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The Ten Greatest Reasons to Hire a Professional Coach

The Ten Greatest Reasons to Hire a Professional Coach

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What is the benefit of hiring a Professional Coach in any field: Life Coach, Business Coach, Fitness Coach, Recovery Coach, Family Recovery Coach, or any other specialized coach?

I get asked this question quite often from both sides of the equation: as an instructor of Professional Master Coaches, and as a successful business woman who utilizes a Professional Coach.  I’ll share with you my top ten reasons why I believe anyone should hire a Professional Coach.

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Before I share my thoughts with you on the top ten reasons to hire a Professional Coach, I want to define what a Professional Coach is and what they do.

A Professional Coach is:

A highly trained and very skilled individual
A professional with tools to get the job done
A very motivated individual who motivates others
An ethical and responsible person
A caring people person
A very advanced cheerleader
An action-oriented problem solver
A flexible, goal-driven communication specialist
A perception and perspective changer
A blockage buster and solution finder
It’s also important to look at what Professional Coaches are not to truly understand who they really are.

A Professional Coach is not:

A banker or accountant
A therapist or counselor
A sponsor or twelve-step guide
A psychiatrist
A goal or objective setter
A date or romantic interest
A party pal
A person with a conflict of interest in relation to a client
An uneducated or untrained individual
Interested in selfish, unethical, or illegal matters
Now that I have identified what a Professional Coach is and is not, I would like to describe what a coach does.  Coaching is a results and client driven process where the coach assists the client to reach a solution.  It is a development or training process where a client receives support while working towards goals and objectives via specific action plans, where the coach utilizes core competencies, skill sets, and tools to help the client see past blockages and reach solution or meet goals.  There are many different types of coaching:

Coaching Types and Styles:

1. Business Coaching
2. Recovery Coaching
3. Christian Coaching
4. Executive Coaching
5. Life Coaching
6. Financial Coaching
7. Health and Wellness Coaching
8. Fitness coaching
9. Relationship Coaching
10. Personal coaching
11. Family recovery coaching

There are many different types and styles of coaching; the largest difference today is peer coaching and Professional Coaching.  The difference is just like it sounds, peer coaching is peer to peer often volunteer, and Professional Coaching is a highly trained and skilled individual and almost always paid for their services. Professional Coaches use a range of communication skills such as active listening, powerful questioning, paraphrasing, the natural laws of cause and effect, reading body language, tones, and inflections, observation, intuition, action planning, and other activities. Professional Coaching helps an individual to identify their capabilities and skill sets that already exist internally and put them into motion to reach solutions in all coaching fields.

Now I’ve identified what a Professional Coach is and isn’t and what they do. You have to be prepared before you execute; now you’re ready to get the information you’ve been waiting for. What are the ten greatest benefits of hiring these highly trained and skilled individuals?

  • Every problem has a solution because the problem defines the solution; there is perspective and perception problems that block most clients from getting to solutions on their own, Profession Coaches help clients get past these blocks and reach solutions.
  • We all are human, thus we all suffer from the human condition. We all have blind spots; Professional Coaches can help clients can point out areas of weakness that clients miss or don’t see.
  • We all need someone to hold us accountable. Clients can take on greater responsibility by meeting with their coach on action plans with specific time tables and follow-up.
  • A Professional Coach will help redirect the client when they are off track with their action plan. The coach is trained to be flexible; however, to keep the plan moving forward toward solution.
  • A Professional Coach is trained to bring out the very best in the client through communication skills and other coaching techniques. The client won’t just be spinning in circles, but actually, always moving forward toward solution.
  • The coach brings extra talent to the table. When the client sets the goal, then the coach and client brainstorm together to reach solution; there is twice the creativity.
  • We all need spiritual sounding boards in our lives. Even coaches need coaches! I haven’t met a highly successful person yet who doesn’t have a coach!
  • Professional Coaches celebrate all the victories with the client, no matter how big or small. A win is a win!
  • Clients can communicate with their coach in confidence and confidentiality. The coach will always be supportive and non-judgmental. The coach may suggest change; however, it will be in a positive and nurturing way.
  • Professional Coaches get results! They bring out the best in clients and expect the champion from within to show him or herself.

 

 

This really is a no brainer!  If you could achieve your goal, increase your bottom line, lose those pounds, win that championship, or at least increase your chances for success, wouldn’t you do what it takes?  Professional Coaches make all the difference!

“I’ve seen the power of Life Coaching firsthand and I know how beneficial it can be.”  Leeza Gibbons

The Addictions Academy of Miami, Florida Trains and certifies Professional coaches in several Types and Styles.  The Academy’s instructors are some of the best in the industry, current, knowledgeable, and cutting edge.

The Addictions Academy offers National Certifications and Training in Life Coaching, Recovery Coaching, Family Recovery Coaching, Gambling Addiction Coaching, Food-Addiction Coaching, Sex-Addiction Coaching, Relationship-Addiction Coaching, Fitness Coaching, International Master Addictions Coaching, and much more.
If you would like to hire a Professional Coach you can reach the Addictions Coach at 1-800-706-0318 or visit their website at https://theaddictionscoach.com.  If you are interested in training to become a coach you can contact The Addictions Academy at 800-706-0318 or visit their website at http://ww.theaddictionsacademy.com.

© 2015 Cali Estes, Ph.D

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How Do YOU Benefit from The Addictions Academy Train the Trainer Program?

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How Do You Benefit from The Addictions Academy Train the Trainer Program?

The Addictions Academy is currently granting licenses for instructors that they train to teach their curriculum to their own clientele. This is the first affiliate training program for addiction professionals.  How will you benefit from The Addictions Academy’s Train the Trainer Program and why do you need to become a licensed affiliate?

The top five reasons to sign up for the Addictions Academy’s Train the Trainer program:
1. You will be able to make a great income.
2. You will have the opportunity to help others.
3. You will be able to learn the art of professional addiction recovery coaching, and give back!
4. You will have a direct impact in helping to save thousands of lives!
5. You will be able to reach many more clients.

It’s a no-brainer; a win-win situation for everyone involved.  Just imagine how many more lives can be saved when you are training and educating more professionals to work in this growing and exciting industry.  We will be able to reach more clients with our proven curriculum and systems of educating instructors to teach our educational courses and exams. At present, there is a worldwide demand that can’t be met because of lack of trained personnel.  Clients need our services desperately; people are dying every few minutes from addiction in every town, in every state in every country.

When you become an instructor of Train the trainer, you become the linchpin in the chain of recovery that helps others to find and experience purpose, passion, excitement, and motivation for success by becoming a professional recovery coach, family recovery coach, interventionist, relapse prevention professional, prevention professional, gambling addiction coach, life coach, food addiction coach, or other addiction recovery professional.

You can choose one course, two, or all of the Academy’s courses to train on and become your own instructor.  This innovative program is sweeping the Nation as once again The Addictions Academy is leading the way in the fight against addiction!  The seasoned and professional instructors from the Academy provide support during your entire journey.  They will help you become an excellent instructor, marketer, speaker, presenter, professional, and much more.

The program comes with unlimited support and marketing help from the academy’s expert instructors and curriculum creators.  The program includes twenty-five hours of supervision units with the Academy’s experts, discussing case studies and reviewing difficult tasks.  You will learn about marketing, branding, and have business mentoring by the Academy’s professional experts.  This training is an application only program as the Academy is taking only the finest quality candidates to offer their signature training worldwide.

Program Options
• National Intervention Professional Training (NCIP) It is required that candidates take a live class first.
• Nationally Certified Recovery Coaching level 1 (NCRC) and Level II (NCRC- II)
• Nationally Certified Family Recovery Coaching (NCFRC)
• Nationally Certified Addiction Prevention professional (NCAPP)
• Nationally Certified Relapse Prevention Professional (NCRPP)

How does it work? You pay $4999 for the class of your choice above and it includes the original student class (unless you have completed that), your materials and the 25 hours of supervision and Mentorship on how to become a successful teacher.
You then begin filling your classes at $999 each. Each student pays the Academy $299 for materials, certification papers, certificate papers, CEUs etc. You keep the rest. That is $700 per student per class. If you teach 7 students, you have paid back your original application fee and training fee.  How much income you make is up to you!

The Academy’s Train the Trainer program is a great opportunity for owners and CEOs in the treatment industry, they can save thousands of dollars by training their own staff month after month and year after year bringing a greater profit to their bottom lines.

The truth is, you can’t afford to miss out on this opportunity; you can have trained staff available at all times for a fraction of what you were paying for training in the past.

The Top Five reasons to become a licensed affiliate:
1. You will save thousands of dollars on training with staff members.
2. You will dramatically improve your bottom line.
3. You will always have available, trained staff.
4. The Academy’s program is a tried, tested, and proven a winner!
5. You can’t afford not to!

Professional Value of Courses:

Make yourself marketable to treatment centers as a trainer of trainers

Increase your income & your client base

Learn marketing and branding skills

Learn how to expand your clientele base and start your own Coaching Business

Increase your earning potential (or lower your ROI as a treatment center)

Add Credentials to your Name

CALL NOW TO BECOME YOUR STATE’S REPRESENTATIVE!

If you would like to be the first Train the Trainer representative in your area, please call The Addictions Academy Today at 800-706-0318 or visit their website at http://www.theaddictionsacademy.com . If you want to be the best, you have to be trained by the best!

© 2015  Cali Estes, PhD.

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Los Angeles Sober Coach: Young Athletes Being Turned into Heroin Addicts

Los Angeles Sober Coach: Young Athletes Being Turned into Heroin Addicts
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Roman Montano had barely learned cursive when he was asked to sign his first baseball. Parents of teammates had watched him dominate game after game in Albuquerque’s Little League during the summer of 2000, mowing down batters and belting home runs. The autograph requests were mostly facetious, but what they signified was clear: The kid was going somewhere. The next few years only confirmed that notion.
Roman grew to 6’6″ and 250 pounds. He made a mockery of the weight room at Eldorado High and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.9. As a sophomore defensive  lineman he was honorable mention all-state in Class 5A. He also joined the basketball team his senior year, giving in to the pleadings of the coach, and was instantly the Eagles’ best player. And after high school, when he trained with the legion of MMA fighters based in Albuquerque, they encouraged him to compete as a heavyweight.  Baseball though, was always his favorite sport—”the most funnest,” as he had put it to the Albuquerque Tribune when he was 12. He once struck out all 18 batters in a Thunderbird League game. The towering righty was Eldorado High’s ace, his fastball reaching the 90s. The second starter? Ken Giles, now a flame-throwing Phillies reliever. “You’re talking about a guy with a ton of potential: size, natural ability, attitude,” Giles says. “Everyone wanted to be him, but everyone wanted to be around him, too. The first word I would  use to describe Roman is lovable.”
A foot injury his junior year didn’t derail Roman. He needed minor surgery on a small bone, but he popped some OxyContin and after a few weeks was back on the mound. His senior year Roman planned to lead Eldorado to a state title and then declare for the 2008 major league draft (the Braves had expressed the most interest in him), spurning about 20 Division I scholarship offers. Before the season, though, Roman committed one of those judgment-deprived acts for which teenagers are known. He and some friends used a stolen credit card at a mall. They got caught. The school found out. Though it was Roman’s first offense, he was kicked off the team. Humiliated, angry and depressed, Roman thought back to the numbing effect of the OxyContin. His prescription had run out, but that wasn’t much of an impediment. In the upscale Northeast Heights—more High School Musical Albuquerque than Breaking Bad Albuquerque—painkillers were competing with marijuana and alcohol as the party drug of choice. “There are pill parties,” says Roman’s younger brother, Beau. “[Pills are] so easy to get. They’re everywhere.”
Roman was soon in the grip of Oxy. He lost interest in baseball. He showed up high for graduation. JoAnn Montano and her husband, Bo, who owns a wheel-alignment and body-shop business, figured their son was just floundering—until JoAnn caught him using. She took him to an addiction center, and he was prescribed Suboxone to treat his opioid dependency.Roman, though, couldn’t fully kick his habit. Before graduation he had switched to a cheaper substance that offered the same high at a lower price: heroin.  At first Roman smoked “black” (black-tar heroin), a relatively crude version of the drug that was easy to obtain. Then he began using intravenously. But he hid his addiction well. He stayed on Suboxone, took up competitive bodybuilding and started training at an MMA gym. He had a job selling phones for Verizon. “He looked so healthy, a big, strapping guy, not like a junkie,” says Bo. “He was back doing his athletics. We thought the addiction was behind us. We didn’t know how cunning and how manipulative this drug is.”
On May 2, 2012, Roman was supposed to lift weights with his father in the morning. Roman didn’t show up, and texts to him went unanswered. His fiancée, Mikaila Lovato, couldn’t find him either.  In the evening two chaplains went to the Montanos’ house, asking for Roman’s next of kin. They said that Roman had been found slumped in the driver’s seat of his car behind a FedEx store, a syringe in his arm, the motor running. He was 22 and dead from a heroin overdose. This is just one personal story of many that are now flooding our sports teams. Heroin overdoses have tripled in the past 5 years in the sports industry and it all seems to start with the same story.  An injury leading to pain pills, the pills leading to heroin and heroin leading to overdoses and death. We are here to help at Top Rated Addiction Recovery and Sober Coaching Services Don’t let your addiction take your life.

The Addictions Academy: Nationally Certified Recovery Coach I Training, Sept. 17-18th

The Addictions Academy:  Nationally Certified Recovery Coach I Training, Webinar: Sept. 17-18th

DON’T MISS THIS COURSE!  REGISTER TODAY! LIMITED SEATING! www.theaddictionsacademy.com  1.800.706.0318

Recovery Coach Training

Nationally Certified Recovery Coach –1 (NCRC-I)
Recovery Coach TrainingAre you interested in becoming a Professional Recovery Coach? Our Recovery Coaching Training Program will assist you with all of the skills necessary to learn how to become a top notch Professional Recovery Coach. At The Addictions Academy, we are a National Education Provider and we offer a reputable program that is cost-effective and recognized in the industry. If you are a therapist you need to add this to your practice. If you are a sober companion or sober coach, you need to get the credentials to increase your client base, your income and your worth. After our exclusive training program you will leave as a Certified Recovery Coach.  All of our Recovery Coach training classes and our exclusive Certified Recovery Coach program meets the ICF standards with the core competencies.

Our two day Recovery Coach Certification Training program will teach you to prepare for difficult Recovery Coach clients and various situations. Through the process of Recovery Coaching, clients are held accountable, improve their performance, become educated on drug and alcohol addictions, and enhance their quality of life. A Recovery Coach sets the parameters of the conversation, listens and contributes observations and questions, provides a road map for success and assists the client as a team to achieving their desired goals. An action based Recovery Coach accelerates the client’s progress by providing greater focus and awareness of choices, actions, and responsibility. Recovery Coaching concentrates on meeting the client where they are now, where they want to be, and holding them accountable as a team to get there.

What You will learn:

Coping Skills
Life Skills
Accessing Community Supports
Relapse Prevention
Goal Setting
Pharmacology
Nutrition
Defense Mechanisms
Post-Acute Withdrawal techniques
Legal and Ethical Issues Taught
Passive verses Active Listening Skills
Marketing and Business Branding ideas
All contracts, forms, HIPAA, Confidentiality, Duty to warn provided

In our Recovery Coaching Certification, roles within the family unit  will be explored. You will leave with a basic business model and Recovery Coaching contracts that you can use in private practice and an understanding of how to adequately market and gain clientele in your new or expanded business with a Certification in Recovery Coaching. We explore every area of the Recovery Coaching industry so you get the best hands on training available!  With over 18 years in the Recovery Coaching industry, our Masters levels instructors at The Addictions Academy will prepare you to work as a Professional Recovery Coach in business for yourself or with a company.

Professional Value of Courses:
> Increase your client base
> Increase your earning potential
> Add Credentials to your Name
> Make yourself more marketable to treatment centers and others
> Increase your income WITHOUT TAKING INSURANCE
> How to market yourself as an Recovery Coach
> How to expand your clientele base and start your own Coaching Business
> Contracts and forms for clients, Service Contract, HIPPA Compliance, Duty to Warn, Confidentiality Forms

In our Recovery Coaching Certification Program, you will tackle scenarios that are real life examples of clients and how to handle them and their loved ones. In our Recovery Coaching course, you will learn how to prequalify a client and when to refer out, assess for detox and all legal issues associated with being a Recovery Coach. Our seasoned professional staff will tackle the most difficult of questions and leave you feeling ready to take on new clients as you venture into the world of Recovery Coaching. To become a Sober Coach or a Professional Recovery Coach, we require the 2 day training and passing of our real life scenario examples to prepare you. We offer a Recovery Coaching manual to explore all training and guidelines that the states are requiring to be a Professional Recovery Coach.

As a Professional Recovery Coach or Sober Coach, you love helping people and enjoy teaching others how to stay sober and enjoy life. You deserve to be paid for your time and efforts. We offer a reputable program that is cost-effective and recognized in the industry. We offer continuing education hours that are great for therapists, drug and alcohol treatment staff, admissions counselors, after care staff, business developers and marketers, social workers and addiction professionals. At The Addictions Academy, we offer mentorship programs, Certifications and  Training programs for Therapists, Counselors and for those in Recovery themselves. A Recovery Coach job can be rewarding and lucrative and our Recovery Coaching Course or Sober Coaching course will teach you all the essentials you need to succeed in accepting new clients or adding clients to your existing practice.  Our Recovery Coach Certificate Program will prepare you for the real world and clients that are ready to hire you with your new level of expertise as you become a Recovery Coach.

Check Course availability here.

How to get the credential? To get the certification through The Addictions Academy you must complete the following steps:

1. Complete the training courses

2. Complete the online examination by modules with a 80% passing grade on all modules.

3. Complete all case scenarios by video and mock role play, submit the video for review. Most show the skills and tools of coaching, including the core competencies of coaching as according the ICF. A check list will be provided per class.

4. Three letters of reference required.

5. Supervision by qualified supervisor for 25 hours.

Core Skills Addressed in ALL classes (with sober coach manual)

1. Evaluation of the proper clinical approach

2. Analysis of correct Case Management Skills

3. Clinical problem solving in unexpected situations

4. How to increase your income

5. How to market yourself

6. How to expand your clientele base

7. Much, much more!

8. It is like becoming a Life Coach or Life Recovery Coach, let us teach you how!

Schedule your training now so you can tackle the recovery coach academy and work towards your recovery coaches international certification!

Check Course availability here.

CALL US AT 1.800.706.0318

 

The Addictions Coach: Cali Estes, Ph.D – Addiction Therapist, Life Coach & Wellness Guru

 

Cali Estes, Ph.D – Addiction Therapist, Life Coach & Wellness Guru

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Cali Estes, Ph.D is a highly sought after Celebrity Addiction Therapist, Life Coach, Recovery Coach and Wellness Guru that blends talk therapy with forward and positive change to assist her clients in unlocking their true potential. She has been featured in books, magazines, radio and television for her work in the addictions and therapy fields.  She works with individuals, drug and alcohol treatment teams and addiction professionals looking to advance their knowledge base.

Dr. Estes has over 20 years experience working with drug, alcohol and food addictions.  Her deep understanding of drug and alcohol addiction, including the behaviors and ramifications that are associated with it, place her at the top in the field of addiction therapy.  Dr. Estes is an interactive, solution-focused Positive Psychologist and Cognitive Behavioral Therapist.  Her unique no-nonsense approach of cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology and life coaching combine to provide the perfect support for an addict.  Dr. Estes’ background in food addictions and the emotional and physical tolls it takes on one’s psyche and physical well-being is highly unique.

Dr. Estes is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. She has been featured on top tier outs such as NBC Universal News, MSN Money,  Entrepreneur Magazine, Max Sports and Fitness, among others for her work in Addiction Recovery and has been published in several journals and books for her work on ADD and Relationships.

Dr. Estes recently received a Ph.D from Dayspring University in Psychology and Life Coaching, and holds a Master’s degree, International Certification as a Drug and Alcohol Therapist, as well as 24 certifications and over 20 years of experience as a Personal Trainer, Yoga Teacher, Pilates Teacher, Food Addictions Specialist and Life Coach.  Dr. Estes is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and West Chester University.  Her unique approach to each person and ability to relate on a humanistic level makes her desirable in this industry.  Dr. Estes is more than a ‘sober coach’.  She has a background in clinical and personality psychology, addictions and forensics.

In addition to being a prominent Addiction Therapist and well-known Recovery Coach, Dr. Estes has presented at National Conferences and is currently a National Education Provider offering Accredited classes through her sister company, www.theaddictionsacademy.com  She has presented to individuals and drug and alcohol treatment facilities both national and international, and is a sought after Sober Coach and Life Coach to Actors, Musicians, CEO’s, Doctors, Sports Figures and Attorneys that need 100% Confidentiality when dealing with sensitive life issues.

Click here for more information on Dr. Cali Estes.

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The Addictions Academy: Nationally Certified Life Coach Training WEBINAR -Sept. 3-4

The Addictions Academy:  Nationally Certified Life Coach Training WEBINAR -Sept. 3-4   www.theaddictionsacademy.com  1.800.706.0318

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Life Coach Training

Nationally Certified Life Coach (NCLC)
National Certification to become a Life Coach (NCLC).

 

life coach trainingOur Life Coach Training and Life Coach Certification (NCLC) is available to the addictions field as well as people not in the addiction studies industry.  At The Addictions Academy we specialize in teaching coaching skills to all of our students. Life Coaching is at the forefront of the coaching industry and people are hiring life coaches over therapists for several issues and areas of their lives. It is no longer considered ‘in’ to have a therapist, coaching has taken over. Everyone has a coach. Our Nationally Certified Life Coach Training meets all ICF standards and requirements.

At The Addictions Academy, our Life Coach Certification will assist you in helping clients make progress in all areas of their lives: relationships, health, career, life balance, spirituality, finances, business, school, etc. You will be valued by your clients and they will love to come and talk with you because you get results. You need a certification in life coaching.

As a life coach, you’ll get to spend your days helping people on a deep, personal and unique level. You’ll be an instrumental part of helping them find the success and happiness that they’re looking for. You can work from home, from your office, or go to your client’s home or office. You can work via telephone, Skype or in person.

Professional Value of our Certificate program in Life Coaching:

  • How to open your Professional Life Coaching Company.
  • How to keep your Professional Life Coaching Company running successfully.
  • How to effectively market your Professional Life Coaching Company.
  • How to achieve great results for your clients as their Life Coach.
  • How to coach someone, using our Core Competencies System.
  • Active verses Passive Listening Skills.
  • Contracts, forms and documents provided for your use.
  • Achieve your own goals, then help others achieve theirs.
  • Give help to your clients that they will find truly valuable
  • Make a great living and have the freedom of a good income and flexible hours.
  • Gain helpful resources, life-long coaching support and continuing education opportunities.
  • Implement our Life Coaching secrets which will put you at the top of your field

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The National  Life Coach Certification Program with us is via virtual classroom, not conference calls. We provide all the tools you need to open or expand your life coaching practice. If you want to set your own hours, make a good living and be the best at helping others, we are the Life Coach Training Program for you. If you are a therapist and want to expand your practice and not deal with the pesky insurance companies, this class is a must. Life Coaching Training is a key credential to have and an asset to have for clients that would rather see a coach for accountability and motivation, then a therapist to ‘fix them’.

Professional Life Coaching can be a lucrative and rewarding career for yourself and if you want to help others achieve their goals and dreams, our National Life Coach Certificate Program will assist you on that path. Life Coach Training with The Addictions Academy will offer you the opportunity to challenge yourself, be creative, challenge your clients, and offer them a valuable service. You can work hourly, daily, intensive or sporadic as you see fit. You can see clients Internationally and on your time. Companies are hiring Life Coaches at a fast rate to assist employees in increasing productivity, decreasing sick days, handling interpersonal and inter personnel issues, even as a precursor to hiring within the Human Resources team.  Now is the time to get the credentials and start seeing clients.

Call us today at 1.800.706.0318 to register for our 2 day intensive class or register online.

How to get the credential? To get the certification through The Addictions Academy you must complete the following steps:

1. Complete the training courses

2. Complete the online examination by modules with a 80% passing grade on all modules.

3. Complete all case scenarios by video and mock role play, submit the video for review. Most show the skills and tools of coaching, including the core competencies of coaching as according the ICF. A check list will be provided per class.

4. Three letters of reference required.

5. Supervision by qualified supervisor for 25 hours.

 

– See more at: http://www.theaddictionsacademy.com/therapy-professionals/recovery-courses-and-certificate-programs/life-coach-training/#sthash.soSW8SzR.dpuf

The Addictions Coach: Top Five Careers That Suffer From The Highest Rates of Illegal Drug Use and Alcohol Abuse.

The Addictions Coach: Top Five Careers That Suffer From The Highest Rates of Illegal Drug Use and Alcohol Abuse. 
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Different careers have different rates of drug and alcohol abuse. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration found the top five careers that suffer from the highest rates of illegal drug use and alcohol abuse. To compare, the US national average for drug and alcohol abuse and use is 8.7 percent. 
Number 5 on the list was Installation, Maintenance and Repair.  These workers usage was above the national average at 9.5 percent. Installers and maintenance people have a lot of freedom from supervision and bounce from job to job during a work day. This contributes to on the job usage. High stress and customer relations also contribute to drug and alcohol use in this profession. 
The career with the fourth highest rate of illegal drug use and alcohol abuse is Sales. Sales came in with a 10.3% usage. One main contributor to this career’s drug use is the almighty dollar being the highest of concern. Most employers will turn a blind eye to drug use as long as money is coming through the door.  Also, long hours and work weeks contribute to employees “letting loose” during and after work hours. 
Number 3 on the list is Entertainment, Sports and Media. Many people think this should be number one on the list but it is not, as this career choice is at a 12.4% usage and abuse rate. The sports industry has a high level of steroid use which counts as illegal drug use and pushes this group of professions up to number 3. And in the entertainment industry cocaine, heroin and meth are running rampant. 
Number 2 on the list is the Construction trade. The construction industry comes in at a very high 15.1 percent which is nearly two times the national average for usage and abuse.  A modern movement for a drug free workplace is attempting to lower these numbers but it is still at an alarming rate.  Alcohol and prescription pills top the list for most construction workers.
And at the top of the list…
Number 1 on the list: The granddaddy of them all! The profession with the highest rate of workers who used and abused drugs and alcohol is the Food and Restaurant industry. This career choice is at an alarming 17.4% usage and abuse. The reasons for this areThe  restaurants are less likely to perform drug tests and are very lenient on hiring people with shady backgrounds. Also, most restaurants have bars and it is very easily accessible to drink on the job. Late night hours, odd hours and a chaotic work environment contribute highly to drug and alcohol abuse in this trade.
As you can see from this article, drug and alcohol abuse does not discriminate on any type of worker in today’s workforce but there are certain circumstances which contribute to some career paths having a higher rate of drug and alcohol abuse.
 
So what do you do if you are in these trades? You hire us, of course!  We are, The Addictions Coach. Cali Estes and her team of seasoned professionals can assist you with the addictions that have destroyed your life or are currently destroying your life.   Top Rated Addiction Recovery and Sober Coaching Services 1.800.706.0318 

The Addictions Academy: Beat a Gambling Addiction, alone? DON’T BET ON IT!!

The Addictions Academy: Beat a Gambling Addiction, Alone?  DON’T BET ON IT!

Register Now with The Addictions Academy, for our Nationally Certified Gambling Addiction Coach WEBINAR, August 22-23.  Help others overcome this addiction! www.theaddictionsacademy.com  1.800.706.0318

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Nationally Certified Gambling Addiction Coach (NCGAC)
CALLING ALL COACHES! Are you ready to offer Gambling Addiction Coaching?  Time to add Nationally Certified Gambling Addiction Coach to your resume!THE ADDICTIONS ACADEMY PRESENTS GAMBLING ADDICTION COACH TRAINING CERTIFICATION! YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO MISS OUT ON THIS ONE OF A KIND EXPERT TRAINING!LEARN THE FACTS THAT WILL HELP MAKE YOU AN EXPERT IN THE ADDICTION FIELD! 

gambling addiction picProblem gambling, or ludomania, is an urge to continuously gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop. Problem gambling often is defined by whether harm is experienced by the gambler or others, rather than by the gambler’s behavior. Severe problem gambling may be diagnosed as clinical pathological gambling if the gambler meets certain criteria. Pathological gambling is a common disorder that is associated with both social and family costs. “Pathological gambling” is the most severe form of problem gambling and has been recognized by the American Psychiatric Association as a disease since 1980. Gaming or gambling is supposed to be for fun, for entertainment.

Teenagers are 3 to 4 times more likely to become problem gamblers than adults. 90% of High School students have gambled at least once in the last year. In the USA ages 14-21, 2.1% struggle with Problem Gambling, another 6.5% are at risk. Every year, 2% -3%, 2M U.S. adults are estimated to meet the criteria for disordered gambling, while another 4-6M individuals are problem gamblers at risk for serious addiction consequences. Men make up 2/3 majority of Problem Gamblers.

In the United States, a report by the National Council on Problem Gambling showed approximately one in five pathological gamblers attempts suicide. The Council also said suicide rates among pathological gamblers are higher than any other addictive disorder. The Suicide rate is higher for people who gamble, and for their families. Those with mental health issues are at an even greater risk. Those addicted to illicit drugs and alcohol are also at greater risk.

Even the tough economy that we’re all living with doesn’t stop gambling. The hope of the big win keeps the rich and the poor gambling. The recent closings of The Revel Casino and The Showboat casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey show that the casino industry isn’t doing that well. People have less money for entertainment. The pathological gamblers won’t slow down because of the economy. In fact, it may even make the situation more extreme.

The Addictions Academy is proud to offer this National Certification in Gambling Addiction Coaching, NCGAC. This addiction will become paramount in our world as it impacts the old, the young, the rich and the poor. The number one suicide rate in addictions!

We will cover definitions to help you get a better understanding of this complex topic, two forms of screening for gambling problems, Responsible gambling, Gamblers Anonymous Twelve Steps. Thinking of a problem gambler, Risks and rewards of gambling, Suicide and pathological gambling, The Impact of Problem Gambling on the Family, The Stages of Problem Gambling, a Look at Pathological Gambling, DSM IV Diagnoses, PG Behaviors, Warning Signs of PG, Consequences of PG, Mathematical Expectation & Probability Theory, Treatment Approach and Theory, Gambling Reason Substituting behaviors, The Four Elements, Federal Law, State Law, Ethics & Responsibilities, Starting Recovery, Contracts, The Coaching Session, Enabling, The Twelve-Step Model, Diagrams: Blocked Spirit, Disease Model, Basic Instincts, Family Expectations, Twelve-Step simplified, Body Language, Tones & Inflections, Models of Treatment, Models of Addiction, The Doctors Found, Older Gamblers Risk, coaching Activities, Pre-Qualify, Marketing 101, Scenerios, Resources. This course is jam packed with information that will help you to be an excellent Recovery Coach. After you complete the course and pass your exam, you will receive your certificate within about three weeks. Call (786)-709-0479 for more information and to reserve your place. www.theaddictionsacademy.com.

 

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How to get the credential? To get the certification through The Addictions Academy you must complete the following steps:

1. Complete the training courses

2. Complete the online examination by modules with a 80% passing grade on all modules.

3. Complete all case scenarios by video and mock role play, submit the video for review. Most show the skills and tools of coaching, including the core competencies of coaching as according the ICF. A check list will be provided per class.

4. Three letters of reference required.

5. Supervision by qualified supervisor for 25 hours.

fessional Value of Courses:

  • Increase your client base!
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Add Credentials to your Name
  • Learn from a National Education Provider
  • Make yourself more marketable to treatment centers and others
  • Increase your income WITHOUT TAKING INSURANCE
  • How to market yourself as an Gambling Coach
  • How to expand your clientele base and start your own Coaching Business
  • Contracts and forms for clients, Service Contract, HIPAA Compliance, Duty to Warn, and Confidentially Forms
  • Decrease AMA and APA rate
  • Travel at your leisure with your clients, all expenses paid.

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 This is a great course that you cannot afford to miss, if you are a recovery coach you will be more rounded and knowledgeable as an expert. A Must for Those training to be Master Addiction Coaches. You Can Bet On It!     –RevKev

As a Gambling Addiction Coach you will address both problem gambling and compulsive gambling with your clients. Similar to a drug or alcohol addiction, the gambling or gaming becomes a need and a compulsion to not only entertain but remove specific feelings of stress, anger, discord, etc. As a Gambling Addiction Coach we address these feelings, needs and compulsions with our clients and provide new coping skills and ways of structuring their lives that are productive and meaningful.

“Problem gambling” is any gambling behavior that disrupts your client’s life. If you find your client obsessing over the next bet, the next scratch off or the next win, they need some assistance.  Maybe they have gotten the drugs and alcohol addiction under control and now they are playing dice or poker incessantly. Maybe the primary addiction is gambling. As a Gambling Addiction Coach you will be taught about the natural release of endorphins that gambling produces, similar to sex, exercise and happy surprises. Gambling is a process addiction and hard to control. At The Addictions Academy we will teach you tips and tricks on getting a client’s gambling addiction under control. National Certification in Gambling Addiction.

If your client is preoccupied with gambling, spending more and more time and money on the ‘win’, chasing losses, or gambling despite serious consequences, they have a gambling problem. Gambling addiction, also known as compulsive gambling, is a type of impulse-control disorder. Compulsive gamblers are not able to control the impulse to gamble, and it becomes a source of stress reduction and release, similar to drug addiction or alcohol addiction.

In our Gambling Addiction Course and Gambling Addiction Certification  we will discuss different types of gambling or gaming: from casinos, to online, lotto, dice and street gambling, horseraces and dog track, sports betting and more will be covered. It is important to understand what styles and types of gambling and gaming there are and we cover the terminology of all styles and types of gambling and how to curtail the behaviors and how to handle the compulsions despite the consequences of the problem behaviors.

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The Addictions Academy: TRAIN THE TRAINER is HERE! Teach Others and Increase YOUR Income!

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Recovery Coach Training

Nationally Certified Recovery Coach –1 (NCRC-I)
Recovery Coach TrainingAre you interested in becoming a Professional Recovery Coach? Our Recovery Coaching Training Program will assist you with all of the skills necessary to learn how to become a top notch Professional Recovery Coach. At The Addictions Academy, we are a National Education Provider and we offer a reputable program that is cost-effective and recognized in the industry. If you are a therapist you need to add this to your practice. If you are a sober companion or sober coach, you need to get the credentials to increase your client base, your income and your worth. After our exclusive training program you will leave as a Certified Recovery Coach.  All of our Recovery Coach training classes and our exclusive Certified Recovery Coach program meets the ICF standards with the core competencies.

Our two day Recovery Coach Certification Training program will teach you to prepare for difficult Recovery Coach clients and various situations. Through the process of Recovery Coaching, clients are held accountable, improve their performance, become educated on drug and alcohol addictions, and enhance their quality of life. A Recovery Coach sets the parameters of the conversation, listens and contributes observations and questions, provides a road map for success and assists the client as a team to achieving their desired goals. An action based Recovery Coach accelerates the client’s progress by providing greater focus and awareness of choices, actions, and responsibility. Recovery Coaching concentrates on meeting the client where they are now, where they want to be, and holding them accountable as a team to get there.

What You will learn:

Coping Skills
Life Skills
Accessing Community Supports
Relapse Prevention
Goal Setting
Pharmacology
Nutrition
Defense Mechanisms
Post-Acute Withdrawal techniques
Legal and Ethical Issues Taught
Passive verses Active Listening Skills
Marketing and Business Branding ideas
All contracts, forms, HIPAA, Confidentiality, Duty to warn provided

In our Recovery Coaching Certification, roles within the family unit  will be explored. You will leave with a basic business model and Recovery Coaching contracts that you can use in private practice and an understanding of how to adequately market and gain clientele in your new or expanded business with a Certification in Recovery Coaching. We explore every area of the Recovery Coaching industry so you get the best hands on training available!  With over 18 years in the Recovery Coaching industry, our Masters levels instructors at The Addictions Academy will prepare you to work as a Professional Recovery Coach in business for yourself or with a company.

Professional Value of Courses:
> Increase your client base
> Increase your earning potential
> Add Credentials to your Name
> Make yourself more marketable to treatment centers and others
> Increase your income WITHOUT TAKING INSURANCE
> How to market yourself as an Recovery Coach
> How to expand your clientele base and start your own Coaching Business
> Contracts and forms for clients, Service Contract, HIPPA Compliance, Duty to Warn, Confidentiality Forms

In our Recovery Coaching Certification Program, you will tackle scenarios that are real life examples of clients and how to handle them and their loved ones. In our Recovery Coaching course, you will learn how to prequalify a client and when to refer out, assess for detox and all legal issues associated with being a Recovery Coach. Our seasoned professional staff will tackle the most difficult of questions and leave you feeling ready to take on new clients as you venture into the world of Recovery Coaching. To become a Sober Coach or a Professional Recovery Coach, we require the 2 day training and passing of our real life scenario examples to prepare you. We offer a Recovery Coaching manual to explore all training and guidelines that the states are requiring to be a Professional Recovery Coach.

As a Professional Recovery Coach or Sober Coach, you love helping people and enjoy teaching others how to stay sober and enjoy life. You deserve to be paid for your time and efforts. We offer a reputable program that is cost-effective and recognized in the industry. We offer continuing education hours that are great for therapists, drug and alcohol treatment staff, admissions counselors, after care staff, business developers and marketers, social workers and addiction professionals. At The Addictions Academy, we offer mentorship programs, Certifications and  Training programs for Therapists, Counselors and for those in Recovery themselves. A Recovery Coach job can be rewarding and lucrative and our Recovery Coaching Course or Sober Coaching course will teach you all the essentials you need to succeed in accepting new clients or adding clients to your existing practice.  Our Recovery Coach Certificate Program will prepare you for the real world and clients that are ready to hire you with your new level of expertise as you become a Recovery Coach.

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How to get the credential? To get the certification through The Addictions Academy you must complete the following steps:

1. Complete the training courses

2. Complete the online examination by modules with a 80% passing grade on all modules.

3. Complete all case scenarios by video and mock role play, submit the video for review. Most show the skills and tools of coaching, including the core competencies of coaching as according the ICF. A check list will be provided per class.

4. Three letters of reference required.

5. Supervision by qualified supervisor for 25 hours.

Core Skills Addressed in ALL classes (with sober coach manual)

1. Evaluation of the proper clinical approach

2. Analysis of correct Case Management Skills

3. Clinical problem solving in unexpected situations

4. How to increase your income

5. How to market yourself

6. How to expand your clientele base

7. Much, much more!

8. It is like becoming a Life Coach or Life Recovery Coach, let us teach you how!

Schedule your training now so you can tackle the recovery coach academy and work towards your recovery coaches international certification!

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CALL US AT 1.800.706.0318

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