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Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) Full time

I am a dedicated Peer Support Specialist with a passion for helping individuals navigate through challenges and achieve their recovery goals. With a strong background in community intervention, peer support, and recovery management, I am committed to making a positive impact on the lives of those I work with. My experience in facilitating support groups and implementing effective support strategies equips me to provide valuable assistance to individuals seeking recovery.


  • Client Peer Support
  • Co-Facilitation of IOP groups
  • Community Intervention
  • Recovery Home Support
  • WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan)
  • WHAM (Whole Health Action Management)
  • MHFA (Mental Health First Aid)

Licenses and certifications

  • Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS)

Awards and achievements

  • Successfully completed Recovery Boot Camp @ Heartland Community College

Work Experience

Peer Support Specialist
Sinnissippi Center Inc. (SCI) Apr 2024 - Apr 2024

- Provided client peer support - Co-facilitated IOP groups - Conducted community intervention - Supported recovery homes - Implemented WRAP and WHAM programs - Started 12-step meeting at SCI

Recovery Navigator
AmeriCorps Dec 2022 - Jul 2023

- Created Substance Use Peer Support role at SCI - Managed peer support cases - Completed Recovery Boot Camp @ Heartland Community College

Building Supervisor
YMCA Dec 2020 - Present

- Supervised youth members - Conducted building checks - Managed front desk operations - Maintained inventory and housekeeping


Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS)
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, School of Medicine Jan 2023 - Aug 2023
Dental Ceramics
Dec 1983 - Apr 2015