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December 2, 2021
RESOURCES!!!!!!!

Hello my fellow peers my name is Russell Boyd.I want to thank you all for the work you do. It is a honor and a blessing to do this work next to you all. I work at DHS and I have the task of keeping the Arkansas Peer Recovery website up to date. I cannot do that accurately without your help so if you all would please email me up to date RESOURCES so that I can put on our website. Thank you for all that you do! Russell.Boyd@dhs.arkansas.gov 

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November 18, 2021
JOB!!! JOB!!!

There is an amazing job opportunity for a hard working peer! THE PAY RANGE IS $35k to $40k PER YEAR. You will be working between the saline county jail and on call for hospitals in saline county, using your lived experience with overdoses and incarceration.Must have one of the following certificationRegistered (PIT) - NAADAC PIT LETTERCertified Peer Recovery Specialist (PR) NAADAC PR CertificationMust be able to:Have a response time ,to calling facility of 45 mins, or less 90%of the time here is the link to apply https://www.salinehealthfoundation.org/peerrecovery

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November 5, 2021
1 new peer specialist job in little rock

CHI ST. Vincent health Little Rock 

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October 14, 2021
Job Opportunity

Boston Mountain Rural Health Center and Community Health Centers of Arkansas have an immediate opening for a full-timeCommunity Health Worker (CHW).  The CHW will link individuals to care through outreach and promoting Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services offered at Boston Mountain Rural Health Center, located in the North central and NW areas in Arkansas.   Responsibilities: Promote linkages to care for individuals with substance abuse disorders, promoting MAT services offered by Boston Mountain.  Conduct outreach to key organizations, health providers, hospitals, and others to promote MAT services and t...

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June 3, 2021
Region 6 Peer Recovery Conference

The South Southwest Mental Health Technology Training Center (MHTTC) is hosting a Peer Conference for Peer Supporters across Region 6! This region covers Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. This conference, titled Igniting the Spark: Resilience, Recovery, and Renewal will take place from June 22-24th 2021. This conference is led by our Peer Support Advisory Committee and Peer Conference Planning Committee, and will provide invaluable professional development and networking for peer support professionals. The free virtual three-day agenda will include nationally recognized plenary...

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June 3, 2021
NAADAC 2021 Annual Conference

Join NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, on October 28-30, 2021 for our virtual 2021 Annual Conference!This year's Annual Conference will provide you with up to 70 CEs spread across six interactive keynote sessions, 54 immersive breakout sessions, a live Q&A with NAADAC and NCC AP leadership, a panel discussion on the Peer Recovery Movement, a panel discussion on Trauma, Grief, and Resiliency, virtual poster presentations, a virtual exhibit hall, networking opportunities, and so much more!This exciting event will be hosted on an online platform that is easy to use and will allow you to retrieve the informat...

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May 14, 2021
NAADAC Arkansas Peer Specialist Program

The Arkansas Peer Specialist Program (APSP) is an innovative three-tiered credentialing process that allows an individual the opportunity to progress through the core, advanced and supervision levels of The Arkansas Model.  All current Peer Specialist and Peers in Training have a one-time offer to transfer their current training, education and experience into the program. Apply today at https://www.naadac.org/arkansas-peer-specialist-program DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2021

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February 22, 2021
🚨 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 🚨 Bradley County Medical Center

The Arkansas Medical Model for Peer Support and the PACT program are expanding to Bradley County Medical Center!  They are hiring a peer specialist for their emergency department! Follow the link to apply! https://bcmed.isolvedhire.com/jobs/237667.html

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February 12, 2021
🚨 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 🚨 The Arkansas Medical Model for Peer Support and the PACT program are expanding to Jefferson Regional Medical Center!

JRMC is hiring a full time peer specialist for the emergency department! Click the link below and scroll down the listings (it’s in alphabetical order) until you find Peer Recovery Support Specialist!https://careers.jrmc.org/home/joblistings

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February 12, 2021
🚨 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 🚨 The Arkansas Medical Model for Peer Support and the PACT program are expanding to Jefferson Regional Medical Center!

JRMC is hiring a full time peer specialist for the emergency department! Click the link below and scroll down the listings (it’s in alphabetical order) until you find Peer Recovery Support Specialist!https://careers.jrmc.org/home/joblistings

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January 24, 2021
NAADAC, the association for addiction professionals teams up with Arkansas!

https://www.naadac.org/staff-directory?staff=5979&fbclid=IwAR2HSTac-vdi67GSM5D9nE4Z5hnWdhroxbodHcTNsgPlJ8Kk6P6Y6GpEcnI

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October 26, 2020
New Directions Behavioral Health is hiring for a new Peer position

It is in Central Arkansas, 25 hours per week during weekdays and need a private place to work with fast internet. No on-sites until COVID 19 restrictions are lifted. This link takes you directly to the job. https://recruiting.ultipro.com/NEW1028NDBH/JobBoard/77798c90-4979-9fec-9f40-d1fa52ee48d9/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=2a777611-201b-4721-9845-3ae1d759eb91

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October 19, 2020
Job oppurtunity

Compassionate Care Clinic LLC. Is looking to fill a PRSS position in the MAT program.  Send resumes to CompassionateCareClinicLLC@gmail.com

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October 9, 2020
Peer Job - Fort Smith - Jail

https://fortsmithschools.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=2612

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October 6, 2020
Peer led group every Thursday at 10:00 at Counseling Services of Jacksonville LIFE SKILLS

 October 8,2020 interviewing October 15,2020 Financial Resources October 22,2020 Budgeting October 29,2020 Balance

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September 15, 2020
Peer led group every Thursday at 10:00 at Counseling Services of Jacksonville

Peer led group every Thursday at 10:00. Free of charge. This month is Life Skills Part 2. Week 1 09-03-2020 topic SETTING PERSONAL GOALS. Week 2 09-10-2020 topic CLEAN LIVING SPACE. Week 3 09-17-2020 topic EATING HEALTHIER. Week 4 09-24-2020 topic FINDING EMPLOYMENT. PLEASE JOIN US. WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOU.

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August 25, 2020
DYS Peer Job

https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php?ina_sec_csrf=beecdc9b9f673506477d31cfefb57562&ac:show:show_job=1&agencyid=104&jobid=116020

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August 6, 2020
Peer led group every Thursday at 10:00 at Counseling Services of Jacksonville

Peer led group every Thursday at 10:00. This month it is on LIFE SKILLS. Please come out and join us free of charge to the public. August 6, 2020 SELF-CARE. August 13, 2020 TIME-MANAGEMENT. August 21, 2020 MONEY MANAGEMENT. August 28, 2020 HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS. 625 N FIRST ST SUITE C JACKSONVILLE AR 71076 501-985-0292

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July 8, 2020
Peer led group every Thursday at 10:00 at Counseling Services of Jacksonville

This is a group free of charge. To anyone with the willingness and desire to change. It is every Thursday starting July 9, 2020 Coping Skills, July 16, 2020 Life on Life's Terms, July 23, 2020 Perseverance, July 30, 2020 Staying Positive. Please  come join us. 625 N First St. Suite C. Jacksonville, AR 501-985-0292

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June 30, 2020
Employment Opportunity

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?from=appshareios&jk=fde943c50a16c408

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June 25, 2020
Free, virtual, fundamental ethics training for Region 6 Peer Workers.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ethics-building-a-solid-foundation-for-peer-workers-tickets-110066257138

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June 15, 2020
Ozark Guidance/Arisa Health - Open Peer Position

There is a new part time position for an evening peer support out of their Fayetteville Crisis Stabilization unit. To apply go to www.ozarkguidance.org   and click the employment tab

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June 11, 2020
Next Step opens men’s home in Clarksville

https://katv.com/news/local/next-step-women-peer-recovery-group-expands-services-to-help-men

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June 9, 2020
Want to be a Peer Specialist? Use this portal to aplly for training.

https://www.midsouth.ualr.edu/daabhs/

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June 9, 2020
The Recovery Clinic

https://katv.com/news/coronavirus/arkansas-dept-of-human-services-rolls-out-the-recovery-clinic-for-recovering-addicts

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