Many clients entertain the idea of helping people in the future as a career. Spencer Recovery Center has a satellite program which allows clients to gain career skills and certification while residing in a structured sober environment and gaining the experience needed to qualify to become a certified addictions counselor. The One-Year Boarding Program with Addictions Counselor Certification includes room, board, food, internship hours needed, educational credits needed and assistance with completing an application portfolio to prepare for the Addictions Counselor Certificate. This program is $3,000 extra per month. Clients are eligible to enter this program after completing one month of Extended Care.