We have received a lot of questions about how verifications differ between face-to-face, local online, and SMART Recovery Online (SROL) meetings. Here is the gist of it:
- Face-to-face – Typically participants bring a card for the facilitator to sign when in a face-to-face setting. Sometimes a facilitator may want to have a verification form on hand just in case. You can download and print the form found in VolunteerHQ. You can get to the form by choosing “Volunteer Resources” and then “Meeting Resources” in the menu. You can also get to it by clicking HERE.
- Local Online – Because these meetings are virtual, a physical form is not an option. In these instances, facilitators can use the same form referenced above to provide verifications to their participants. Because the form is a fillable PDF, the information can be typed in and sent directly to the participants email address.
- SMART Recovery Online (SROL) – Verifications for these meetings are provided through our automated system. Participants who attend a SROL meeting that provides verifications submit a form after the meeting or within 5 days and our system works with Zoom data to determine the amount of time they were present at the meeting. If the participant qualifies, a verification letter is sent to the participant through our system, typically the next day. NOTE: Because these verifications are based on the Zoom name, participants may need instructions on how to change their Zoom name, those can be found HERE. The SROL verification request form can be found at www.smartrecovery.org/verifications after logging into SROL.
For verification questions please contact [email protected]