UMMS Affiliation

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region

Publication Date

2018-10

Document Type

Presentation

Project Name

Using Recovery Coaches in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Contract Cycle

2016-2021

Streaming Media

Disciplines

Library and Information Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Public Health | Substance Abuse and Addiction

Abstract

A Recovery Coach is a person who helps remove the personal and environmental obstacles to recovery, links the newly recovering person to the recovering community and serves as a personal guide and mentor in the management of personal and family recovery. In this webinar you will learn what motivational interviewing is and how it aids in the change process and communicates acceptance. Rich and Rob will present an overview of the Recovery Coaching program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. They will also share the data they have collected from their program about the use of recovery coaching in the treatment of substance use disorder.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the UMassMemorial Medical Center’s Recovery Coaching program as a method to treat substance use disorder.
  • Learn what motivational interviewing is and how to use motivational interviewing in goal-centered, and client-centered situations.
  • Learn what is measured when evaluating whether recovery coaching is a successful treatment for substance use disorder.
  • Understand the data that has been collected about the success of the Recovery Coaching program at the UMassMemorial Medical Center.

Keywords

recovery coach, addiction, substance use disorder, recovery, opioids, opioid addiction, motivational interviewing, MI

Journal/Book/Conference Title

National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) Repository

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