The Peer Support Specialist has personal shared experience with substance abuse and recovery to provide services to clients struggling with substance use disorder issues who are in outpatient treatment and targeted case management programs in Washington County. The Peer Support Specialist meets one-on-one with clients in a variety of community settings to develop and support recovery goals.
Through engagement and developing rapport, the Peer Support Specialist provides emotional support, compassionate listening, and community resource navigation. In collaboration with clinical staff, this position delivers evidence-based interventions to promote recovery. The Peer Support Specialist assists clients with issues related to housing, transportation, developing a social network, crisis support, personal and system advocacy, education, and employment in line with their recovery goals. To support clients’ self-advocacy, the Peer Support Specialist attends mental health and other provider appointments as needed. This position facilitates communication with other team members and encourages connection with natural supports and community involvement.
Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a recovery-focused, rehabilitative, and integrated behavioral health program for youth & adults with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. The program is person-centered and uses client/family-directed service plans to describe the individualized services that will support the client in achieving their recovery goals.
As an integral part of the CCS team, the CCS therapist provides psychotherapy, psychoeducation, and supportive collateral services to participants in the CCS program. These services will take place in the office, in the community, and/or in clients’ homes. The CCS therapist would be responsible for assessing the therapeutic needs of clients and completing formal assessments, developing, implementing, evaluating, and reviewing client treatment plans, and counseling clients in accordance with their treatment plans.
Sirona Recovery Inc.
205 West Highland Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203