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. Participants will have one homework assignment per month to complete.. Once all assignments are completed, the participant will have a completed packed of policies and procedures that contain all required elements described in the National Alliance of Recovery Residences Quality Standards.
Topics, Dates and times are below. Dates are subject to change with appropriate notification to all participants.
Any participant that completes all training sessions and turns in all required assignments on time will receive a scholarship for one year Associate fees (an average of $600 in value), The scholarship must be used by June 30, 2020.
What is expected of participants
Have an appropriate computer and Internet connection for participating in online trainings
Register for each individual session. Use the registration link that is unique to them to attend the training
Attend and participate in twelve two-hour on line training sessions
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
- Two days per month attending online training sessions
- Up to 5 hours each month working on the assignments between sessions
Tentative institute schedule
All trainings will be offered virtually. Each participant will have to register using GotoWebinar for each session. Each participant must register using appropriate name and use unique link in order to get credit for any approved continuing education.
The dates are below
November 3, 1:00 - 3:00 The Social Model of Recovery across the Levels of Support
November 18, 1:00 - 3:00 Implementation: Resident Rights and House Codes of Conduct
December 1, 1:00 - 3:00 Forming and Documenting Resident Driven Recovery Plans
December 15, 1:00 - 3:00 Implementation: Resident Applications and Drug Testing Policies
January 5, 1:00 - 3:00 Preventing and Addressing Relapse in Recovery Housing
January 20, 1:00 - 3:00 Implementation: Emergency Response Plans and Medication Policies
February 2, 1:00 - 3:00 Landlord Tenant Law and Fair Housing Law
February 16, 1:00 - 3:00 Implementation: Resident Agreements and Paid Work Agreements
March 2, 1:00 - 3:00 Handling Concerns and Grievances
March 17, 1:00-3:00 Implementation: Grievance Policies and Neighbor Concerns Policies
April 6, 1:00-3:00 Trauma Informed Care in Recovery Housing
April 20, 1:00 - 3:00 Implementation: Privacy/ Confidentiality Policies and Communicable Disease Policies
The Institute will be limited to 30 participants. In the case that more than 30 applications are received, preference will be given to
- participants who are current recovery housing operators
- participants who work for organizations receive funding from the local county board OR the county board is interested in providing them funding
- participants who work for organizations that are not currently recognized as meeting NARR standards
- participants who demonstrate commitment to attending all sessions and completing homework assignments
While we applying for offering continuing education and required clock hours for these sessions,, participants who do not have such licenses are encouraged to apply. No preference is given based on if a potential participant holds a particular license.