C4 Innovations

Community & Behavioral Health | Recovery | Social Change

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Who Should Take These Courses

Beginner course:

Staff and peer support providers at all levels of human service agencies working with diverse people in recovery from behavioral health conditions who are seeking to move away from performative diversification efforts to sustainable equity and inclusion practices

Intermediate course:

Staff and peer support providers at all levels of human service agencies working with diverse people in recovery from behavioral health conditions who are seeking to take action in response to performative diversification efforts and move toward sustainable equity and inclusion practices

Learning Objectives

Beginner course:

  • Develop skills to engage in critical conversations about race and racism in recovery
  • Examine the role of critical self-awareness in conversations about the harmful impact of race and racism in recovery
  • Discuss some of the harmful policies that contribute to differential access to recovery support services
  • Demonstrate a greater understanding of trauma, racial trauma, race-based traumatic stress, and historical and insidious trauma.

Intermediate course:

  • Assess readiness to take action by evaluating personal and organizational structures
  • Develop an implementation strategy to share for feedback and review
  • Create an action plan from the implementation strategy and consider potential opportunities and barriers
  • Identify critical next steps for implementation and necessary supports

Course Facts

Practice Level: Beginner and Intermediate

Course Type: Live and interactive online instructor-led sessions plus engagement reading and processing exercises between sessions

CE Credits:

Beginner course:

  • ASWB: 12 hours
  • NAADAC: 12 hours
  • NBCC: 12 hours

Intermediate course:

  • ASWB: 12 hours
  • NAADAC: 12 hours
  • NBCC: 12 hours

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