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Peer Recovery Advocate

Company: Vocational Instruction Project Community Services
Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description: POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of a Qualified Health Professional (preferable CARC and CRPA). The Peer Recovery Navigator (PRN) will provide concrete services geared toward assisting men and women who have histories of medical, behavioral, and mental health needs. The PRN will provide peer support to engage the individual on a continuum of care to help the individual achieve and maintain motivation for continuing their care while maintaining recovery from substance abuse and mental illness. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Conduct in person outreach to clients having difficulty maintaining adherence to treatment (Mental Health/Medical/Substance Abuse) Outreach phone calls and letters as well as follow up Accompany clients to appointmentsMake home or agency related visits Promote pro-social behaviors Assist clients with ADL's in a hands on way Administer SBIRT counseling for short- and long-term encounters Co-facilitate groups (HHRP, ADL's, Recovery Peer Support, & others as directed)Participate in outreach events to represent the agency Report and record all contact and activities with tenantsAdhere to confidential policy and HIPPAA protocol as related to tenant's information/interactions.Attend all agency staff meetings.Attend annual in-service as required or mandated.Maintain good working relationship with all agency staff, client and visitors Requirements:-- High School Diploma or GED-- CARC, CRPA or CRPA-P-- Prior experience working with the target population -- Excellent written and oral communication -- Ability to speak, read and write the English language-- Bilingual English/Spanish a plusPM20PI201199324

Keywords: Vocational Instruction Project Community Services , New Rochelle , Peer Recovery Advocate, Other , Bronx, New York

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