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Peer Recovery Coaching 



Enroll in an approved Connecticut Certification Board (CCB)Training

Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) are designed to support individuals seeking to overcome substance use and/or mental health disorders across the lifespan. The R.E.A.C.H. OUT Project is a community-based organization in partnership with recovery-oriented systems of care as a comprehensive network and provider to service individuals before, during and after treatment.


Carol Cruz, founder of the R.E.A.C.H. OUT Project and RE/COACH founder, Andrew Hersam have partnered together to launch the McShin Foundation Model of Recovery Coaching and are approved training providers through the Connecticut Certification Board (CCB).

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The McShin Foundation Recovery Coaching curriculum provides, (50- Hours) of CEUs (continual education units)

to be applied to the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS), initial certification and re-certification.The (4) required learning domains indicated on the CPRS application are: Recovery/Wellness, Mentoring, Advocacy and Ethics.


The McShin Recovery Coaching provides the necessary learning collaborative and prepares peers to become personal guides, peer-mentors and coached for those seeking or already in recovery. 


Peer Recovery Coaches* learn to sharpen their knowledge and skills and serve as accountability partners to promote positive change by offering hope and support, so others can navigate their recovery.

" The Recovery Coach role is NOT a 12-Step Sponsor, Counselor, Nurse, Doctor or Clergy

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