Phil Valentine, Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR)

Session Description
Phil will shed some light on how the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) developed and where it is today. Phil will also describe the evolution and impact of CCAR’s five recovery community centers.


  1. Describe the three major roles of a recovery community organization
  2. Distinguish the difference between a recovery community organization and a recovery community center
  3. Identify a minimum of three recovery support services offered in recovery community services

Continuing Education
Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.25 continuing education contact hour(s). Nurses must attend the entire session within each day to receive credit. Partial session credit is prohibited and will be forfeited.

Approved by the Iowa Board of Certification for 1 hour – Alcohol & Drug Specific or Counseling Theories.