The National Association of Community Health Centers NHCAC working with Provider Clinical Support System PCSS , launched a pilot study on how to best address intake, billing and coding procedures in community healthcare centers, critical aspects in positive patient outcomes. which and summarized with a blueprint for a successful OUD/MAT practice. Peer Support is one distinct and specific recommendation to bolster effectiveness in a practice and so are the CCAR trainings we deliver. Here is an excerpt from that report:
PURPOSE: If a health center’s goal is to expand access to MAT Program services for individuals suffering from opioid addiction, or at risk of becoming addicted, facilitating community outreach efforts targeting shelters, soup kitchens, and similar locations can be a valuable process.
RECOVERY COACH (PEER) MODEL
RECOVERY COACH ACADEMY Specific training for individuals serving as a recovery coach are available, including through the Center for Addiction Recovery Training (CCAR Recovery Coach Academy): CCAR (or) Embark/PCA Colorado
For more information about recovery coaches: