Course Detail: WTTG805 - Professional Recovery Coach

The Professional Recovery Coach 100% online self-paced, open entry advanced career training program teaches students the dynamics of a strengths-based system for changing addictive behavior through a process of reconnecting to one's joyful identity and work toward helping others overcome and break the cycle of addiction. After successful completion, students Describe the effects of addiction on the brain's right hemispheric control center, as well as the skills and abilities the brain loses in addiction can explain how the brain shares joy nonverbally, learns the skills of joy and quiet and grows capacity; identify cravings, BEEPS and the process by which the brain is hijacked in addiction; define what Recovery Coaching is and is not according to ethical standards; utilize strengths-based and solution-based questions to move clients from ambivalence to change; identify ways to build trust in the client/coach relationship; understand how a coach's level of empathy can significantly impact client outcomes; know to apply Cognitive Behavior Theory and Cognitive Restructuring when disputing faulty thinking; can recognize relapse triggers and co-create relapse prevention plans; and follow ethical standards of conduct and review legally required documentation for providing coaching services. For more information and to register, click this link:

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