Who is the training aimed at?
The training is suitable for anyone interested in working in the field of addiction and recovery. The U-ACT training is an innovative new approach to empowering individuals, families, organisations and communities using the solutions-driven, forward-focused recovery coaching model.
The highly experiential U-ACT training offers a once-in-a-lifetime training opportunity that has been referred to as “pure Recovery genius”. If you’re ready to learn, be challenged, and reap valuable rewards for life, the U-ACT training is a must for anyone in the recovery field.”
The U-ACT Recovery Coach Training is a certification that is offered to individuals and groups that are interested in understanding how a coaching intervention can be used to assist individuals, families, communities and organisations that are challenged with substance abuse disorders, to move from a Culture of Addiction to a Culture of Recovery.
The objective of the U-ACT Recovery Coach training & certification is to:
Introduce and develop core coaching competencies through the delivery of theory & practical lectures, tasks and assignments. The core competencies are:
- Tools, Methods & Techniques
- Delivering measurable results
- Facilitate learning & development
- Coaching Process & Practice
- Being fully present
- Co-creating the relationship
- Deep listening
- Coaching Model | The GROW Model
- Communicating effectively
- Client focus/presence
- Building rapport
- Ensuring continuous learning and development in the profession of Recovery Coaching
This is achieved by:
- Introducing coaches to practical coaching tools and techniques,
- Giving coaches an opportunity to practically experiment with the tools over the course of the trainings,
- Delivering theory about addiction & recovery to coaches for integration into their coaching conversations,
- Assign coaches practical tasks to complete between and after the trainings, including complete coaching hours, session recordings, a case study and a self-reflection journal,
- Assessing & certifying coaches in a process that is in-line with the coaching competencies outlined above.
Recovery Coaching is about:
- Rebuilding #RecoveryCapital in the physical, mental, emotional, social & spiritual areas of life.
- Developing a personalised recovery plan in line with unique goals, dreams & aspirations.
- Setting realisable, long-term goals and developing short-term action plans to achieve them within predetermined time frames.
- Identifying harmful triggers that could result in lapse or relapse, and learning to deal with these issues in daily life with the use of forward-focused and solutions-driven tools and techniques.
- Learning about the physiological and neurological elements of substance and behavioural abuse disorders, and what the major causes of addiction.
- Understanding and challenging faulty, habitual thought patterns & behaviours, and replacing them with improved ways of dealing with potentially difficult situations.
- Establishing realistic, personal boundaries to build strong, interdependent relationships within one’s personal and professional life.
- Finding the answers to our personal truth and living an empowered, authentic life.
- Working in a collaborative, accountable relationship with the client to achieve a more balanced, holistic approach to long-term wellness.
- Creating a safe space to explore possibilities and the availability of personal and community resources to aid sustained recovery.
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