Jose joined the Recovery Coaching Services team in October 2018. He is bilingual (Spanish/English), bi-cultural, and is in recovery. Jose has over 30 years of combined live and academic/training experience in addiction. Jose holds a Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Health from Alvernia University and is presently pursuing an MSW degree from Kutztown University. Jose is a Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS), a Certified Self Management and Recovery Training (SMART) Facilitator, a Certified Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Facilitator, and a National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS) . He is an active member of the Berks County Opioid Coalition, SOS-Stop Overdoses-Save Lives. He enjoys the outdoors, working out, cooking, yoga, and meditation. Jose is enthusiastic in adding scuba diving into his list of training’s.