Module 1 Includes the Following Courses:

  • Federal, State Fair Housing Laws and Local, State Codes and Regulations
  • Criminal Background Screening Procedures
  • Basic Accounting/Reimbursable Services for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Business Skills for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Writing Policies and Procedures for Recovery Residences
  • Risk Management for Recovery Residences
  • General Record Keeping and Documentation for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Naloxone Use
  • Ethical Business Practices for Recovery Residence Staff

Course Goals and Objectives

The goal of this course is to provide the reader with the necessary information to:

  • Emphasize the importance of compliance with applicable, non-discriminatory federal and state laws such as the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Implement the NARR Quality Standards and NARR Code of Ethics established to reinforce ethical business practices.
  • Establish and implement Policies and Procedures to ensure ethical business practices.
  • Implement necessary background screening procedures for individuals mandated by Florida Statutes to complete level 2 background screenings.
  • Emphasize the importance of incorporating accounting/booking practices in Recovery Residences to maintain financial records. This course will discuss recommended business skills tailored to Recovery Residences and general record keeping and documentation.
  • Discuss risk management and the dynamic view of risk, which includes potential opportunities as well as minimizing hazards, fits very well with the recovery approach to recovery residences or agencies.
  • Educate the reader on Naloxone, how Naloxone works, the safety of using Naloxone, the types of Naloxone approved by the FDA, and when Naloxone should be administered.


Cost: $80.00


This workshop has been approved for 20 CEUs by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. CE Broker Course Tracking Number: 20-538387. Provider #: 50-9339 The Certification Board of Addictions Professionals CE Provider # 5090  


Course Overview:

  • The Maintaining the Physical Residence: Module 2 Course is divided into 13 different Courses:
  • FARR Facility Certification Requirements
  • Crisis Prevention & Intervention: Verbal De-escalation & Aggression Control
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Fire & Safety Procedures: Recognizing & Responding to Safety Risks
  • CPR/First Aid Information for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Naloxone Use: Advance Training
  • Disaster Planning & Responding to Emergency & Disaster Situations
  • Universal Infection Control
  • Food Handling for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Group Process for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Mentoring and Leadership in Recovery Residences
  • Customer Service for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Licit and Illicit Drugs and Alcohol and Drug Testing Policies


Course Goals and Objectives:

The goal of this course is to provide the reader with the necessary information to:

  • Maintain a physical environment that meets the needs of all residents and is consistent with FARR certification requirements.
  • Educate staff on suicide prevention tips and suicide awareness
  • Prepare staff for crisis prevention and intervention and how to properly handle aggressive clients/residents.
  • Provide an advanced training in Naloxone Use.
  • Maintain a recovery residence that provides an alcohol and drug-free environment and is encouraging of sobriety.
  • Maintain a recovery residence that promotes a home-like environment that promotes recovery.
  • Implement and maintain good neighbor policies and procedures that ensure the residence/residents are courteous and responsive to neighbor concerns.
  • Implement the appropriate property maintenance to maintain the physical residence and maintain safety of the residents.
  • Promote residence safety by having procedures in place for disasters and emergency situations.
  • Promote peer governance in the residence in meaningful ways for all residents and staff.
  • Have policies and procedures in place regarding resident involvement with food preparation, household chores, planned house meeting, and other household tasks.


Cost: $80.00


This workshop has been approved for 20 CEUs by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. CE Broker Course Tracking Number:  20-574862. Provider #: 50-9339 The Certification Board of Addictions Professionals CE Provider # 5090



Course Overview

The Resident Screening and Admissions: Module 3 Course is divided into 6 different courses: 

  • Client Rights & Confidentiality Laws
  • Understanding Support Levels of Recovery Residences
  • Interviewing Techniques for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Signs and Symptoms of Intoxication and Withdrawal
  • Health Indicators of Substance Use Disorders
  • Medication Management for Recovery Residence Staff

Course Goals and Objectives

The goal of this course is to provide the reader with the necessary information to:

  • Enhance knowledge of client/resident rights and confidentiality laws in the state of Florida.
  • Enhance knowledge of the different Levels of Support established by the National Alliance of Recovery Residences (NARR) used to classify the level of care of Recovery Residences.
  • Better understand the importance of establishing an intake/interview process at a Recovery Residence.
  • Understand signs and symptoms of drug intoxication and withdrawal
  • Develop screening skills of individuals with substance use disorders
  • Understand the importance of medication management policies- especially in residences where clients are participating in Medication Assisted Treatment

Cost: $70.00

This workshop has been approved for 10 CEUs by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. CE Broker Course Tracking Number: 20-555795. Provider #: 50-9339 The Certification Board of Addictions Professionals CE Provider # 5090.


Course Overview

The Resident Recovery Support: Module 4 Course is divided into 10 different courses: 

  • Understanding Addiction
  • Understanding Principles of Recovery & Recovery Management
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Medication Assisted Treatments
  • Importance of Building Rapport
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Group Process and Facilitation
  • Self-Help Groups and Other Recovery Support Services
  • Developing Recovery Goals and Plans
  • Lapse/Relapse Prevention


Course Goals and Objectives

The goal of this course is to provide the reader with the necessary information to:

  • Understand addiction and all of its contributing factors. This course will help participants gain the knowledge necessary to understand addiction and challenge current biases (if any). Participants will develop an understanding of the disease model of addiction.
  • Understand the principles guiding recovery and recovery management skills, gain the knowledge necessary to understand “recovery” as it is defined by SAMHSA and recovery management standards as established by NARR.
  • Enhance knowledge related to co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders,
  • enhance clinical skills and therapeutic knowledge. Participants will be provided with various strategies to implement when working with clients suffering from co-occurring disorders.
  • Enhance knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) programs implemented to treat individuals diagnosed with opioid and alcohol use disorders.
  • Understand the importance of building rapport in a Recovery Residence setting.
  • Enhance knowledge of Motivational Interviewing strategies.
  • Enhance knowledge of group therapy process and facilitation. This course will help participants develop group facilitation skills and will enhance group process knowledge.
  • Understand the importance of self-help groups and other recovery support services.
  • Enhance goal setting strategies with clients. This course will help participants better develop the skills necessary to implement goal setting in treatment planning for clients diagnosed with substance abuse and/or mental health disorders.
  • Understand the difference between lapse and relapse and prevention strategies. This course will help participants gain the knowledge necessary to understand the lapse and relapse process.

Cost: $100.00


This workshop has been approved for 30 CEUs by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. CE Broker Course Tracking Number: 20-589644. Provider #: 50-9339 The Certification Board of Addictions Professionals CE Provider # 5090


Module 5 Includes the Following Courses:

  • Federal & State Fair Housing Laws and Local State Codes and Regulations
  • Ethics and Professional Conduct for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Client Rights and Confidentiality Laws
  • Documentation for Recovery Residence Staff
  • Introduction to Cultural Competence 101
  • Using Consultation and Ethical Decision Making Course

Course Goals and Objectives

  • The goal of this course is to help the reader understand the Fair Housing Act (FHA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Florida State Laws that go along with both Acts.
  • Individuals in active recovery are protected under the FHA and the ADA, therefore Certified Recovery Residence Administrators must understand the civil rights of current and prospective residents. This course will allow the reader to explore each Act in detail.
  • The Goal of this course is to educate the reader on the NARR Code of Ethics, and the Florida Certification Board Code of Ethical and Professional Conduct. This course will explore the different policies set in place by NARR to establish ethical business practice.
  • The goals of this course is to assist the reader in enhancing knowledge of client/resident rights and confidentiality laws in the state of Florida. This course will help participants better develop the necessary protocols to reinforce ethical business practices and honor client’s/resident’s rights in Recovery Residences.
  • The goal of this course is to help the reader understand issues related to the requirements, development, implementation, and management of documentation in recovery residences. Policies necessary to set in place proper documentation procedures will also be discussed.
  • The goal of this course is to assist the reader in understanding the importance of cultural competence. This course will help participants gain the knowledge necessary to understand what it truly means to be “culturally competent”. Participants will develop ideas on how to properly establish a cultural competence process aimed towards achieving and maintaining cultural competence.
  • The goal of this course is to assist the reader in understanding the importance of using consultation in ethical decision making. This course will help participants gain the knowledge necessary to understand the different ethical decision making steps and their implications. Participants will develop knowledge on the different, applicable code of ethics.

Cost: $80.00

This workshop has been approved for 20 CEUs by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. CE Broker Course Tracking Number: 20-596322.  Provider #: 50-9339 The Certification Board of Addictions Professionals CE Provider # 5090