Mapping Career Pathways and Professional Development for Recovery Coaches
This image, which has greeted visitors to my website since its inception in 2009, will soon have a new look.
On the first anniversary of his death, several of us who knew and worked with Randy write this tribute to remember and honor the impact he had on so many people.
In 1998, I had the privilege of co-leading the Behavioral Health Recovery Management Project—an effort funded by the State of Illinois to: 1) evaluate the current state of addiction treatment, and 2) offer recommendations for elevating the quality of such treatment.
The international recovery advocacy (and peer recovery support) movement is marked by the proliferation of grassroots recovery community organizations (RCOs) that are distinct from traditional addiction treatment organizations and recovery mutual aid societies.
The recovery movement has lost a beloved servant. Dr. Tom McGovern, a pioneer in the professionalization of addiction counseling, died March 21, 2022 at the age of 86.