Peer Recovery Coach/CPRM
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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Both a Peer Recovery Coach and a CPRM, is a person who has progressed in their own recovery from alcohol or other drug abuse or mental disorder and is willing to self-identify as a peer and work to assist other individuals. The Recovery Coach/CPRM, provides peer support services; serves as a consumer advocate; provides consumer information and peer support for consumers in a variety of settings. The Recovery Coach/CPRM performs a wide range of tasks to support consumers in living their own lives and directing their own recovery and wellness process.
The CPRM credential is a State of Michigan certification for individuals working as part of a clinical treatment or recovery support services teams. It is not an independent practice credential. The primary focus of the CPRM is on alcohol/drug use recovery. However, personal recovery history and experience may include areas other than alcohol or drug dependency recovery; with peer mentors providing support only with clients of common experience.