F. References: Your references
be included within the fields below in order for your
application to be considered complete. We can not move your application into the
review process until it is complete.
Applications must include two (2) written references that attest to your appropriateness for certification through CARES. These references will be reviewed by two CARES who will be evaluating the contents based on the following criteria:
You take a
You live a quality life in
You are able to
work well with diverse groups of people
You inspire others to be
You show up and
Your references should also feel free to reference the CARES Mission and Value statements.
Written References can come from a sponsor, counselor, accountability partner, faith-leader, friend or co-worker. One reference should identify as being a person in long-term recovery. At least one (1) should be from a person in recovery. Family members may not serve as references.