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What is the Recovery Education Network?


The Recovery Education Network is a subsidiary of Recovery Epicenter Foundation that offers education on various platforms to enhance and support outcomes for recovery in Florida. We specialize in certifying individuals as Certified Recovery Residence Administrators and Certified Recovery Support Specialist in Florida. We are an approved training and education provider from the Florida Certification Board.

Mission and Vision

  • To support recovery through education.

  • To offer education and training  to enhance and support better outcomes for recovery  services and providers in Florida.

  • To bridge the gap between clinical services and peer services by utilizing the perspectives, training and experience of both spectrum's on the continuum of care in Recovery Education.

  • To join the different levels of oversight, service providers, peers and clients in the development of education and training materials. 

  • To offer education and training courses in line with the Florida Regulatory Environment for Recovery Services in Florida.   

Recovery support means services designed to strengthen or assist individuals to regain skills, develop the environmental supports necessary to help the individual thrive in the community, and meet life goals that promote recovery from alcohol and drug use. These services include, but are not limited to, economic, vocational, employment, educational, housing, and other ancillary services.

Certified Recovery Resident Administrators

& Certified Recovery Support Specialist 




Recovery Epicenter Foundation—through the Recovery Education Network, its members, and partners—are working to develop peer professionals in the recovery community in the Tampa bay area.  Supporting the certification of recovery residence, recovery residence administrators, and recovery support specialists and recovery coaching. is an important part of our goal at RE Foundation to improve the addiction recovery community and leave it better than when we started. It's our way of giving back and ensuring a new generation of addiction and recovery experts thrive. 


What services does the Recovery Education Network provide?

Our program offers content specific training, preparation, and testing in order to receive  certification from the State of Florida. Everything, from beginning to end, is handled through REN and is as stress-free as possible.

Becoming Certified as an Official Recovery Residence


The program also offers assistance for recovery residences to obtain certification as a Florida Association of Recovery Residence (FARR), "certified recovery residence" as outlined by Florida state statute 397.487 and National Alliance of Recovery Residence 2015 quality standards. 

The program offers technical assistance in navigating the certification process through the Florida Certification Board and the Florida Association of Recovery Residences credentialing process.

Interning Opportunities 


In addition, the peer professional services partners with local providers to offer internships for candidates to gain the needed hands-on experience to become successful leaders in the peers services community. ​


CRR- Certified Recovery Residences
CRRA-Certified Recovery Residences Administrators
​CRRS-Certified Recovery Support Specialists

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Clearwater Florida 33756

Call us at (813) 419-7095

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