Date:  January 14-18
Staybridge Suites, 1020 University Ave, Little Rock, AR

People sometimes get stuck. They do not want to be “therapized” but could use help getting “de-stuck.” Recovery Coach Bootcamp is an experiential, intense training in how to be a professional recovery coach—highly trained, highly skilled, well-prepared in delivering high quality services.

This approach is based on the principles of multiple pathways, trauma-informed, individualized,

Utilizing motivational interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and the 5 Critical Elements of Recovery, this training is for those ready to advance their careers.



  • To understand what a recovery coach does
  • To help clients build an individualized Personal Recovery Action Plan
  • To build coaching skills for effective listening and asking powerful questions

Trainer Profile

Jimmie Wooding, LCSW, M.Ed., LADAC is a clinical social worker, adjunct professor at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, and recovery life coach. She is the CEO of Harbor House, Inc., an organization of recovery management systems. Wooding offers training, and consultation to those working with addictions, traumatic stress, relational challenges, and more.

Monday: Overview of Recovery Coaching

  • Basic Skill Work: Effective listening
  • Asking Powerful Questions
  • When and how to tell your story
  • Getting started with building rapport

Tuesday: 5 Critical Elements

  • #1 Take Good Care of Self: Mind
  • #1 Take Good Care of Self: Body
  • #1 Take Good Care of Self: Spirit
  • Life Map

Tuesday Evening: Practice Creative Hopelessness

Wednesday: #2 Form a Recovery Team

  • Identify who and why
  • Attachments

Wednesday evening: Practice Life Mapping

Thursday: #3 Work a PRAP and #4 Build Recovery Skills

  • Identify values
  • Develop action steps

Thursday Evening: practice PRAPing

Friday: #5 Live a Recovery Lifestyle

  • Move from culture of addiction to culture of recovery

What People Say About Us

Wow! That was intense. I’m worn out but I learned so much!

Tim C.


This workshop is the best I’ve ever been to. It was practical information I can take back to my organization and use immediately.

Angie R.

Clinical Supervisor

I’m a peer specialist and I feel like I’ve jumped into a whole other level.

David J.

Peer Specialist

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