• Peer Engagement Specialist

    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Madison
    Work Schedule
    Monday - Friday; 8 am to 5 pm
  • Overview

    The Peer Engagement Specialist position will provide structured, scheduled activities that promote socialization, recover, self-advocacy, development of natural supports, and maintenance of community living skills.

    Responsibilities

    • Create a plan with clients and families to overcome barriers and challenges in engaging in services
    • Refer and link clients to appropriate resources that can aid in removing barriers to treatment
    • Engage clients and families in a discussion regarding lack of participation in treatment and assist in identifying barriers to participation and possible solutions
    • Complete required documentation and data entry in a clear, accurate, and timely fashion

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent plus up to 12 mos. specialized training
    • CHW/CRS Certification or able to obtain within 6 months of employment. For details of the certification requirements go to http://www.certifiedrecoveryspecialist.org/ and www.chwcrs.org 
    • Previous directly related work experience desired but not required for job

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