Medication Awareness Recovery
Specialist Training Program
Starting with a 3 Hour Zoom Training on March 23, 2023!

The MCB will be starting the next 40 hour Medication Awareness Recovery Specialist Training Program with a 3 hour Zoom training on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

This program is a comprehensive training program that provides 40 hours of training on using medications during the recovery process. At the conclusion of the program, participants are awarded 40 CEU hours and a Medication Awareness Recovery Specialist Certificate.

The program details are as follows:

  •  The program starts with a 3 Hour Zoom meeting on Thursday, 3/23/23. Participants choose 1 of 2 times – 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00. There is also a 3 Hour closing Zoom meeting on Friday, July 7, 2023 with the same time options.
  • In addition, participants also work through 8 self-study modules that start Monday April 3, 2023 and end Sunday, June 25th, 2023. These modules are completed at home within assigned time periods.
  • Information covered in the program includes:
    • Science of Addiction
    • Eliminating Barriers to Medication Assisted Treatment
    • Medication Assisted Treatment and Mutual Support Groups
    • Know Your Rights
    • ASAM Guidelines for MAT
    • And More!
  • The cost of the program is $100.00 and participants receive 40 CEUs plus a Medication Awareness Recovery Specialist Certificate.
Participants must be able to attend the Zoom trainings on March 23 and July 7 and complete the online modules to participate in the program.
If you have any questions, please contact Kim Crouch at
Note: If you already hold the MARS certification, it is possible to use the opening and/or closing sessions Zoom sessions as continuing education hours toward your MARS renewal. This option costs $20 (per 3 hour session) and will appear when you fill out the registration and mark the “yes” option when it asks if you already hold a MARS certification.