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SMART Recovery® Podcast

Oct 26, 2020

Kevin Minnick is the SMART Recovery Regional Coordinator for Indiana. He is also a probation officer for Hancock County. 

In this podcast, Kevin talks about: 

  • How being a professional golfer paid for his master’s degree in counseling 
  • Seeing an ad for SMART Recovery in an underground newspaper in the 1990s 
  • How working in the chemical dependency unit was luck of the draw 
  • Recognizing that many aspects of recovery were not being addressed in 12-step treatment programs
  • Challenging his supervisor that multiple options for recovery needed to be offered 
  • Taking a client-centered approach to the person’s recovery
  • Being a clinical coordinator in the drug court  
  • How SMART Recovery’s program shows results
  • Incorporating the Successful Life Skills book into meetings 
  • Why to become a SMART Recovery facilitator