Dr. Jean LaCour is a tireless and joyful advocate for people in recovery and for people who serve in the addiction field around the world. She is a Certified Prevention Professional (CPP), an author, a Professional Recovery Coach (CPRC), a motivational speaker, and a trainer with extensive experience in the evolving field of addiction recovery. She is the co-founder of the NET Training Institute, a 501 c3 tax exempt nonprofit corporation, which offers online training in addiction, counseling, peer specialist support and recovery support services.
Dr. Jean has served as a national panelist for the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and served on its Partners for Recovery steering committee helping to differentiate and validate recovery support services from addiction treatment services. For two years she served as a statewide Coordinator for the Florida Department of Children and Families and helped to bring $21 million to Florida as part of a federal program called “Access to Recovery” (ATR) which served over 12,000 Florida clients statewide and integrated recovery programs with clinical treatment.
Dr. Jean is a founding member and past president of the UK based International Substance Abuse and Addiction Coalition (ISAAC) with over one thousand members in one hundred nations. Personally, she has traveled to thirty nations as a trainer, consultant and curriculum developer with a focus on Russia, Pakistan, Egypt, and India. She has participated in various United Nations workgroups and projects. She is creator of the podcast “The Sobriety Zone”, the Recovery Heroes Award Initiative, and the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC) which combines Professional Life Coach training with a Specialty in Addiction Recovery. Her mission is to raise the standard of care through worldwide collaboration and comprehensive online addiction recovery training.