Summary of Duties: Provides peer support services under direct supervision (group and/or individual). May lead to coordination of all aspects of peer treatment. Note: This position requires the ability to work on the weekends.
Responsibilities: Non clinical peer-to-peer support activities that engage, educate, and support an individual’s self-help efforts to improve health and recovery resilience and wellness.
- Provide collaborative services to individuals in achieving sustained recovery from the disease of addiction
- Provide face to face interactions that supports an individual achieving their self-identified level of recovery, wellness, independence, and personal strengths.
- Share effective and positive strategies for developing coping skills and wellness tools related to the overcoming the effects of having trauma, substance use disorder, or a mental challenge.
- Clarify and enhance self-advocacy skills.
- Encourage peers to develop independent behavior that is based on informed choice; assisting peers in developing empowerment skills through self-advocacy.
- Provide trained peer-to-peer support in groups encouraging and supporting self-directed participation.
- Mentor community integration activities (one-to-one or in groups).
- Coordinate peer treatment with the clinical team, program coordinators, and other staff as directed
- Present educational lectures for peer groups as directed
- Participate in in-service trainings; present topics on expertise as required.
- Complete documentation and reports in a legible, accurate, and timely fashion.
- Attend treatment team and program development meetings.
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