Recovery Coaching: Navigating the Criminal justice System

This 4-day training  provides current Certified Peer Recovery Specialists the knowledge and skillset to work with those in the criminal justice system seeking recovery from substance use disorders.

This training is approved by the Minnesota Certification Board and meets all the educational requirements for the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist endorsement.

Training topics include:

  • Understanding Forensic Peer Recovery Support
  • Using lived experience with the Justice System to help others
  • Role of Forensic Peer Recovery Support
  • Working with those involved in the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminal thinking patterns and risk factors
  • Reentry and Recovery
  • Trauma Informed care
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Ethics and Boundaries

This training is great for:

Certified Peer Recovery Specialists
Certified Peer Specialists
Probation and court employees
Others who work in the criminal justice system

Questions? Contact Justin McNeal, Director of Justice Involved Programs

CEUs: 24
(Pre-approved by the Minnesota Certification Board)

Cost: $300

Upcoming Training

Date: November 28 – December 1, 2023 (Tuesday – Thursday)

Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day

Location: Minnesota Recovery Connection
800 Transfer Rd., Ste. 31
Saint Paul, MN 55114

 Registration Closes on November 24th at 5 p.m.

Future Training Dates

Check back for future dates.