Certified Peer Recovery Specialists
Full Job Description
Under the supervision of the Clinic Administrator, the Recovery Specialist provides peer-to-peer recovery support services to adults afflicted with substance use and co-occurring disorders and other bio-psycho-social conditions and complications.
- Works with the physicians, nurses, and medical staff to engage clients in need of Substance Use Disorder Services.
- Will connect with clients who are in need of special assistance surrounding treatment options and recovery support services for SUD.
- Provides initial intervention and coordination of the recovery plan of action. Works with Navigator and Clinical Supervisor.
- Provides one-on-one peer-to-peer recovery support
- Develops recovery plans, which include measurable goals and barriers to goal attainment.
8.. Makes phone outreach and “check-up” calls to members as assigned
- Serves as an advocate and mentor and supports individuals in their recovery
- Works with members to help them create a plan of action towards recovery and helps to implement the plan of action.
- Will maintain a minimum of 6 weeks of communication with each client on their caseload.
- Embodies CFC Loud N Clear Foundation’s core values, voice and tone in order to provide an exceptional and effective experience for our clients, funders, employees and volunteers
- Will wear all proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as outlined in Policy and Procedure Manual
- Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
High School Diploma or equivalent
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) (Required)
AND one year of full-time equivalent experience in the substance-related disorders field.
Active Drivers License and Transportation
Knowledge of all aspects of addiction treatment. Experience and knowledge of the Stages of Change Theory; Motivational Interviewing; behavioral problem solving techniques; principles of recovery for either substance use or mental health disorders; case management activities and applications particular to recovery management. Knowledge and competency in confidentiality rules and regulations related to substance use and mental health disorders prevention, treatment and recovery supports.
Ability to work independently in community settings.
Ability and willingness to follow established procedures.
Ability to be nonjudgmental of adolescents or adults who have a substance use or mental health disorder.