The Peer Support Specialist has personal shared experience with substance abuse and recovery to provide services to clients struggling with substance use disorder issues who are in outpatient treatment and targeted case management programs in Washington County. The Peer Support Specialist meets one-on-one with clients in a variety of community settings to develop and support recovery goals.
Through engagement and developing rapport, the Peer Support Specialist provides emotional support, compassionate listening, and community resource navigation. In collaboration with clinical staff, this position delivers evidence-based interventions to promote recovery. The Peer Support Specialist assists clients with issues related to housing, transportation, developing a social network, crisis support, personal and system advocacy, education, and employment in line with their recovery goals. To support clients’ self-advocacy, the Peer Support Specialist attends mental health and other provider appointments as needed. This position facilitates communication with other team members and encourages connection with natural supports and community involvement.
The Recovery Support Coordination program uses a strengths-based approach to help clients develop a recovery plan of care. The Recovery Support Coordinator (RSC) assists clients to establish their own path to recovery, address barriers, and meet their individualized goals. They provide support and coordinate services to address a client’s unique needs related to mental health and substance use. The RSC develops collaborative relationships with community service providers to support the client and meets with the client at the client’s location of choice (including the client’s home, the RSC office, and other community locations).
Youth Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a voluntary program designed to provide in-home mental health support and services to youth and their families who have mental health and/or substance abuse diagnosis. CCS helps individuals live their best lives by providing client-centered and selected services tailored to their unique needs including case management, therapy, mentoring, and other services as needed to meet self-identified goals.
The Youth CCS Service Facilitator will be responsible for community-based support for the mental health and behavioral needs of youth and families. Service Facilitators support families through connection to community resources, client-centered services, and a strengths-based approach to healing. Additionally, they are responsible for completing clinical assessments and for developing a network of community support and resources.
The Opioid Treatment Center is a recovery-focused, person-centered program for adults with opioid and/or stimulant use disorders. This program provides people with case management and treatment options to guide them toward achieving their recovery goals. This position is responsible for conducting psychosocial assessments, making treatment recommendations, and helping consumers understand, navigate, and grow through the OTC program.
The Recovery Support Specialist/CCS Service Facilitator will maintain a caseload of ongoing clients for which they provide services using the Recovery Support Coordination and Comprehensive Community Services models of case management. RSC/CCS is a strengths-based case management model that provides the framework for an individualized plan of care to be developed with each participant. The purpose of case management is to assist clients in establishing their own path to recovery and ensure the client’s well-being beyond the provision of formal services. The RSS/Service Facilitator will assess, refer, and coordinate service planning and delivery, as well as help the client to access services. This position is based in Dodge County and requires the ability to travel and meet clients in the community.
Sirona Recovery Inc.
205 West Highland Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203