Recovery-Friendly Training Courses

Training of employees and supervisors is imperative to support recovery for employees and their loved ones. To qualify as a Nevada Recovery-Friendly Worksite, the following types of training is mandatory. For businesses that do not provide recovery friendly training in house, but are interested in becoming a Recovery-Friendly Worksite, training courses have been developed and links are provided below.

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Use, Gambling, and Mental Health Issues

This presentation provides participants with an understanding of issues related to substance use, gambling, and mental illness. Emphasis should be on identifying signs and symptoms of substance use, problematic substance use, gambling, and mental illness and how these symptoms can interact with one another.

Additionally, strategies should be discussed regarding how to effectively engage an employee to seek help when these issues are negatively impacting the work performance.

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How to Write a Recovery-Friendly Workplace Policy and Implementation

This presentation provides guidance and examples for writing policies that support a Recovery-Friendly Worksite. Policies will be reviewed and strategies shared to support and encourage employees to seek help and maintain employment. This training will also address gambling and mental health issues and strategies that support employees to get the best care possible.

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Prescription Medication and Safety

Prescription Medication misuse is a national and local epidemic that has devastated individuals, families, friends and co-workers. This training provides participants information regarding the problem in the State of Nevada, what we can do as family, friends, supervisors, and coworkers to educate and engage individuals struggling with misuse to get help. Simple and straight forward approaches will be discussed on how to decrease risk in our homes, workplace, and community.

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Stress Management and Wellness

Stress in the workplace and in the home can significantly impact an individual’s sense of well-being and negatively impact productivity. This training should provide participants with an understanding of how to identify and monitor when stress is impacting a person’s well-being and productivity at home and at work. Additionally, this training should assist participants in developing a wellness plan that considers stress management skills, sleep, diet, and exercise.

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Trauma, Interpersonal Violence, and Workplace Violence

Trauma, interpersonal violence, and workplace violence are concerns for everyone. We work alongside coworkers and friends that are struggling with these issues. This training should provide participants with an understanding of signs and symptoms related to violence and how to engage coworkers and friends on getting help.

Additionally, this training should discuss strategies on how to manage potentially dangerous situation we may consider in the home or at work.

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