Certified Peer Specialists; Recovery Peer Advocates

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Details: $15-$20 per hour depending on experience

Published

10/22/2018

Address

256 Washington Street
Mount Vernon
NY
10553
United States

Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: 


Work primarily in various community settings including the homes of program participants who are adults in mental health or substance use recovery. 

·        Provide advocacy, outreach, recovery and crisis support. 

·        Assist participants to regain independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. 

·        Assist participants to identify their own individual warning signs of relapse and identifying and developing individual coping strategies and crisis prevention tools.

·        Provide supportive peer counseling with respect to mental health, substance abuse, rehabilitation strategies and self-help opportunities. 

·        Use tools such as the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) to assist peers in creating their own individual wellness and recovery plans.

·        Promote community socialization, recovery, self-advocacy, self-help, development of natural supports.

·        Maintain confidential information within guidelines established by HIPAA and TGCW’s Confidentiality Policy.

·        Maintain complete electronic and paper records, daily activity logs, mileage logs, and other reports as directed.

·        Participate in professional development trainings webinars, and continuing education services. 

·        Represent peers as needed on agency and community committees. Complete all other assignments as directed.

Benefits

Excellent Benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

Alore-grachan@theguidancecenter.org
http://www.Theguidancecenter.org

Please include cover letter with resume.


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