Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist - Integrated Treatment
Job Details
GRAND Addiction Recovery Center - Tulsa, OK
Full Time

PRSS (Peer Recovery Support Specialist) Responsibilities:

  1. Attend staffing for unit/caseload
  2. Assigned to clients per counselor.
  3. Conduct PRSS groups as scheduled.
  4. Assist staff with unit safety and crisis intervention.
  5. Engage with clients during the day and help with ACAs and morale.
  6. Follow clients from admit to discharge.
  7. Check in with clients on caseload at minimum, once every (14) fourteen days.
  8. Ensure good contact info at discharge.
  9. Help with 12-step, recovery community, and OP linkage.
  10. Help with re-engagement when the need arises.
  11. Assists with the leadership groups.
  12. Courtyard and garden maintenance through leadership.
  13. Help with admission needs greetings or transport
  14. Help with website and community advertisement
  15. Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred or Education and experience equivalent to undergraduate degree in mental health, social services, or business. PRSS certification required.


At least one (1) year of experience in counseling or working with alcoholics/addicts in a recognized treatment, rehabilitation, or counseling program; or a combination of education and experience. Two (2) years employment in the drug and alcohol field preferred.


Experience working with people with serious mental illnesses, experience providing employment services, and knowledge of the work world are preferred. Ability to work as an effective team member is essential.


Knowledge and Skills: 

Knowledge of cultural sensitivity; of the principles and techniques outreach work and employment support; of community mental health resources; of the social, economic, and health problems related to co-occurring disorders; of the dynamics of the dually diagnosed client and family.


Be aware of and follow confidentiality guidelines as provided by 12 & 12, Inc.’s policy and contained in the legal provisions of 42 CFR part 2.  Conduct self in a professional manner in personal appearance and in the qualities presented to clients, public, and co-workers


Skill in interviewing techniques and crisis intervention; establishing and maintaining working relationships with others; and interacting with chemically dependent persons in a way that elicits their confidence, respect, and responsibility. Effective oral and written communication; Must have basic computer skills.  A valid Oklahoma driver’s license is required.


Access to Confidential Information:  This position will have full access to confidential client information as needed.


Physical Requirements:  Must be able to negotiate stairs and lift up to 50 pounds.