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Peer Specialists provide support to people who are going through a recovery process. Typical job duties listed on a Peer Specialist resume are offering peer support, mentoring people with mental health issues, helping clients to improve their social connections, and coordinating agency volunteers. Most example resumes for Peer Specialist highlight qualifications like an interest in helping others, being able to work with young people, excellent communication and listening skills, problem solving, and networking. Training in mental health services is usually required.

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Peer Specialist

  • Served as a Peer Specialist managing a caseload of individuals with severe mental health and substance use, while providing intensive peer support and relapse intervention to promote community stability.
  • Established interagency relationship to advocate and obtain community resources to clients.
  • Facilitated structured peer support groups for Crisis Stabilization Unit, Forensics, and Family Services. and Lead peer groups in CSU, Forensic and Family Services.
  • Aided with peer support, including advocacy for community reintegration, for clients in Circuit 8 and Mental Health Court.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Peer Specialist

  • Provided individualized peer support services to a case load of 40 residents living with dual diagnosis of co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Facilitated psycho-educational groupson a range of topics including recovery from mental illness, substance use, readiness for employment, education, and self-advocacyand management of medical, psychiatric, and holistic care
  • Adapted and developed existing group education curricula to better meet the needs of clients
  • Documented services including progress notes, referrals, follow-ups, and group notes.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Electronic Health Records By Using
C
Electronic Health Records By Using
C
Certificate
3

Certified Peer Specialist

Collaborated with consumers to identify goals and objectives

  • Attended staff meetings and presented cases as necessary
  • Provided linkages, referrals and case coordination with other services including mental health, education, medical, social and financial services
  • Assisted consumers in becoming better self-advocates
  • Facilitated group meetings, workshops and training sessions which included sharing my own recovery experiences with consumers
  • Maintained administrative, program and consumer records in a timely, complete and organized manner using the AWARDS software program
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
C
Dynamics Of Counseling
Certification
4

Certified Peer Specialist

  • Provided resources to an average of 4 clients in crisis daily
  • Strived to answer questions, solved needs, and communicated sincerely to people in crisis
  • Built relationships and encouraged co-workers
  • Optimistic problem solver
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Family Studies And Human Development
5

Case Manager/ Peer Specialist - Internship

  • Assisted families by resolving the crises and problems leading to the parent(s) seeking a PINS petition.
  • Provided intensive, home-based case management and crisis intervention to help families reach stability.
  • Provided peer support to juveniles, including home visits, telephone reassurance, advocacy and encouragement for clients support to families in crisis struggling with problems such as substance abuse.
  • Completed written reports and progress notes in a timely manner regarding clients' progress.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
6

Peer Specialist Volunteer

  • Organized peer social activities (walks, lunches, parties).
  • Coached and encouraged positive lifestyles for participants coming out of addiction.
  • Counseled participants coming out of incarceration.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Computer Networking Program
7

Peer Specialist

Counselor and aided individuals requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems

  • Interviewed clients, review records and conferred with other professionals to evaluate condition of client
  • Formulated program for treatment and rehabilitation of client, using knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse problems and counseling and treatment techniques
  • Group Facilitator
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Peer Specialist Intern

Provided support to patient

  • Facilitated Peer support and Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP )group
  • Co-facilitated spirituality, wellness and women's group
  • Translated for family, one-on-one and community meetings
  • Attended and participated in interdisciplinary team meetings
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
Esl
Psychology
9

CST Recovery Counselor- Peer Specialist

  • Assisted client's with understanding the impact of traumatic experiences on mental health by utilizing motivational interviewing and implementing harm reduction techniques.
  • Facilitated the achievement of client's recovery goals through advocacy, assessment, planning, communication, education, resource management, and service facilitation.
  • Provided services such as: case management, counseling/therapy, individual skills training, medication training, crisis intervention, and treatment planning.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Mental Health Counseling
10

Coordinator Administrative Assistant, Peer Specialist/wellness Program

  • Assisted Peer Wellness Coach Coordinator in various administrative duties
  • Assisted fellow Peers in program preparing for job searches, and interviews
  • Prepared educational materials for Peers on Social Security Income
  • Applied for, and was accepted to internship at The Kent Center in July 2012
  • Assisted Coordinator in bi-weekly meetings preparation and execution
  • Submitted payroll hours to NAMI for all Peers on a bi-weekly basis
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Human Services

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