Now What? hosted several sober living mangers, staff and owners for this training. We discussed ways to be more inclusive, the unique barriers and obstacles our transgender peers face when seeking recovery and housing, and ways we call all work together to provide safe, informed options.
Sample Code of Conduct for Sober Living Homes
1. We will treat all persons with dignity and respect.
2. We will safeguard a resident’s privacy and confidentiality.
3. We will not threaten or commit any act of physical, verbal or emotional abuse.
4. We will maintain autonomy with current and previous residents.
5. We will not engage in harassment of any kind or nature.
6. We will receive no payments, kickbacks, rebates, bonus or remunerations for resident referrals.
7. We will not discriminate based upon a person’s race, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national ancestry or economic condition.
8. We will strive for continued personal growth and self-improvement through education, training and consultation.
9. We will maintain a healthy and clean living environment.
10. We will foster an atmosphere of family living in the common areas.
11. For the safety of the home, there will be a zero tolerance for alcohol or other drug use. Alcohol and other drug screening will be used for compliance.
12. The home will have a “good neighbor policy.”
13. Each resident will attend recovery-focused meetings & have a sponsor or mentor in recovery.
Interested in bringing a training to your sober living home staff? Contact us to get that scheduled!
As a former coach in the National Football League for 13 years, as well as an extensive tenure of 18 years as an assistant coach at the major college level, Carl is a motivated and dedicated professional looking to impact the lives of people by empowering them to exceed beyond their goals. Gifted with strong interpersonal skills, Carl’s professional experiences enhance his relationships with the clients who want to make dynamic changes in their lives. Throughout Carl’s extensive and successful career in the arena of professional and collegiate sports, he has consistently created and employed successful strategies for each player at all levels.
Currently vetted in the Recovery Community Carl is directing the fitness component at
various Recovery Centers valley wide, where his passion for coaching has evolved from the playing field to the field of life. “I love the energy and the excitement in helping a person who has lost all hope to find a new life in sobriety.” Carl is an intricate part of the men and women whose lives are mired in the pains of addiction, encompassing all levels and ages. Carl has had a great impact on the participants because he first believes in them as people. Many of his players have excelled at the game on the field, but more importantly at the game of life. He believes wholeheartedly in the fitness component to “Living Well”. I challenge you to work this fitness program and you will learn to “Love the Person in the Mirror”!
Coach Carl is a sought after motivational speaker who embraces his gifts to encourage,
engage and educate to empower you to excellence.
Liz Langreck, MS, RDN
Liz has been working to help those struggling with eating disorders since 2011. Liz is a registered dietitian who has worked at all levels of eating disorder care. She is currently pursuing certification as an Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian from the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.
She began her career at Remuda Ranch in Wickenburg, AZ working as a registered dietician. In 2014, Liz joined Dr. Lesley Williams to collaborate at Liberation Center, an outpatient eating disorder center in downtown Phoenix.
Liz holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics, and a Master of Science in Food and Nutrition Science from the University of Wisconsin Stout. Liz completed her accredited dietetic internship through the University of Wisconsin Stout.
Liz is a Wisconsin native who enjoys sports, yoga, hiking and the outdoors, cats, and recovery. She has an interest in eastern philosophy and an obsession with the work of Brene Brown. She believes her work in this space is, unquestionably, a calling from her Higher Power.
Samantha Higgins, LPC
Samantha Higgins is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and University of Louisiana at Monroe with a master's degree in substance abuse counseling. She is currently a licensed professional counselor and clinical supervisor. Certified in DBT
Samantha has been fortunate to work with all types of clients and treatment centers since becoming a military spouse in 2009. Through her work with addiction, crisis and mental health, she feels fully equipped to handle a diverse population with different needs. She believes that we all strive to be better, some just need more guidance than others.