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The Community Recovery Specialist (CRS) will provide support to Participants in the intensive outpatient and outpatient programs. They will provide 1:1 peer counseling during treatment and aftercare support for one year following completion of the program. The recovery specialist is responsible (along with other team members) for establishing a therapeutic milieu that promotes the engagement of the Participants in the treatment process. The specialist is responsible for observing Participants' behavior and documenting observations. The community recovery specialist will provide telephonic, mail, and home-based support to participants. Specialists will conduct interviews within the prison and develop transition plans for Participants reentering the community.

The Behavioral Wellness Center
801 W Girard Avenue Philadelphia PA 19122

Knowledge and Ability
• Knowledge of 12 Step Recovery Models & AA and NA programs
• Knowledge of Recovery Management and Transformation Model
• Knowledge of de-escalation techniques
• Knowledge of the motivational interviewing process
• Able and competent to facilitate step lectures
• Able to communicate with consumers on an appropriate level
• Able to document in a clear and concise fashion
• Able to utilize, update & maintain electronic health records (E.H.R.)
• Able to maintain confidentiality
• Is knowledgeable of program philosophy and policies

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide 1:1 peer counseling on a daily basis.
• Provide telephonic and home-based support to Participants
• Facilitate PARTICIPANTS-based activity groups
• Provide individual and group orientation to new admissions
• Conduct group sessions on 12-step recovery, relapse, and sponsorship, as well as other topics as assigned
• Recognize inappropriate behavior and intervene as necessary
• Monitor urine collection
• Answer phones and take messages
• Facilitate or co-facilitate group activities as per schedule
• Attend scheduled staff meetings
• Check supplies and order when necessary
• Conduct monthly follow-ups on participants who have completed treatment for one (1) year.


Minimum Education and Training
Certificate for Certified Peer or Recovery Specialist Required
Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
12 college credits in Behavioral Health/Human Services preferred.
Must be computer literate and possess strong de-escalation skills.
Bilingual capabilities (English/Spanish) desired.
One year experience working with Participants desired.

Contact Info

Yomaira Rodriguez, Recruiter
The Behavioral Wellness Center
Tel: 215-787-2078
Email: yrodriguez@bewellctr.org