Coaches Training


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  • This Coach training program was very very helpful to me and my need's to help the Recovery community in the Portland Oregon Area. Thanks for posting this.
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  • It is our belief, that by going through this training and being involved in RAP, you will gain tools that will not only assist you in being of help to those in recovery, but will help you be an active leader in your community, along with showing others how to use the same tools that you have or will obtain to become community leaders. NEXT SLIDE
  • Coaches Training

    1. 1. This training will help you transition from being a person who is recovering to becoming a person who is living life to its fullest.
    2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome to the Recovery Association Project, Coach training session. We are very happy that you are taking this opportunity to volunteer and commit to help others on the pathway to leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>Each of you who are here today, has been invited to participate in this training because you fit criteria we have developed for the Recovery Coach position. </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Recovery Association Project (RAP) is a recovery community organization focused on building leadership and power among people in recovery. RAP’s strength-based peer services are available to other groups; this includes trainings on organizing recovering people with a focus on leadership and active citizenship. RAP has trained hundreds of recovering people to become leaders and has successfully won local funding and policy changes around addiction treatment and recovery issues.
    4. 4. <ul><li>Mentors- they are positive role models, they do interventions, they are actively involved in 12-steps, available 24 hours, paid, help clients until they engage in treatment, and are required to have 3 years clean. </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsors- they live the 12-step program, share their experience, strength, and hope, not paid, available 24 hours a day, and you can find them in a 12-step meeting </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Case Manager- Case management is not a profession but a practice that can be performed by professionals with varying backgrounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Counselor- a person who gives advice, or guides you through difficult times </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Coaches- people in recovery who share resources, they encourage Leadership Development, They volunteer their time, focus on pertinent life issues such as housing, alcohol and drugs, criminal justice, relationship building, employment, and education, they help others to build their recovery capital and they lead learning circles. </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>To build leadership among people in recovery in order to bridge the gaps between Prison, Inmates and the Community, making re-entry more effective and healthy for all, and to cut the recidivism rate! </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>THE CRITERIA IDENTIFIED YOU AS </li></ul><ul><li>SOMEONE WHO: </li></ul><ul><li>Is presently in recovery or recovery support </li></ul><ul><li>Actively works on requirements of being a leader </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits signs of a positive role model </li></ul><ul><li>Can summarize the positive effects of recovery </li></ul><ul><li>And willing to share this experience in a way that would be helpful to others </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>ACTIVITY I </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVITY II </li></ul><ul><li>COACH JOB DESCRIPTION </li></ul><ul><li>QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES </li></ul><ul><li>RELATIONAL MEETING </li></ul><ul><li>DEFINITION OF RECOVERY COACH </li></ul><ul><li>COACHING IS FOR YOU </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVITY III </li></ul><ul><li>RAP’s GOALS FOR THE RECOVERY COACH </li></ul><ul><li>KEY POINTS FOR RECOVERY COACHES </li></ul><ul><li>BENEFITS OF A RECOVERY COACH </li></ul><ul><li>ETHICAL GUIDESLINES </li></ul><ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>
    10. 10. Five Most Important Things
    11. 11. What I Have Learned
    12. 12. <ul><li>Candidate must be in recovery 1 year </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate must have a strong foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate must complete RAP orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate must complete Recovery Coach Training </li></ul>
    13. 14. <ul><li>WHO ARE YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>WHY ARE YOU HERE? </li></ul><ul><li>AND WHY DO YOU WANT TO BE A COACH? </li></ul>
    14. 15. <ul><li>Recovery coaching is a relationship between peers, one identified as the leader in the relationship, and one identified as the one seeking leadership skills. </li></ul><ul><li>The person seeking help in this way primarily must have a desire to change. They must have the willingness to take direction from other leaders, in order to have the best chance at leadership. </li></ul>
    15. 16. <ul><li>Have been successful in traditional recovery and are on a path of healing </li></ul><ul><li>Feel the time is right to take a fresh approach to life and living </li></ul><ul><li>Are excited about life and what it can offer </li></ul><ul><li>Are willing to expand your community </li></ul><ul><li>Are willing to evolve as well as grow </li></ul>
    16. 18. Survival Game
    17. 19. Discussion
    18. 20. <ul><li>RAP’s goal is to inspire you to become an active, long-term leader, showing you that the opportunities of being a leader can be rewarding, not only for you as the coach but also for the individual and community. </li></ul>
    19. 21. <ul><li>Assist the new member to asses their recovery capital </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in building or rebuilding recovery capital </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor life issues </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor progress in stages of Recovery Association Project </li></ul><ul><li>Personal and Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to the Recovery Community </li></ul><ul><li>Be a part of the Recovery Community </li></ul><ul><li>All these goals lead to building your self-esteem and self-confidence in becoming a leader; along with helping the community that you live in become aware of issues and how you can help them solve and change these issues. </li></ul>
    20. 22. <ul><li>Becoming a coach has numerous benefits, not only does it help the organization but, </li></ul><ul><li>Your creativity will increase </li></ul><ul><li>You will learn how to solve problems with more ease </li></ul><ul><li>You will have a support team </li></ul><ul><li>You will have access to others best practices </li></ul><ul><li>And you will be able to accomplish more in less time </li></ul><ul><li>Coaches are very special people. They are prepared to take an important supportive role in the lives of others. They care about themselves as well as their community. </li></ul>
    21. 23. <ul><li>We are stewards of the public trust. </li></ul><ul><li>We use our resources wisely </li></ul><ul><li>We lead by example </li></ul><ul><li>We believe in the concept of mutual support. </li></ul><ul><li>We help each other through teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>We assist those seeking services </li></ul><ul><li>We are empowered by entrusting our success to our community </li></ul><ul><li>We are responsible and accountable to the recovery community </li></ul>
    22. 24. <ul><li>We keep up-to-date on the latest information and trends related to the recovery community </li></ul><ul><li>We are prepared </li></ul><ul><li>We accept all members of the recovery community </li></ul><ul><li>We are members of the recovery community </li></ul><ul><li>We commit to authentic representation of all voices in the community </li></ul><ul><li>We are committed to a recovery inclusive of all </li></ul><ul><li>We treat each other with compassion, respect, and understanding </li></ul><ul><li>We are respectful of the diversity of our community, which we define as culture, gender, social status, and values of our community </li></ul>
    23. 25. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul><ul><li>for completing part one of the coach training; part two of the training will be on communication. </li></ul>
    24. 26. <ul><li>How people communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Activity I </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Activity II </li></ul><ul><li>Reactions, Thoughts & Feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings Activity III </li></ul><ul><li>Values </li></ul><ul><li>Community values </li></ul>
    26. 28. <ul><li>BODY </li></ul><ul><li>VALUES </li></ul><ul><li>EXPECTATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>SENSES </li></ul><ul><li>VERBAL </li></ul><ul><li>MIND </li></ul>
    27. 29. <ul><li>LOOKING </li></ul><ul><li>LISTENING </li></ul><ul><li>PAYING ATTENTION </li></ul><ul><li>GETTING UNDERSTANDING </li></ul><ul><li>MAKING MEANING </li></ul>
    28. 30. <ul><li>PERSON #1 </li></ul><ul><li>What you want to say. </li></ul><ul><li>What you think you are saying. </li></ul><ul><li>What you are saying. </li></ul><ul><li>What you hear. </li></ul><ul><li>PERSON #2 </li></ul><ul><li>What he/she is hearing. </li></ul><ul><li>What he/she wants to say. </li></ul><ul><li>What he/she thinks they are saying. </li></ul><ul><li>What he/she is actually saying. </li></ul>
    29. 31. <ul><li>The intriguing thing about the exchange of the English language and the thought process is </li></ul><ul><li>Actually what has been said! </li></ul>
    30. 32. Communication
    31. 33. Communication
    32. 34. <ul><li>To stimulate peer coaches awareness of self </li></ul><ul><li>To stimulate peer coaches awareness of how ones’ own thoughts and feelings effect the ways one bears another and thus effects ones response to the other </li></ul><ul><li>To stimulate peer-coaches awareness of the emotionality and content of the verbal messages of the person. </li></ul>
    33. 35. <ul><li>“ I’m feeling tired but excited about the work we are doing here today.” (Affective) </li></ul><ul><li>“ I think that we should all take a 50-minute nap.” (Cognitive) </li></ul><ul><li>“ I feel that we are accomplishing a great deal.” (Cognitive) </li></ul><ul><li>“ I ‘m angry about what you are saying.” (Affective) </li></ul>
    34. 36. <ul><li>What was the emotion of the person? </li></ul><ul><li>Exactly what did the person say? (the verbal content) </li></ul><ul><li>What were your emotions as you listened to the sharer? </li></ul><ul><li>What were your thoughts in response to the person you saw and heard? </li></ul>
    36. 38. <ul><li>Stewardship: </li></ul><ul><li>We use resources wisely, We lead by example </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual support </li></ul><ul><li>We help each other through teamwork, we assist, as best we can, those who seek services </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>We entrust our success to our community </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>We are accountable to the recovery community </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>We keep up-to-date of the latest information and trends related to recovery </li></ul>
    37. 39. <ul><li>Acceptance </li></ul><ul><li>We accept all members of the recovery community </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticity </li></ul><ul><li>We are members of the recovery community, we commit to represent all voices </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusively </li></ul><ul><li>We open our doors to all </li></ul><ul><li>Compassion </li></ul><ul><li>We treat each other with respect and understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>We are respectful of the diversity , culture, gender, social status, and values of our community </li></ul>
    38. 40. <ul><li>BRING IT ALL TOGETHER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coaches meet people being released </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul></ul>
    39. 41. <ul><li>GOALS FROM NEW DIRECTIONS NW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connection to Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment </li></ul></ul>
    40. 42. <ul><li>P.O.’s Contact Info </li></ul><ul><li>RAP Staff – Regular meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Each Other </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation funds </li></ul><ul><li>In-service Training </li></ul><ul><li>RAP Core Team meetings </li></ul>
    41. 43. <ul><li>Bus Schedules </li></ul><ul><li>12-step meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Resources at RAP Drop In Center </li></ul><ul><li>Resources through Community Corrections </li></ul><ul><li>Resources in Community </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Centers </li></ul>
    42. 44. <ul><li>Learn the basics of navigation to help you orient people you’re coaching to the Mid Valley area </li></ul>
    43. 45. <ul><li>Meetings between Coaches and Releasees </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings between RAP Staff and Coaches </li></ul><ul><li>Drop In Center Times </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Care time </li></ul>