Peer Counselor / Post Adoption Services

Frontier Health Duffield, VA
SUMMARY:

Peer counselors will plan and implement appropriate activities for clients and report progress or special problems to Director. Transportation of clients using a 15-passenger van required.

EXPERIENCE:

Education: High School Diploma/GED preferred. Certification as a Peer Support Recovery Specialist from the respective state department is required for Certified Peer Counselor. Requires lived experience in the adoption system as an adopted individual.

Licensure: Valid driver's license with "F" endorsement.

Certification: N/A

Experience: Past/present utilization of mental health services required.

Knowledge/Skills: Verbal/written communication skills.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Provide consumers with individual support system.

* Maintain accurate attendance records.

* Share client progress information with staff.

* Maintain weekly/monthly notes on client.

* Transportation of clients in 15-passenger van.

* Participate in Drop-In Center

* Attend and participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and inservices and individual program planning staffings as needed.

* All other duties as assigned.