Performance-related Standards

Peer Support Capacity: Recovery Community Center
PSRCC-1.0 Recovery Community Center Governance The recovery community center has structures and processes for governance and decision-making that are inclusive of the recovery community and its principles.
PSRCC-2.0 Operations and Management The physical space is safe, clean, and in compliance with building codes and ordinances.
PSRCC-3.0 Recovery Hospitality The recovery community center is inclusive of all paths of recovery and responsible to local recovery communities.
PSRCC-4.0 Community and Civic Engagement The RCC is embedded among community institutions and stakeholders; it provides its members opportunities for community engagement and valued social roles.
PSRCC-5.0 Programming The recovery community center offers a diverse menu of programs and services.
PSRCC-6.0 Preparing Peers for Service The recovery community center has effective methods to prepare peers to be of service.
PSRCC-7.0 Evaluation The recovery community center uses community-informed evaluation measures (processes) and collects a variety of data on both outputs and outcomes to determine effectiveness and to improve programs, services, and activities.
Peer Support Capacity: Recovery Coaching
PSMC-1.0 Preparing Peers for Service The program has effective methods to prepare peers to be recovery coaches.
PSMC-2.0 Ensuring Program Quality The program ensures that its recovery coaching program is effective in engaging and supporting participants.
PSMC-3.0 Evaluating Performance The program uses validated, non-clinical tools at entry and across time to track participant progress and program outcomes.
Peer Support Capacity: Training & Technical Assistance
PSTTA-1.0 Facilitating Change The training/technical assistance provider has up-to-date expertise and competencies related to facilitating learning and change within organizations.
PSTTA-2.0 Establishing Relationships The training/technical assistance provider establishes effective relationships/ partnerships with T/TA clients.
PSTTA-3.0 Assessing Needs, Finding the Facts The training/technical assistance provider uses a variety of assessment strategies to gather objective, accurate, complete and relevant information the group to be served.
PSTTA-4.0 Providing Technical Assistance The technical assistance provider uses the best practices in facilitation/consultation to engage TA clients in participatory/joint problem solving.
PSTTA-5.0 Providing Training The training provider provides objective- oriented (and when applicable, standards based) training curricula that use best practices in adult learning, and are sensitive to the needs of the recovery community.
PSTTA-6.0 Evaluating Training and Technical Assistance The training/technical assistance provider conducts evaluation to assess the efficacy of T/TA.

Principles-related Standards

Furthering the Field
FTF-1.0 Service to the Recovery Community The organization engages in the highest level of service to the recovery community on a local, regional, and national level.
FTF-2.0 Advocacy The organization engages in exemplary advocacy for people in recovery at a local, regional, and national level, using a variety of strategies.
FTF-3.0 Champion for a Recovery- oriented Community The organization works to change systems and community conditions to help create context in which a recovery- oriented community can emerge.
FTF-4.0 Evidence-based Practice The organization uses best available evidence to make informed decisions about programs, services, activities.
FTF-5.0 Cultural Competence The organization has clear goals, policies, operational plans, and management accountability/oversight mechanisms to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate peer services. (Adapted from the Office of Minority Health National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services)

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