As a key member of the Comprehensive Continuum of Care (CCC) Program, the recovery coach helps guide pregnant and/or parenting women on the road to recovery from substance use, with the skills and the support necessary for lasting recovery.
The Recovery Coach focuses on non-clinical issues such as housing, employment, dealing with drug court and probation officers, and locating treatment resources. Through a one-on-one relationship, the Recovery Coach helps engage people with the recovery community, including Twelve Step meetings and other support groups.
Education / Licensure.
- The Recovery Coach is enthusiastic about providing support and recovery to patients in early recovery from substance use disorders.
- Demonstrates thorough understanding of stressors that can impact recovery from substance use disorders.
- Maintains patient confidentiality.
- Maintains knowledge about the Center's goals, supports peer values, and follows relevant ethical codes, guidelines or standards.
- Documents services in the appropriate electronic medical record.
- Required: High school diploma or equivalent
- Current valid driver's license
- Completion of training as Recovery Coach within six months of hire
Experience / Knowledge.
- At least two (2) years of recovery from a substance use disorder.
- Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals.
- Demonstrates proficiency communicating both orally and in writing in English.
- Ability and willingness to follow job-related instructions and accepts supervision.
- Displays ability to maintain appropriate personal boundaries.
Physical Requirements that are bona fide occupational qualifications essential to the performance of the job.