EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma/GED. Must be an individual with lived recovery experience. Must have the ability to obtain and maintain CCAR peer certification. A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation is required.
Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide education on addiction recovery and facilitate linkages to these services.
Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase of recovery.
Assists in professional training, outreach, and public education services as assigned. This may include professional conferences, workshops and training for behavioral health agencies. May represent the agency at community forums or serve on inter-organizational committees as directed.
Documentation of clinical activities in client record as required by Wheeler Clinic.
Assists Program Manager and clinical staff as directed.
Actively identify and support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self- help groups, professional services, etc.) that support the recovering person’s goals and interests. This will involve a collaborative effort including the recovering person, agency staff and other relevant stakeholders.
Assist recovering persons to identify their personal interests, goals, strengths and weaknesses regarding recovery.
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.
How to Apply