Education & Training

The Recovery Residence Association (RRA) offers training and business development support to recovery residence operators who operate high-quality recovery residences in San Diego. We are dedicated to supporting operators who are committed to implementing best practices that ensure each recovery residence focuses on the whole-person approach to substance use recovery.

Mandatory Training

Membership Course: Introduction to Operating a High Quality Recovery Residence
Learn industry best practices to manage your recovery residence. Topics include: Introduction to the RRA, Basic Substance Use Disorder, Whole Person Approach, Trauma Informed Care, Legal and Ethical Guidelines, Membership Requirements, Quality Standards, and Site Visit Prep

Quarterly Training:
Topics: Substance Use Disorders 101, Law Enforcement, Pest Prevention, and Communication and De-escalation Techniques

Optional Training

Ongoing professional development will be offered throughout the year for Member operators and individuals living in the recovery residences.