Conflict Resolution in Recovery Certificate Program
is a therapeutic training that is skilled-based and focused on the
brain; how the brain works in conflict and strategies to affect the
quality of recovery in relationships.
PLEASE NOTE: this
certificate is meant purely as an educational tool and does not qualify
certificate holders to counsel those with addictions.
Conflict Resolution in Recovery training was very helpful for our team
of Behavioral Health professionals. Others who attending this training
reported very good news and we decided to bring Ms. Touchy to our
program. Our team consists of Mental Health, Addiction Counselors,
Domestic Violence Counselors and other professionals in our community.
We plan to use the material and training to hold weekly groups in our
community to train others and to provide therapeutic goals.” - Richard Bird, March 2013
This program has been designed to:
reduce relapse and sustain recovery of adult and adolescent substance
use, abuse and dependent persons by improving their conflict resolution
knowledge, attitudes and skills.
as a research-based, empirically-tested, psycho-educational curriculum
that is effective and appropriate to use with diverse populations of
adult and adolescent substance use disorder persons.
treatment and training materials for professionals (counselors, social
workers, therapists, psychologists, outreach and faith-based and
others) that are easy to use and integrate into existing community
residential, intensive outpatient and outpatient substance abuse
treatment facilities, as well as school-based counseling, faith
counseling and other helping professional and faith-based groups.
an effective, cost-efficient, feasible model for improving clients’
conflict resolution capacities. This innovative program is based on
concepts adapted from effective use in other disciplines/environments,
make use of today’s technology, and enhance relapse-prevention options.
The Conflict Resolution Kit consists of:
facilitator’s guide featuring talking points, exercises and role plays
that focus around the course themes, as well as tips for interacting
with groups and individual/family/couple clients around substance abuse
conflict resolution issues, visual aids, and evaluation forms.
participant workbook that outlines key concepts, provides visuals that
reinforce content, and includes homework assignments and personal
- A CD-Rom with almost 400 PowerPoint slides to use in therapy or psychosocial educational sessions
Those who have participated in the Conflict Resolution curriculum may be
eligible for a certificate program. Eligibility is as follows:
- 11 hours: Conflict Resolution in Recovery continuing education (CE) credits
- 12 hours: Conflict Resolution in Recovery Proficiency Certificate
- 18 hours: Conflict Resolution in Recovery Trainers Certificate
| CRR Participant Workbook
| CRR Trainers' Manual
| CRR Full Kit
| CRR Proficiency Certificate
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| CRR Trainers' Certificate
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Outline of key sessions of the Conflict Resolution curriculum:
- Instinct or Intellect - Understanding where anger and conflict resides in the brain (limbic system and cortex).
Patterns/Familiar Feelings - Where we learn our patterns in conflict
and how our brain automatically reverts to the familiar conflicting
- Understanding Relationships - How they start and traverse through stages.
- Four Types of Agreements - Setting up relationships to be healthy.Four Levels of Violence - How they play a role in day-to-day conflict.
Your Style of Conflict in Communication - Learning what your primary
reactionary and secondary reactionary styles are and how they harm you
- Stress and Anger - Understanding the “stress cycle” and how it may lead to conflict and relapse.
- Power and Control - Who has them and who needs them.
- Cognitive Change - Learning to change your brain and stay with it.
- Learning not to Blame and Shame - Seeking the moment of “misunderstanding.”
- Learning how to “Dig Deeper” Into the Conflict - Resolution through collaboration.
- Living a Life of Collaboration.
Upon completion of this coursework you will learn:
- More effective and healthier communication and communication skills.
- Stages of relationships and how they relate to conflict.
- Effective styles of conflict resolution.
to facilitate a model for daily interactions in situations where
conflict arises, focusing on new behavior and building a higher impulse
control in the participant.
to manage the learning process as clients discover the wounds they
carry from past relationships and situations and how these wounds
currently affect their lives and relationships.
more information on the Conflict Resolution for Recovery, please
contact Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP at 800.548.0497,
ext. 119 or