Peer Recovery Specialist - Behavioral Health

Location: Behavioral Health Homes, Manchester, CT
Employment Type: Full-Time; 40 hrs/wk
Company: chr

The Peer Recovery Specialist in this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Assisting Behavioral Health Home (BHH) enrollees identify and achieve their health and wellness goals.
  • Providing medical and behavioral care coordination and peer recovery support to clients with SPMI and/or chronic health conditions that meet BHH program criteria
  • Helping individuals recognize their capacity for recovery and resilience; uses maintenance interviewing concepts.
  • Providing client transportation as needed.
  • Providing or supporting BHH services including:
    • Comprehensive Care management
    • Care Coordination
    • Health Promotion
    • Comprehensive Transitional Care
    • Patient and Family Support
    • Referral to Community Support Services
  • Collaborating with a wide range of client supports including family members and community medical providers.
  • Providing skill-building and support for self management, self advocacy, health and well-being, and using community supports.
  • Working to reduce health care disparities whenever possible.
  • Maintaining documentation in compliance with agency and program standards.
  • Participating in staff meetings, supervision, trainings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Additional duties as required.

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