This training manual is designed for Community Behavioral Service Provider Educators. It is comprehensive and prepares college level students for mobile crisis behavioral health services, harm reduction prevention strategies and universal certification. It will cover basic knowledge including the etiology of mobile crisis emergence outreach teams, history of peer services and treatment systems, current state of treatment systems, what makes peer services important and different, basic knowledge of recovery, mental health, addiction and treatment models. Then, creating partnerships in a peer relationship will be covered along with the basics of cultural intelligence in the addictions world and recovery planning. The final section of the course curriculum addresses advocacy activities and career planning.
Cultural Intelligence in Addiction 2020 for Mobile Crisis Emergency Response Outreach Units-Community College Edition has been officially approved by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF).