Florida Recovery Support Specialist Program

CRSS: Certified Recovery Support Specialist

Florida Certification Board

 NEW RELEASE:  Florida Certification Board (FCB) APPROVED

Integrated Online Self-paced Training

Fulfills all Educational requirements to become a Certified Recovery Support Specialist

SPECIAL INTRO PRICE $499.00


  • Leverage your Personal Recovery Experience in the new Behavioral Health field
  • Work at your own pace from home or office to achieve your goals
  • 24/7 access to the latest Research Based training in Recovery Management 
  • Complete your online training in 8 weeks with just 9.5 hours of study per week
  • Payment plans available for the Full Program so you can begin now

Gain the Confidence to pursue a Florida Certification in Recovery Support!

The Florida Certified Recovery Support Specialist /CRSS designation is an entry-level substance abuse (addiction) credential for persons who use their lived experience to assist clients to achieve and maintain recovery from addictions. 

Note: ‘lived experience’ is not defined as being a “peer” in personal recovery from substance abuse, addiction, or a mental health disorder. Rather, FCB recognizes a range of caring people, helping professionals, and staff of community or faith based organizations, including criminal justice, etc., who will benefit from training and credentialing to better serve people receiving Recovery Support Services and/or treatment within Behavioral Healthcare services.   

Florida Certified Recovery Support Specialists may provide assistance to employers, health care providers, recovery community organizations, government entities, and other practitioners in the addiction and mental health fields.

Purpose:

The purpose of NET Institute’s CRSS Program is to provide students with 75 hours of integrated training in addiction recovery support services. This training covers the areas outlined by FCB on topics such as: Legal and Professional Responsibility, Re-engagement, Crisis Support and Safety, Resources Linkage and Follow-Up, Practical Living Skills and Social Development, Stages of Addiction and Recovery, Brain Chemistry and Pharmacology and Co-occurring Disorders.

This training program will prepare students for FCB’s state level credentialing process that includes 75 hours of content specific training, a minimum of a high school diploma or general equivalency degree as well as 1,000 hours of volunteer or work related experience.

For more information and instruction on earning this credential please see: The Florida Certification Board

Outcomes:

Students will:

  • learn the role of the RSS.
  • understand Recovery Oriented Systems of Care and resource linkage.
  • understand the effects of street drugs on the brain and body.
  • review addiction counseling practices and co-occurring disorders.
  • learn crisis intervention strategies and signs of domestic violence.
  • become aware of ethical standards and practices for the RSS.

Course Texts and Materials:

Course material is included based on NET Institute copyrighted training materials, and public domain content.Two textbooks must be purchased. You may choose paperback, hardback or Kindle versions using the links provided:

Street Drugs, Publishers Group West. Purchase Street Drugs 2015 Here

Recover to Live – Christopher Lawford Purchase Recover to Live Here 

 

You will receive a Certificate of Completion for EACH Course listed below. Each course comes with Continuing Education Units/ Hours recognized by the Florida Certification Board plus this extensive list of other outstanding Professional Addiction Certifying Boards (Georgia, Kentucky, Indiana, NAADAC, WFTC, etc.).  Link here: NetInstitute.org

 

Full Program includes 9 Courses

CRSS Program 75 hour


Course Title

Hours

 Recovery Support Services 5
 Recovery Management 15
 Street Drugs Overview 5
 Addiction Counseling Practices 10
 Co-Occurring Disorders 5
 Domestic Violence 5
 Authentic Recovery 15
 Ethics: Recovery Management 15
 Motivational Enhancement 3

 

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