CLASS
MANDATORY READING LIST

Recovery Coaching: A Guide to Coaching People in Recovery from Addictions
by Melissa Killeen (view on Amazon)


12 Steps and Twelve Traditions
by Alchololics Anonymous (view on Amazon)


Ending Addiction for Good: The Groundbreaking, Holistic, Evidence-Based Way to Transform
Your Life
by Richard Taite and Constance Scharff, PhD
(view on Amazon)


How to Prevent, Detect, Treat and Live with
The Addict Among Us (Volume 1)
by Bradley V. DeHaven (view on Amazon)