Recovery Specialist

Full Time
Rockland County, Valley Cottage
Posted 2 months ago

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Job Responsibilities:Peer position who advocates for, and assists individuals with psychiatric diagnoses to participate in meaningful activities that promote empowerment and recovery; provides direct contact, outreach, curriculum development, group facilitation, counseling, mentoring, systems navigation, community oversight and crisis support as needed to individuals with psychiatric diagnoses; delivers peer support in the community; assists individuals with finding educational opportunities, employment, social activities and home health integration of services; advocates by understanding who the person is now, his/her life experiences, and his/her goals for the future; interviews potential participants assisting and creating action plans; and performs additional related duties as assigned.
Requirements:Must have personal experience as a recipient of mental health and/or chemical addiction services. Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, or a related field such as Psychology or Counseling, preferred; or an Associate’s degree with commensurate experience and 2 years experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses. Knowledge of ADA, Mental Health Laws and Systems, Federal/State/Local Services, laws and systems related to individuals with disabilities desired. NYS Certified Peer Specialist a plus. Experience working with a diverse population. Valid driver’s license. Spanishspeaking desirable. Vaccination against COVID-19 preferred.
Benefits:Eligible
To Apply:Please send your resume by 4/21/22 to careers@mharockland.org

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