What is an online course?

iRecovery Works online courses are facilitated professional learning experiences delivered over the Internet, which means you can participate in iRecovery Works online courses from your office, school, or at home at a time that is most convenient for you.

How long does a course run?

Most iRecovery Works online courses are depending on the topic. Check the details for each individual course. 

Do I need to buy any additional resources or materials to participate?

For most courses everything is included.  Access to the On Demand Web seminars, classroom videos, in-depth readings, and guided activities are provided at no additional charge.  The clinical supervision course requires a text book called, "Clinical Supervision in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselling" by David Powell.

Are there assignments?

Courses contain a number of activities grounded in your own classroom. Many require peer to peer collaborations with the other course participants. Nearly all activities includes some element of choice and ownership--allowing you the opportunity to tailor the learning to your needs.

How will I be graded?

All courses have a final exam attached to them.  While some courses have very speicific graded assignments in order to meet the criteria of the accreditating association.  Participants must submit all assigned activities to pass. Participants will be asked to post activities and reflections weekly. It is expected that participants post on time in order to prepare for subsequent learning.

Do I need to be online at certain times to participate?

Generally there will NOT be synchronous activities that you must be online at a certain time to participate in. You will have 24/7 access to the course software and can complete the activities and assignments at your convenience prior to the assignment due date. If any course facilitator plans a synchronous activity for participants, that information will be clearly stated in the course promotion materials and on the website.

I am not a classroom teacher. Would I still benefit from taking an online course?

All iRecovery Works online courses offer differentiated professional learning experiences and provide choices that acknowledge the many roles and needs we each bring to our school. Teachers, teacher leaders, literacy coaches, administrators, and staff development coordinators can all benefit from participation in iRecovery Works ’s online courses. You will be invited to examine multiple course resources and create materials specific to your daily work and role.

Can I earn continuing education credit with iRecovery Works ’s online courses?

All participants who pass an iRecovery Works online course will receive an e-mail that documents the minimum clock hours earned for participation. Check with your school administrator to determine if participation in an iRecovery Works online course will qualify towards your district's continuing education credit requirements. Graduate continuing education credit is also available for an additional charge through the University of San Diego. Learn more here.

Cancellation Policy

If you enroll but cannot participate in an online course, please contact iRecovery Works Customer Service prior to the course start date at +1 705 644 4716 to have your registration fee held on account for a future event within one year of purchase.

Cancellation of an Online Course

iRecovery Works strives to provide the highest level of quality, and we reserve the right to cancel or postpone an event when necessary. If you are registered for an event that is cancelled, the registration fee paid will be held on account for a future event.

Refund Policy

iRecovery Works does not refund online course registration fees for any reason including non-participation due to conflicts that arise with a registrant's schedule or technical difficulties that are not in the control of iRecovery Works .

iRecovery Works Online Courses Terms of Use

You may not sell, distribute, stream over the Web, or otherwise use iRecovery Works online course content or resources. Please direct other interested parties to enroll in the course of their choice.

What do iRecovery Works Online Courses Cost?

iRecovery Works Online Courses are available to iRecovery Works members and nonmembers starting at $99. Contact iRecovery Works for discounts available for School or District licensing options.

What is included with my online course purchase?

Registration in an online course includes all course resources provided in a secure website. Each course is led by an iRecovery Works facilitator with expertise on learning, teaching, and leading.

How do I purchase a seat in an online course?

You can purchase a seat in an online course in the iRecovery Works Store in four easy steps: by clicking the “Add to Cart” button; by logging in/creating an account; by adding/confirming your address information; and then by entering your credit card information. You can add multiple courses or adjust the quantity before you complete the transaction. After clicking “charge my credit card,” you will receive a general order confirmation with an order number. Within three days of your registration you will receive more specific information on the online course(s) you purchased, including access information.

Technical Questions

What are the minimum technical requirements?


Online courses may be conducted using a range of software applications including Angel Learning, Blackboard Collaborate (a java-based program), and Drupal.

Recommended web browsers: Internet Explorer 7.0 or Firefox. (Mac users: Note that Angel Learning is NOT compatible with Safari!)
Software required for viewing multimedia resources: Flash and Java
Speakers required to head multi-media content
PDF reader required for viewing articles
The Requirements for Blackboard Collaborate can be found on Here .

Can I participate if I live outside of the US?


Absolutely! For no additional cost, you can participate in an iRecovery Works online course as long as you meet the minimum technical requirements.

How do I access the online course?

Access to iRecovery Works online courses will be made available once your registration has been processed. Each participant must have Internet access.