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Certified Peer Specialist - Renaissance Program

Company: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description ABOUT PATH INC. PATH (People Acting to Help) Inc. is a comprehensive Community Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Center. We offer a wide of array of services and supports to meet the needs of our community in Northeast Philadelphia. PATH regularly achieves the highest levels of accreditation including a 5 Star Provider Rating by CBH, Philadelphia's Managed Care Entity, and recognition and awards related to our high-quality, innovative programs and staff accomplishments and contributions. Our Mission? To Help Individuals Achieve a More Independent and Fulfilling Life. WHY WORK AT PATH? PATH understands the importance of having benefits, and so a comprehensive package is offered to our employees including: A company sponsored 403b retirement plan, Health Insurance (Medical Services, Prescriptions, Dental & Vision), Sick Leave, Personal & Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability! 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. QUALIFICATIONS:HS Diploma or GED.Previous Experience/Work History: Lived Experience.DBH approved certification in provision of peer services.Good Organization Skills.COVID-19 vaccination, or willingness to receive vaccine required. SPECIFIC DUTIES: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 assignedParticipate in community meetings to nurture a peer support cultureAssist in the development and implementation of educational and support groups deemed beneficial by the Stakeholder CommitteeLink individuals to community resources and peer supports to promote community integration PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Minimal in nature. PI208242098

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

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