DISCOVERING OUR VICTORY AND EMPOWERMENT - DOVE Support Ministry Inc.Peer Run Recovery Center


Job Description of the Certified Recovery Specialist or peer support specialist

Following the guidelines set by the employer, the CRS will interact safely and effectively with consumers to:
  • Assist peers in articulating personal goals for recovery
  • Assist peers in determining reasonable and holistic steps moving toward recovery
  • Assist peers in identifying barriers to recovery goals
  • Assist peers in identifying personal strengths in daily living and recovery skills
  • Observe and reinforce positive progress that peers make toward recovery goals
  • Teach problem-solving skills
  • Teach peers to identify and combat negative self-talk
  • Teach peers how to identify and overcome fears
  • Support the vocational choices peers make and assist them in overcoming job-related anxieties and conflicts
  • Assist peers in building social skills by demonstrating and reinforcing proper conduct and respectful interaction
  • Utilize his/her unique recovery experience to teach and role model the value of every individual's recovery experience.
  • Maintain effective coping and self-help techniques.
  • Continue to develop professional skill by maintaining certification through required coursework
  • Investigate community resources for appropriateness of services to peers
  • Maintain confidentiality of peer information
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with peers and avoid dual relationships within the <form action
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