EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE
All of our Connections in Recovery Los Angeles (CiRLA) Recovery Coaching staff receives rigorous, specialized training by CiRLA Clinical Director Georgina Smith, Ph.D. on the west coast; all of our Connections in Recovery New York (CiRNY) Recovery Coaching staff undergoes rigorous, specialized training by CiRNY’s Allyson Cole, Psy.D. on the east coast.
Connections in Recovery invests in training and ongoing clinical supervision for all of their coaches and companions to ensure that they are delivering the highest quality of service to their clients and their families. Furthermore, each individual receives ongoing clinical support and guidance through their duration with the client, which has been a tremendous asset to coaches and companions, especially with the more complex cases. Clinical supervision is offered 24/7, including throughout the process of transporting a client to a safe location or treatment program.
EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE ON THE WEST COAST
On the west coast, Connections in Recovery Los Angeles’ clinical training is spearheaded by Clinical Psychologist Georgina Smith, Ph.D.
As Connections in Recovery’s Clinical Supervisor, Dr. Georgina Smith offers CiRLA Sober and Mental Health Recovery Companions incomparable excellence in care. Dr. Smith provides clinical supervision to CiRLA staff and companions on complex mental health and dual-diagnosis cases; family consultations and assessments, and psychoeducation-based trainings to the recovery team to support them in their roles in providing the highest standard of care to ensure that every decision is clinically informed and effective in helping each client reach his or her goals.
In addition, Connections in Recovery is proud to announce they have formed a collaborative relationship between The UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Connections in Recovery to create scientifically based products that are focused on the industry of recovery from addictive disorders. Additionally, this partnership will conduct activities that seek to advance treatment advocacy for the prevention and treatment of addictive disorders.
EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE ON THE EAST COAST
Spearheading the Connections in Recovery New York Sober and Mental Health Recovery Companions training is Allyson Cole, Psy.D.
Our Recovery Companions and Coaches receive rigorous specialized training by Dr. Cole Psy.D. in the C.R.E.A.T.E. Outcomes™ Model, which is founded on evidence-based principles that are known to create positive outcomes by making our coaches and companions proficient in the following areas:
-Effective integration of treatment team’s recommendations
-Clinically informed goal-planning
-Strategies to overcome resistance
-Well informed responsiveness to high-risk situations
Connections in Recovery carefully examines the compatibility of each client with each coach or companion.
The preferences, values, and needs of each client are carefully assessed by a trained professional.