CORR staffers complete training |

CORR staffers complete training

Community Recovery Resources has announced that four staff members recently passed their oral examinations to become fully state-accredited alcohol and drug counselors through the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.

Rebecca Callahan, Melissa Haskins, Cecelia Bilieu and Kathy Black each passed the oral examination administered and proctored at the Kaiser Chemical Dependency Clinic in Sacramento. The oral examination is the final stage of a process whereby candidates complete a minimum of a rigorous three-year training process which leads to certification. Candidates also must complete 6,000 hours of on-the-job training under supervision in a clinical environment.

“Obviously we’re very pleased that all four of our staff members passed,” said Warren Daniels, executive director for the agency. “Our agency sets the bar high for our counselors. We believe that the members of our community deserve the very best care possible. We’re committed to having one of the best qualified clinical staffs in our industry.”

Haskins is the program director of Hope House, the agency’s acclaimed residential treatment program for women and their children. Callahan is the lead counselor for the agency’s adolescent programs. Bilieu is a counselor in the agency’s Grass Valley DUI education program. Black is a counselor within the agency’s Grass Valley outpatient program.

Community Recovery Resources has been serving the residents of Nevada County for the past 33 years, providing a comprehensive system of care in the treatment and prevention of substance abuse and addictions. The agency’s primary focus is creating and maintaining healthy families. CORR employs 34 people at three locations in Nevada County, serving nearly 700 clients on a weekly basis.

For more information contact Jim Phelps at 273-9541 or visit

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