We provide the highest standard of ethical, cutting-edge, research-informed training to bring innovative treatment modalities that support sustainable long-term recovery and the creation of a life worth living.
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 ever growing.
A Certified Recovery Specialist is trained in practical application, personal characteristics, ethical standards, legal issues, and best practices for individuals and family of those afflicted with substance abuse, addiction or mental health disorders.
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.