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Recovery Support Specialist

Recruitment #121106-UNCY-124


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Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) offers excellent benefit & retirement packages; send resume with cover letter referencing job title & ##2012-16 OCCIC to address below with a copy of your most recent performance evaluation.  Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.  Application period: 11-6-12 to 11-19-12.  EOE

This position will be located in Oklahoma City.

The Urgent Recovery Center (URC) is the first mental health/substance abuse urgent care center for adults in Oklahoma.  It will provide up to 24 hours of crisis intervention and related services for individuals in mental health and/or substance abuse crisis situations.  Treatment philosophy to be trauma sensitive, co-occurring, person centered recovery oriented in nature.  Provides peer support services; serves as an advocate; provides information and peer support for consumers in emergency, outpatient or inpatient settings. The RSS performs a wide range of tasks to assist consumers in regaining control of their lives and recovery processes.  The RSS will possess the skills to maintain a high level of professionalism, ethics, and interactions with all ODMHSAS stakeholders.  Requires High School Diploma or GED.  Demonstrated participation in advocacy and/or personal knowledge in recovery.  Currently is, or has the ability to become a Credentialed Recovery Support Specialist. Criteria to become a Credentialed Recovery Support Specialist is available at 



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