Transition to Care (CRPA)


Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Engage individuals who are recently discharged from inpatient and/or detox service and connect them to care within 14 days of discharge.
  • Participate in discharge planning and/or meet individuals at the hospital when possible.
  • Assist with scheduling an appointment at FCA's two outpatient clinics, providing the necessary reminders and support to ensure the individual keeps their appointment, and if needed, accompanying the individual to the appointment.
  • Provide systems advocacy and guidance to individuals as they navigate the treatment system.
  • Conduct outreach to clinic clients that do not keep a scheduled appointment, re-engaging them by exploring barriers to attending scheduled appointments, helping individual to identify strengths that will allow them to be successful in treatment, and accompanying individual to their appointment.
  • Link individuals to recovery supports and other community resources as needed.
  • Perform other tasks as needed to meet overall program goals.

  Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • High School diploma required, Undergrad a plus.
  • Completion of Recovery Coach Training Academy (minimum 28 hours).
  • Certified Recovery Peer Adovate (CRPA or CRPA-P) required.
  • Experience in delivery of peer recovery services and supports preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and the ability to readily adapt to program specific software.

Schedule:

  • Part time, 16  hours per week
  • Available positions in both Hempstead and Hicksville