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    • Currently live in or work/volunteer in Vermont
  • Step 1

    Work or volunteer at a recovery resource

    • Find recovery work or volunteer opportunities
  • Step 2

    Prepare for Vermont Recovery Coach Academy online component

    • Acquire a reliable internet connection for a 9am to 4pm online class, either through home connection or a publicly available one;
    • an environment suitable for study and to actively participate in discussions (low noise, distraction light);
    • if in a public space, earphones to keep conversations private.
  • Step 3

    Complete the Vermont Recovery Coach Academy

  • Step 4

    Earn 500 Hours of experience and 25 hours of being mentored

    • Obtain 500 or more verified work hours and 25 mentored hours
  • Step 5

    Pass the IC&RC Certification Exam

  • Earn Recovery Coach Certification

    • Finish

Become a Recovery Coach

We're going to ask you a few questions to provide you with all the resources you need to start you on your path to certification.

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