The Peers Advancing Total Community Health (PATCH) program seeks to expand the public health workforce in Indiana by training new, and existing, peer recovery coaches with specialized training. The program’s goal is to provide training so that participants become newly credentialed Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coaches (CAPRC) through ICAADA.
Scholarship eligibilty requirements:
- Personal lived experience of recovery from substance use for minimum one year
- 18+ years old
- Legal resident of Indiana
- Have High School diploma or equivalent
- HAVE NOT completed the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy or Peer Recovery Ethics
The scholarship award provides financial support to complete the following:
- CCAR Recovery Coach Academy (5-days)
- MHAI SWD Training Institute Peer Recovery Ethics (2-days)
- HIV Education and Risk Reduction (1-day)
- Cultural Competency (1-day)
Certification as Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coach (CAPRC):
- ICAADA Membership Fee
- CAPRC Certification fee
- CAPRC IC&RC Peer Recovery Exam fee
PATCH is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a part of an award totaling$2,623,630. The contents are those of Mental Health America of Indiana’s (MHAI) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S Government.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $2,623,600 with 0% funded by non-government sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.