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Peer Advocate Pathways SCH

Company: Catholic Health
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Salary: 15.31-22.97 USD
Facility: Pathways Buffalo
Shift: Shift 1
Status: Full Time FTE: 1.000000
Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Days
Hours: Varied
The Peer Advocate will provide support to program participants in a manner compliant with all program policies, procedures and philosophies. The Peer Advocate will participate as a member of the clinical team to support the patient's goals, and do so in a manner consistent with the Operating Principles for the Ministry of Catholic Health members. The peer will comply with the 5 identified domains as indicated in the NY certification skill and abilities.
+ High School diploma/NYSED approved High School Equivalency (HSE)
+ 46 hours of required training (advocacy, mentoring, education, recovery and wellness and ethical responsibility)
+ NYS Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)
+ NYS Certified Recovery Peer Advocate-Provisional (CRPA-P)
+ Full CRPA requires 500 hours of related volunteer or work experience
+ 25 hours of supervision by qualified supervisory staff
+ Knowledge of substance abuse disorders and recovery process
+ Ability to work in a stressful environment
+ Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
+ Bi-Lingual abilities appropriate to population served may provide additional opportunity for communication
+ Documentation must be legible, concise, and professional
+ Must demonstrate outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
+ Must be able to establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with all patients who present for care, treatment and service
+ Must function as a team member, integrating the Value, Vision and Mission of Catholic Health
+ Experience with, and aptitude for basic computer skills

Keywords: Catholic Health, Buffalo , Peer Advocate Pathways SCH, Other , Buffalo, New York

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