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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

  • Provides a broad array of counseling/support services to persons living with serious mental illness (SMI) and who have been given a diagnosis of psychosis and/or other diagnosis who may have trauma histories
  • Provide harm reduction and recovery oriented support services, and outreach to assigned program participants. Teach daily living skills, and conflict resolution
  • Utilize Intentional Peer Support to engage and counsel participants
  • Utilize Needs Adapted Treatment Model (NATM) to participate in in-home and in-office family therapy meetings.
  • Arrange referrals for treatment for psychiatric disabilities, substance abuse, and health problems, as dictated by program participant
  • Assist participants in clarifying rehabilitation and recovery goals
  • Assist in development and linkage of community support systems and networks.
  • Responsible for carrying caseload and making clinical decisions
  • Responsible for data entry such as intake, service plans, discharges, and progress notes in Foothold AWARDS
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Psychology / Early Childhood Education

Peer Specialist for Crisis in The ED

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  • Case Aide for Luckett House
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