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Certified Peer Specialist - RENAISSANCE

Company: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. The Certified Peer Specialist will assist program participants in their individual recovery process and to assist the program community in developing an environment that promotes recovery. To utilize your belief in and your own personal experience of recovery to encourage self-determination and engagement in meaningful community integrated activities.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Minimal in nature.QUALIFICATIONS:HS Diploma or GED.Previous Experience/Work History: Lived Experience.DBH approved certification in provision of peer services, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Certification. Good Organization Skills.SPECIFIC DUTIES AS A CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST:Provide training and assist in orientation of new employees to help staff understand and accept the concept of recovery and be supportive of a peer culture that promotes recoveryProvide Education on the concept of recovery for individuals participating in servicesInvite and accompany individuals to recovery focused trainingsShare personal experience as a person in recoveryModel and promote self-advocacyActively engage individuals in services including outreach visits at the individual's home, crisis center or outpatient facilitySupport individuals in all phases of psychiatric rehabilitationAssist individuals in developing and practicing the skills defined on their psychiatric rehabilitation plans which may include accompanying individuals to appointments or leisure activities to provide support and encouragementEducate and engage individuals in the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) processFacilitate Dual Recovery Anonymous or other self-help groups for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders as assigned PI183243073

Keywords: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc., Philadelphia , Certified Peer Specialist - RENAISSANCE, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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