We provide the highest standard of cutting-edge, ethical, trauma- and research-informed training and bring innovative treatment modalities that support sustainable long-term recovery for individuals and families.
This is NEXT LEVEL training for advanced peer recovery as our focus is not only on individual recovery, but also on how to collaborate with families, professionals and community members.
Due to the high rate of relapse occurring shortly after discharge from treatment and research findings identifying trauma and brain impairment as triggers for relapse, the need for Recovery Specialists is growing.
A Certified Recovery Specialist is trained in practical application, personal characteristics, ethical standards, legal issues, and best practices for individuals and families of those struggling with substance use disorder, addiction or behavioral and/or mental health challenges.
As an IRI Certified Recovery Specialist, you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference in your own life, organization or community. By learning and practicing the skills, you will give others the opportunity to empower themselves.
In 2015, the International Recovery Institute (IRI) was established by two well known and highly respected professionals who have pioneered Recovery Coaches, Continuing Care, and the involvement of families: Nanette Zumwalt CADC, CCJP, CIP of Hired Power, and Judith Landau MD, DPM, LMFT, CFLE, CIP, CAI,CRS, of ARISE® Network.
The profession of Recovery Specialist has seen tremendous growth since the pioneering company Hired Power was founded in 2002 to the presence of over 29 companies in 2015.