National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region
Using Recovery Coaches in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Library and Information Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Public Health | Substance Abuse and Addiction
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.
- 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.
recovery coach, addiction, substance use disorder, recovery, opioids, opioid addiction, motivational interviewing, MI
Rights and Permissions
Copyright the Author(s)
DOI of Published Version
Network of the National Library of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) Repository
Halpin SM, Ryan R, Kenny RJ. (2018). Using Recovery Coaches in Substance Use Disorder Treatment. Network of the National Library of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) Repository. https://doi.org/10.13028/g7gw-3085. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/ner/60