Offer: CORE Certified Peer Specialist:
CORE Certified Peer SpecialistDo you love to empower others?
We are seeking to hire a CORE Certified Peer Specialist (Community Oriented Recovery and Empowerment) who will be responsible for providing individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) and/or behavioral health conditions, who receive Medicaid, opportunities to receive services in their homes or community.
Independent Living, Inc., a progressive and dynamic cross-discapability services organization and a leader in the provision of peer services in the Hudson Valley region. The CORE Certified Peer Specialist will be responsible for but not limit to providing non-clinical peer support, promoting expertise for coping with and managing behavioral health symptoms as well as providing transitional support for individuals with hospitalization, detox admissions or other institutional stays. Must have personal lived practice as a former or current user of mental health services or have personal substance use recovery practice. Bachelor's Degree in Human Services plus two years of advocacy practice preferred or commensurate practice.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
tasks AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
» Advocacy Support- assist with building self-advocacy and self-efficacy expertise.
» Activation and Engagement in Recovery- engaging in the recovery process, empowering the Individual to achieve their goals. Increase and promote hope.
» Community Participation- assist the Individual in developing social networks, significant activities and building healthy relationships.
» Pre-Crisis and Crises Support- use expertise of resources, treatment, services and supports to the Individual.
» Complete all reporting and record keeping as required which includes entering progress notes and service plans into the agency's electronic healthcare record.
» Maintain regular contact with participants care managers to coordinate care.
» Completes all reporting and record keeping following the defined processes and within the required timeframes.
» Other tasks as assigned or required by the needs of the position.
» Honesty, respect for diversity, high personal standards, language and behaviors reflecting such values and the Independent Living philosophy.
» Demonstrated capability to recognize the need for and facilitate connections between consumers and IL and other discapability related services.
» expertise of local, statewide and national discapability related issues and community dynamics.
» Excellent written and verbal presentation expertise.
» Must have good time management expertise and be self-directing, especially if there is any downtime.Qualifications required
» New York State Certified Peer Specialist credential (can be provisional) or New York Certified Recovery Peer Advocate credential (can be provisional).
» Must have personal lived practice as a former or current user of mental health services or have personal substance use recovery practice.
» Bachelor's Degree in Human Services plus two years of advocacy practice preferred or commensurate practice.
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