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Recovery Coach And Peer Support Specialist Coordinator - Full-Time

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Common Ground Pontiac , MI 48341

Posted 4 months ago


Works as a lead team member in a crisis organization that serves all community members in a trauma informed manner. Provides and maintains a supportive empathic and engaging environment for individuals and families seeking help with crisis and recovery. As a lead team member of a multidisciplinary team, provides recovery coaching and skill building to persons which to assist them in continuing their recovery journey. Functions as a coordinator to provide education, coaching, mentoring and support to Recovery Coaches and Peer Support Specialists in the Crisis Residential Unit.


  • Contribute to an atmosphere that is both trauma-informed and recovery oriented.

  • Facilitates recovery skills groups as needed.

  • Utilizes the recovery principles while working with people in crisis.

  • Assists in the CRU intake process.

  • Assists clients and team members is establishing a discharge plan for aftercare services and needs.

  • Arrange or provide transportation to a safe environment as directed by discharge plan.

  • Articulates and models Recovery Coaching and Recovery Pathways to recovery coaches, peer support specialists.

  • Assists in inventory of CRU supplies.

  • Accurate and complete documentation in the Electronic Medical Record.

  • Provide coordination of Recovery coach meetings and meeting agendas.

  • Provide internally and externally acquired training opportunities for Recovery Coaches.

  • Supports the staff development of Recovery Coaches and Peer Support Specialists through job shadowing, mentoring and consultation.

  • Works with supervisory staff to enhance and assist in the training and workforce development of CRU Recovery coaches and Peer Support Specialists.

  • Supports the clinical functions within the CRU through the development of recovery-oriented skill and didactic groups.

  • Active with the treatment team members in the development of innovative and integrative therapeutic techniques which benefit the recovery process.

  • Responsible for the training of new staff to the role of Recovery Coach.

  • Support the monitoring of quality improvement indicators and quality improvement initiatives to improve practice and client outcomes.


  • NA


  • Highschool Diploma or GED.

  • Certified Peer Support Specialist.

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Minimum of one year working with people with mental health diagnoses and co-occurring disorders.


  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to apply trauma informed principles in interactions with diverse populations and in treatment

  • Independent thinker

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Able work in a multidisciplinary team

  • Knowledge of de-escalation techniques

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite Word, Outlook

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with co-workers

  • Knowledge of mental health and recovery

  • Basic computer skill with electronic medical record experience


  • Local travel may be required to transport persons with a Common Ground vehicle during work hours.

  • The work environment may subject staff behavioral problems that could be physically hazardous.

  • Must adhere to Common Grounds policy on confidentiality.

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