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Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Behavioral Health Group Virginia Beach ,VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Behavioral Health Group (BHG), a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services. BHG provides medication assisted treatment and counseling services in a conventional outpatient setting.

 

At BHG, we are committed to the belief that addiction is a brain disease, not a moral failing.  We are committed to treatment that embodies Hope, Respect, and Caring.


  • Assist clinic staff in creating a recovery-oriented environment by addressing barriers and negative messages and making recommendations for improvement
  • Assist clients who have experienced social stigmatization with their sense of acceptance and affiliationProvide practical help, mentoring, advocacy, coordination of services, side-by-side individualized support, problem-solving
  • Provide direct assistance to help clients obtain necessities of daily living
  • Promote client self-advocacy skills
  • Assist clients with development of community supports
  • Represent the agency and the Peer Support Program at health fairs, festivals, and other public gatherings
  • Provide education on mental illness, addictive disorders through peer to peer programs for clients and their families
  • Participate in program recruitment and referrals
  • Develop and coordinate creative group outlets, group activities and special events
  • Assist with coordination, management and monitoring of Opioid STR program; plan and coordinate the monitoring and reporting proce
  • Serves as liaison with outside agencies

  • A High School Diploma or GED; Certified Peer Specialist with the State of Louisiana
  • Personal lived experience with an addictive disorder
  • At least one (1) year of demonstrated recovery
  • Recovery Support Specialists are required to maintain their own recovery

GREAT Opportunities -- Our Team Members are motivated self-starter’s self-starters who excel in a fast-paced environment and become a valued member of our team.

 

GREAT People -- Our staff has a passion to be the best, sharing a strong work ethic and dedication to providing world-class support to the teams in the field who serve our patients every day!

 

GREAT Support -- We recognize that our success, and that of our patients, relies on the quality of our Team Members. Once we have identified and hired a new Team Member, we work diligently to keep their skills and talent engaged by providing the systems, tools and training necessary.

 

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Company Description
Behavioral Health Group (BHG), a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services. BHG provides medication assisted treatment and counseling services in a conventional outpatient setting.
At BHG, we are committed to the belief that addiction is a brain disease, not a moral failing. We are committed to treatment that embodies Hope, Respect, and Caring.

Behavioral Health Group

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Virginia Beach, VA
USA

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