About the Institute

The Institute is series of intensive training sessions designed to assist recovery housing operators in developing deeper knowledge of the NARR Standards and the OhioMHAS quality housing criteria. Operators will leave each training session with an assignment to complete before the next session. Completion of this assignment will directly assist them in meeting an aspect of the NARR Standards and the Quality Housing Criteria. Expert Instructors will be available to assist participants in completion of assignments.

Topics of Sessions Include

  • Recovery Housing Basics and the Social Model of Recovery

  • Forming and Documenting Resident Driven Recovery Plans

  • Policies, Procedures and Forms for Recovery Housing Operations

  • Relapse Prevention and Planning

  • Trauma Informed Recovery Environments and Cultural Competence

  • Property Management and Maintenance Plans

What is expected of participants

Participants will be expected to do the following:

  • ​Attend and participate in six trainings

  • Turn in required Assignments on-time

  • Participate in an evaluation of the Institute for the purposes of improving the institute for future participants

Time commitment for participants

Participants can expect to spend

  • One day each month participating in the training sessions

  • Up to 5 hours each month working on the assignments between sessions

There will be an optional technical assistance conference call for participants. The purpose of these calls are to answer questions and check in with participants on their status with the assignments.

Tentative institute schedule

The following dates are tentative and subject to change. All participants will be notified in advance of any changes. The sessions will take place in person in the Columbus Ohio area.

October 8, 2019 - 10 AM - 2 PM
November 12, 2019 - 10 AM - 2 PM
December 11, 2019 - 10 AM - 2 PM
January 14, 2020 - 10 AM - 2 PM
February 11, 2020 - 10 AM - 2 PM
March 10, 2020 - 10 AM - 2 PM


T: 614-453-5133

F: 614-228-0740


ORH is an alliance for individuals and organizations operating quality recovery housing in Ohio.

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