- High School Diploma or GED
- Addiction Counseling
- Certified Recovery Specialist
- Driver's License
The Overdose Survivor’s Outreach Program (OSOP) Community Recovery Coach is an integral part of the SBIRT team that is designated to conduct outreach and engagement to survivors of an opioid overdose after discharge and referral from the emergency department. Provides non-clinical services intended to aid patients in establishing recovery and reducing the risk associated with a subsequent overdose. Assists in completing referrals to recovery support and substance use treatment services as well as develops service plans to promote successful linkage to referred services. Primarily provides services in the community but may also meet patients in the Emergency Department to assure successful continuity in care.
High School Diploma/GED required.
Actively in recovery with a minimum of two years of professional experience in a substance use disorder setting providing peer support/navigation; and/or Certified Peer Specialist through the DC Department of Behavioral Health; and/or Recovery Coach.
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.