Organization: 
Brandywine Counseling & Community Services
Location: 
Delaware

Brandywine Counseling & Community Services, Inc. (BCCS) is a welcoming and innovative organization that contributes to stronger communities and enhancing quality of life by creatively providing Education, Advocacy, Treatment, Early Intervention, and Prevention services. With integrity, we promote hope and empowerment to persons and families touched by mental health, substance use, HIV and multiple occurring diagnoses, and their related challenges.

Deadline: 
11/21/20
Responsibilities: 

The Drug Diversion Peer Recovery Specialist is primarily responsible as a peer support to assigned clients. The Drug Diversion program provides an array of educational, early intervention, prevention and support services to individuals entering into, or involved in a drug treatment court program. The Drug Diversion Peer Recovery Specialist is responsible for providing quality, sufficient and appropriate services and for maintaining high professional standards.

Participates in individual and group supervision
Participates in BCCS subcommittees, committees and meetings
Participates in case presentation at weekly meetings
Participates in staff meetings, trainings and other office related duties
Complies with all BCCS policies and procedures
Coordinates community referrals and services outside of BCCS
Assists in helping clients to meet treatment plan goals
Performs any other duties assigned by the Drug Diversion Clinical Supervisor or Program Manager
Works directly with the counseling team (when applicable) to assist in developing a plan of care that is individualized for the client, which demonstrates collaboration with treatment team
Documents all interaction with client including any assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to interventions and progress towards problem resolution
Refers clients to appropriate clinical and/or medical staff within the organization and in the community in an accurate and timely manner
Provides individualized client/family education customized to the client and support system.
Provides transportation to appointments
Administers various testing and evaluation protocols to potential clients and explains the nature of the program and the necessary rules
Advocates for individual and community needs
Meets with clients for billable service hours
Meets with assigned clients once a month for peer support session.
Meets with Drug Diversion Clinical Supervisor for supervision
Records UDS for assigned caseload and addresses screens with clients

Qualifications: 

REQUIRED: Personal lived experience with recovery from substance use disorder
PREFERRED: 1 year alcohol and drug experience.
PREFERRED: Working knowledge of available community resources.
Maintain CPRS or provide verification of active pursuit of CPRS

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