RCO Bootcamp Virtual Training Aug 3 – 5 2021


The RCO Bootcamp covers all the basics to help build the capacity of small non-profit Recovery Community Organizations. Breakout sessions focus on the history of the recovery movement, the national landscape of RCOs, board governance, organizational wellness, sustainability, ethics, self-care and compassion fatigue, and staff development. (13 continuing education hours- NADAAC and IC&RC).

Dates: August 3 through the 5 (Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday) from 11 AM, EST to 5 PM, EST

Additional Trainings

This training also builds on the information covered in the RCO Bootcamp training and moves RCOs towards charting a course for financial stability. Training attendees will leave this training with specific 1-year, 3-year, and 5-year sustainability plans. It is helpful for RCOs to have previously attended an RCO Bootcamp. 

8/10 - 8/12 from 11:00am - 5:00pm

9/21 - 9/23 from 11:00am - 5:00pm

The fourth Friday at noon, in August and October. Learn more at https://facesandvoicesofrecovery.org/about/news-and-events/florida-recovery-project/


The Recovery Ambassador Training prepares individuals to advance public understanding of addiction and recovery. It consists of the combination of the Science of Addiction & Recovery, the Our Stories Have Power -Recovery Community Messaging, and the Recovery Ambassador training content all in one training.  Course material includes instruction on stigma and language, sharing your story, talking with the media, the brain science of addiction and recovery, building advocacy messages, organizing community action, engaging policymakers, raising money, and renewing team effort. (13 continuing education hours- NADAAC and IC&RC.)

The Recovery Leadership Forum will examine how and why shifts happen in the addiction recovery movement, factors that drive success, and strategies that advocacy groups and leadership can employ to effect wide-scale change. Thought leaders in the field will explore the history of the recovery advocacy movement, social change movements, leadership styles, supervision, servant leadership, mentoring a new generation of leaders, and keys to sustaining momentum. (13 continuing education hours- NADAAC and IC&RC.) 

The Virtual Learning Community is a series of six interactive learning sessions with a group of selected participants interested in the topic of RCO start-up.  Presenters will share their experience with recovery advocacy, peer recovery support services and starting an RCO.

Learn more about our RCO Development Initiatives at:

View our upcoming training events at https://facesandvoicesofrecovery.org/events/