International Recovery Institute offers a cutting-edge comprehensive training led by top professionals in the addiction field.
Ethics in the Recovery Role, Safe Passage, Recognizing Detox, Relapse/Recurrence, Co-Occurring Disorders, Abstinence and Behavior Change Contracts, Building a Recovery Toolbox, Professional Standards, CRS Portfolio, Scope of Practice, Collaborating with Community Professionals
CRS Consultation Group
Completion of six (6) 2-hour consultation calls (over Zoom) must be completed within 12 months of completion of in-person training course. Consultation group will be a presentation of a sample case study. Consultation is scheduled after 4-day training is completed.
*completion of CRS Level 1 & 2 and consultation are required for full certification
To become a certified IRI Recovery Specialist the following are required:
Initial certification is awarded upon successful completion of all requirements of Levels 1 & 2 training to include consultation. Initial certification is valid for two year from the date all requirements are satisfied and verified.
To retain the title of IRI CRS after the expiration date, students must continue to meet the high ethical standards set forth by IRI. Students are required to complete the following to renew their certification for another year:
Participation in the Recovery Specialist Alumni Retreat/Workshop and/or IRI Advanced Courses is highly encouraged. CEUs earned can be applied to recertification.
Refresher training is required every four years. Please reach out to [email protected] for refresher training options.