Certified Recovery Coach
- Arms Acres - Marketing - Westchester
- Carmel, NY, USA
- Full Time
Arms Acres is looking for a Certified Recovery Coach to join our location in Carmel, NY. This is an exciting and new 30 hour grant funded position, Monday through Friday during the daytime hours in a jail setting; The Putnam County Department of Corrections (DOC) . Experience in Correctional environment preferred.
The Certified Recovery Coach is responsible forproviding expertise in supporting successful change through partnership where the person in recovery, or seeking recovery, self directs his/her recovery while the coach focuses on assisting the individual to achieve their identified goals while incarcerated and post release. The Certified Recovery Coach promotes recovery by attempting and helping to remove barriers and obstacles to recovery. Certified Recovery Coaching is a peer-based recovery support service that is non-clinical and designed to engage others beyond initiation through stabilization and into recovery maintenance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following. Other duties as required.
Meet with clients in Putnam County Department of Corrections who have been identified with SUD prior to release and develop individualized recovery plans with the clients.
Help to initiate and sustain an individual/family in their recovery from substance use and/or addiction.
Promote recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to successful recovery.
Meet with identified clients in the community, and serve as a personal guide and mentor for these clients through their early recovery.
Help the identified clients find resources for treatment, family support and education, local or online support groups; or help a client create a change plan to recover on their own.
Help the identified clients find ways to stop using (abstinence), or reduce harm associated with addictive behaviors.
Meet the identified clients at their first appointments with aftercare, and initial self-help meetings, as needed.
Follow up with aftercare providers to track whether the identified clients made their first appointments.
Work with CASAC as a team
Report, track and enter all data as needed (along with the CASAC)
The employee must have a current, valid NYS Driver's License.
High school diploma, general education degree (GED) or degree of higher education in a non-related field of study. Certified Recovery Coach (CCAR) required.
We offer competitive wages and benefits in a supportive working environment.
Background checks, pre-employment & drug screenings required
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability