The Radiant Recovery Coaching Program
Addiction treatment is only the BEGINNING in a life-long journey toward sustained recovery. The real challenge of maintaining substance-free living begins AFTER treatment has been completed.
For this reason, Radiant Behavioral offers a long-term, ongoing program to assist individuals who have completed treatment, and who are about to resume their lives. It’s called “recovery support and monitoring”, or more commonly, “recovery coaching”
Recovery coaching is relatively new to the general public. However, it has been prescribed for many years to doctors, nurses, pilots, air traffic controllers and others whose jobs involve the care and safety of others, and who themselves are struggling with addiction.
Statistical research indicates that these licensed professionals, with the aid of prescribed recovery coaching, experience a relatively low relapse rate that is significantly less than the general population.
With the Radiant Recovery Coaching Program, you, or your loved one, can now access the very same recovery coaching regimen that licensed professionals have been receiving for many years.
What is Recovery Coaching?
Recovery coaching entails matching you or your loved one with an experienced recovery coach. You or your loved one will interact with the coach telephonically or via secure video chat on a prescribed schedule.
The recovery coach's role is to:
- help support you or your loved one in recovery;
- assist you or your loved one to formulate and adhere to a prescribed recovery plan;
- provide guidance, access to resources, and assistance in helping you or your loved one achieve desired goals and outcomes;
- act as an arbiter between the client and designated family members, when needed;
- alert designated family members when a relapse may be imminent or has occurred; and
- facilitate the client’s re-enrollment into treatment in the event of relapse
Recovery coaches are not clinicians, case managers, or sponsors, though they may occasionally work collaboratively with these individuals in your or your loved one’s best interest.
Recovery coaches must be in recovery themselves for a minimum continuous period of 2 years; and have received training and certification in recovery coaching.
In addition to the support provided by the recovery coach, you or your loved one must agree to undergo periodic, random alcohol/drug tests to demonstrate accountability toward continued recovery. In the spirit of transparency, the results of these tests are made available to all designated stakeholders and family members, as a means of verification and validation of continued sobriety, and as a mechanism for re-building trust.
Designated Family Members/Stakeholders
You or your loved one will have the option to designate certain family members, friends and other stakeholders as part of your or your loved one’s recovery team. These “designated” individuals may include you or you or your loved one’s spouse, parents, siblings, close friends, and other stakeholders, such as a sponsor, or a court-appointed monitor (in the case of court-mandated treatment and recovery) These individuals will be given access to the following:
- Progress updates directly from you or your loved one’s assigned coach
- Access to you or your loved one’s random toxicology results/reports
- Access to you or your loved one’s Recovery Plan, at your or your loved one’s discretion
- Access to your survey and other screening data/responses, at your or your loved one’s discretion
Giving these designated individuals access to these items cultivates transparency and accountability toward continued recovery, providing verification and validation of sustained sobriety. It also acts as a mechanism for re-building trust with these individuals.
To optimize the likelihood for sustained recovery, it is recommended that you or your loved one participate in recovery coaching for a continuous period of at least 12 months. When implemented consistently over a 12 month period, or longer, recovery coaching facilitated by capable recovery coaches, and reinforced by periodic alcohol/drug tests, mitigates relapse rates significantly, and promotes long-term, sustained recovery.
The Radiant Recovery Coaching Program removes family members from the role of monitor/enforcer. By relieving family members of this role, family members can re-focus on getting their own lives back on track.
Recovery coaching helps individuals with substance use disorder transition back into day-to-day life, while providing the support and accountability needed to help sustain recovery.
Employers and Disability Insurers
By allowing the Radiant Recovery Coaching Program to take over the monitoring of an employee with substance use disorder, employers and insurers are relieved of the responsibility of supervising the individual, while providing the verification needed to ensure compliance and sobriety. Also, because monitoring has been proven to increase the likelihood of a sustained recovery, workplace productivity increases while absenteeism and presenteeism decrease.
What happens in case of relapse?
Due to ongoing contact with the coach, and the random toxicology tests that are periodically performed, relapse, if it occurs, can be very quickly identified. This affords you or your loved one the opportunity to get back into treatment sooner rather than later. Research indicates that those who get back into treatment right after relapse has occurred are far more likely to get back on track with their recovery, and generally experience higher levels of sustained recovery than those who postpone relapse treatment.
In the event a relapse does occur, the recovery coaching program is paused until such time as relapse treatment has been completed. Once completed, you or your loved one may resume the coaching program.
The Radiant Recovery Coaching Program includes the following:
- Personal recovery coach assigned to each client
- Full use of the Recovery Checkup web platform
- Client/patient account creation on the Recovery Checkup platform
- Designated stakeholder/family member account creation on the Recovery Checkup platform (see plan options below)
- Creation of a Recovery Plan using the Recovery Checkup platform’s Recovery Plan template
- Outbound contacts by recovery coach to client (see plan options below)
- Contacts and communications are conducted via phone or via the platform’s secure video chat application
- 6 automated Recovery Checkup surveys (prompted 30, 60, 90, 180, 270 & 360 days from enrollment)
- Mandatory, random alcohol/drug tests (via First Lab)
- Predictive relapse alerts (via the platform’s survey response algorithms)
- Designated stakeholder/family member access to all toxicology data/reports
- Unlimited alerts follow-up by recovery coach
- Unlimited inbound client contacts with recovery coach
- Unlimited inbound stakeholder/family contacts with recovery coach
- Unlimited client use of the platform’s behavioral health modules, Mind Spa and Change Agent applications
- Resumption of support & monitoring services for relapse cases which occur prior to the end of the monthly term, prorated to the remainder of the term, when applicable
- Technical support
- HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 compliant
Coaching Plan Options
- All plans are month-to-month
- Cancel any time
- No set-up fees
- Upgrade or downgrade plan at any time
- Pause and return
- Switch coaches at any time
* Coaching sessions are conducted telephonically, or via the Recovery Checkup platform’s secure video conferencing application, based on client preference. Sessions typically run 50 mins, and include a wide range of topics, including: general client assessment, Recovery Plan formulation and review, goal setting, action planning and goal achievement, problem solving, resource recommendations, survey reviews, and general recovery guidance.
Radiant strongly recommends clients enroll in the following step-down model:
- Initial 3 months: Comprehensive plan
- Following 3 months: Expanded plan
- 6 months thereafter: Basic plan
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