Recovery Support Specialist Resume Samples

A Recovery Support Specialist is hired to provide care to individuals recovering from substance abuse issues. Roles and responsibilities associated with the post are listed on the Recovery Support Specialist Resume as – conducting assessments, helping people develop life skills; leading group sessions; facilitating interventions; conducting intervention-related duties; handling transportation services to alternative sites for such patients, and handling all types of substance abuse issues.

Those considering for such a career should emphasize their resumes the following skills – the ability to understand well and provide an empathetic environment for patients to discuss, the ability to cope with stressors related to substance abuse; and a clean driving record. This work requires a high school diploma or an equivalent education along with certification as a credentialed recovery support specialist.

 

Recovery Support Specialist Resume example

Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : As a Recovery Support Specialist, responsible for providing peer counseling and recovery coaching to women in the Womens Hope residential program, working closely with the treatment coordinator to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Skills : Patient Support, Strong interpersonal, Self-starter, Dedicated team player, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Mentored approximately 45 adult clients, diagnosed with a serious mental illness, in the behavioral health system in order to enhance recovery and promote overall wellness.
    2. Utilized recovery model interventions.
    3. Assisted clients in developing self-identified treatment and safety plans, including recovery goals.
    4. Facilitated outreach to ensure continuity of care as identified by the client's recovery plan.
    5. Researched and provided clients with information on accessing and utilizing available resources.
    6. Transported and attended appointments with clients in order to support and promote their recovery.
    7. Facilitated peer-led support groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : Over 2 years of experience in the Recovery Support Specialist position. experience in providing support services; serving as an advocate to clients; providing information, education & support; promoting wellness, recovery & skill-building to sustain better health; providing training to manage stress/problems and make healthy lifestyle choices, etc.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Electronic Record Keeping Programs, Excellent Communication.

Description :

    1. Assessed individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems.
    2. Compiled background information on clients.
    3. Evaluated the mental or physical conditions of clients.
    4. Consulted with other department providers regarding treatment plans.
    5. Dealt with issues relating to physical abuse, disabilities, substance abuse, behavior management, mental and physical illness, poverty, unemployment.
    6. Maintained adequate working knowledge of local resources.
    7. Educated clients about mental and physical illness, abuse, and medication.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : Highly skilled Recovery Support Specialist position, responsible for Providing peer support services to identified patients; making referrals to appropriate community resources to assist clients in dealing with the barriers they face.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Organizational, Typing, Organizational Leadership.

Description :

    1. Provided quality support, mental health skill building, and assistance with community reintegration to NGRI and Civil patients.
    2. Conducted intakes and assessments of needs, strengths, and preferences of adult individuals with severe mental illness, psychiatric disabilities, and substance abuse issues.
    3. Developed person-centered treatment plans that target individual's strengths and weaknesses.
    4. Educated and reinforced functional skills and appropriate behaviors relating to safety and health.
    5. Performed neuropsychiatric examinations.
    6. Maintained consistent and positive relationships that are conducive to treatment and human service needs.
    7. Maintained accurate documents and case management records.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Recovery Support Specialist professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Coordinating patient appointment, referrals, and transportation needs for treatment within the community, including but not limited to and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Multitasking, Communication, Excellent Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Facilitated two weekly groups for our clients.
    2. Completed morning and afternoon home visits to ensure medication compliance.
    3. Assisted in daily meetings to help doctors, nurses, and social workers develop treatment plans for clients.
    4. Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
    5. Provided crisis the appropriate level of crisis intervention including ECO's.
    6. Managed and monitored treatment, security, and program planning to ensure compliance with pertinent federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
    7. Referred clients to community resources for housing or treatment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : Recovery Support Specialist with 5 years of experience in Maintaining a safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for residents. Responsible for Evaluating the behavioral and emotional needs of clients and provide input, Working together as a treatment team to effectively meet the needs of the residents.

Skills : Information Technology, Inventory Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Submitted claims and appeals to insurance companies.
    2. Followed up on appeals.
    3. Submitted second-level appeals if necessary.
    4. Entered and submitted bills to insurance companies.
    5. Logged in to the client system to retrieve information necessary for a claim to be paid.
    6. Contacted patients for current insurance information and other needed information and updated system with information.
    7. Entered payment information into the system.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Headline : A detailed-orientated Recovery Support Specialist professional with the ability to successfully Providing substance abuse and mental health treatment resources to clients and assist them in setting up aftercare services within a continuum of care as well as non-Aspire programs for patients.

Skills : Customer Service, Cash Handling, Microsoft Office, Filing, Data Entry, Clerical.

Description :

    1. Assigned to do, complete the q30 check to make sure all patients are safe, and if they are on the unit, assist patients with cleaning their rooms and showering.
    2. Provided them with their breakfast and lunch.
    3. Supported them throughout the day in their morning and afternoon groups.
    4. Learned that you have to treat everyone no matter what their disability is the same.
    5. Updated company system with current insurance carrier information.
    6. Provided crisis intervention services.
    7. Documented all client interactions in the form of progress notes within the required 24-hour timeframe.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors In Nursing

Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : Seeking a Recovery Support Specialist, responsible for coaching patients who are recovering from addiction and/or patients who are just starting the recovery process. Experience in Assisting with recovery support responsibilities and the integration of patients into long term recovery program of their choosing.

Skills : Microsoft Office, CPR Certified,  Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Conducted intake assessments/admissions process for clients entering the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU).
    2. Provided group and individualized therapy to clients residing in the CSU.
    3. Facilitated weekly Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) sessions.
    4. Guided clients in identifying barriers and developing skills needed to maintain their recovery.
    5. Collaborated with clients in articulating goals towards healing and recovery.
    6. Educated clients on recovery values and maintaining positive attitudes for wellness and resilience.
    7. Included assisting with the development and implementation of programming.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : Over 3+ years of Recovery Support Specialist professional experience in Providing peer support services, serving as a patient advocate, providing patient information and peer support for patients in emergency, outpatient, and inpatient settings.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Equestrian, Thinking Skills.

Description :

    1. Developed a culture of recovery and peer support.
    2. Developed and implemented a successful peer program comprising of a variety of skills-based groups.
    3. Assisted with teaching independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning, accessing and maintaining stable housing, cognitive thinking skills, social skills, etc.
    4. Assisted clients in articulating personal goals for recovery.
    5. Taught, supported, and utilized skills needed to facilitate individual recovery.
    6. Assisted clients with AHCCCS applications in the office.
    7. Documented and maintained clinical records in a manner that assures compliance with all agency policies and procedures and local, state, and federal regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : Seeking a Recovery Support Specialist position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office proficiency, Meticulous attention to detail, Results-oriented, Self-directed.

Description :

    1. Led peer support groups. Entered progress notes.
    2. Maintained and recorded one on one encounters with clients.
    3. Partake in job interview panel and review applicant's responses.
    4. Distributed monthly calendars and drive members to designated sites.
    5. Assisted peers in articulating their goals for recovery from mental illness Help them learn and practice new skills, and help them monitor their progress.
    6. Assisted in their treatment, modeling effective coping techniques, and self-help strategies based on the specialist's own recovery experience.
    7. Supported them in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Psychology

Recovery Support Specialist Resume

Objective : As a Recovery Support Specialist, responsible for Monitoring patients, provides security checks through the shift, completes documentation to include but not limited to the logbook, level cards, monitors patient's activities and records patient behavior.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Participated as a team member in the delivery of ongoing recovery treatment services, developing and implementing service plan goals and objectives.
    2. Facilitated, coordinated, and monitored the continuity of program services in an ethical, legal, and moral manner.
    3. Supervised, assisted, educated, and provided early behavior interventions, skill-building, and education for purpose of gaining independence and prepare for re-engagement in the community.
    4. Ensured that client electronic service records are maintained consistent with corporate rules and federal regulations.
    5. Provided community support, resources, and linkage to clients and family members.
    6. Participated in client staffing, team meetings, and team-building activities.
    7. Provided case management to coordinate services, resources, and people to assist clients in achieving their established service plan goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA