In collaboration with the individual, develop a Recovery Plan which should include culturally competent and relevant services that identifies goals with measurable objectives, assesses strengths, can be used to work towards those goals, identifies barriers that can inhibit goal attainment, and monitors the progress made attaining those goals;
Educate the individuals on how to appropriately navigate treatment, social service and recovery support systems;
Provide recovery support services based on the individual's preference and his/her assessed needs;
Support individuals as they move through the stages of change to encourage them in their recovery;
Assist individuals with accessing recovery support services in the community;
Work collaboratively with the Case Manager to ensure the individual engages in services up to one year;
Be a positive role model by sharing experiential knowledge, hope, and skills;
Maintain relationships with the individual in order to assist him/her in the treatment engagement and retention process;
Reinforce, guide, and ensure the individual that recovery is possible, and is built on multiple strengths, coping abilities, and the resources of each individual;
Assist the individual participating in STAR with gaining skills and resources needed to initiate and maintain recovery;
Assist in establishing and sustaining a social and physical environment supportive of recovery;
Enhance identification and participation in the recovery community;
Advocate for appropriate and effective community treatment and recovery;
Empower individuals to make self-determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway;
Provide support with face to face sessions and/or telephone support based on individual's personal choice; Maintain follow-up one year after starting STAR program; and
Help individuals maintain healthy community, family and social functioning.
Other job duties as assigned.
The Recovery Specialist must have four (4) years of sobriety and experience in the principals of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness.
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