Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
Bridging Access to Care (First Steps Clinic)
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Post Date: Apr 01, 2021
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
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Description
The Peer Specialist is responsible for providing person centered planning, outreach for engagement and re-engagement in treatment, support and connect persons to community based recovery support with treatment/recovery and discharge planning.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide engagement and re-engagement with candidates for the program
Peer Support uses trauma-informed, non-clinical assistance to achieve long term recovery
Model coping skills for participants
Develop recovery plans.
Engaging participants in continuing care services post discharge
Maintains accurate and up-date records in accordance with the programs policies and procedures.
Must be able to travel in the community.
Assist in travel Training-to use public transportation.
Assisting with applying for benefits
Educating program participation about modes of recovery.
Maintains accurate and up-dated records in accordance with the programs policies and procedures
Other related duties

Daily:
Reviews all alerts in ECR daily.
Attend daily huddles.
Works toward key performance indicators
Document all services provided in a timely manner

Weekly:
Attends Supervision

Monthly:
Ensures all reports are submitted accurately and in a timely manner.

Skills
Knowledge in trauma-informed, recovery in both SUD and mental health.
Knowledge of best practices- Motivational Interviewing, WRAP etc.
HS Diploma, GED
Life experience is credited.
At least one year experience in related field.
Must be certified by OASAS as a Certified Recovery Advocate Peer Specialist (CRPA) or CRPA -provisional (CRPA-P)



Contact Details

Address: 2261 Church Avenue
City: Brooklyn
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11226
Country: United States