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Position:        Addictive Disease Support Services
Program:       SA/SAIOP
Location:       Savannah, GA
Status:           Flexible depending on current program needs. Program will include nights and weekends.

Job Summary: ADSS staff provides support services to individuals in the SA and SAIOP programs in Savannah, GA. Some experience in AD.
Certified Peer Specialist is a person who has progressed in their own recovery and promotes self-determination, personal responsibility, empowerment inherent in self-directed recovery, and assists individuals with mental illness in the individual's recovery process.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes assessments of consumer’s substance abuse history and current status as part of comprehensive assessment and on an ongoing basis.
  • Assists in coordinating individual treatment planning including aftercare and recovery support services for each consumer actively involved in alcohol and drug treatment.
  • Participates in engaging and motivating consumers to achieve treatment goals especially and specifically those related to substance abuse issues
  • Assists each consumer receiving drug and alcohol treatment in becoming involved with self-help support groups
  • Assists each consumer receiving drug and alcohol treatment in developing and maintaining social support networks
  • Assesses consumer’s need for inpatient substance abuse treatment and, when appropriate, coordinates access to these services
  • Collaborates closely with any inpatient substance abuse treatment providers
  • Maintains client confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA requirements at all times
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner consistent with agency guidelines
  • Maintains agency required productivity standards

Required & Education Experience:

  • Bachelors in Helping Field (Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice)
  • Certified Peer Specialist
Gateway Behavioral Health Services is fully accredited by CARF.

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