This is a Fulltime position.
Minimum of High School Diploma or GED, must be a Certified Peer Support Specialist.
This member of the ACTT multidisciplinary team has experience as a recipient of mental health services for severe and persistent mental illness and is willing to use and share their personal and practical experience, knowledge, and first hand insight to benefit the team and its clients. The peer specialist functions as a fully integrated team member to provide expertise about the recovery process, symptoms management, and the persistence required by clients to have a satisfying life. Collaborates to promote a team culture that recognizes, understands, and respects each client’s point of view, experiences, and preferences. Responsible to maximize client choice, self-determination and decision making in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of treatment, rehabilitation and support services. Provides peer counseling and consultation to clients, families, and team staff; acts as a liaison with community resources; carries out rehabilitation and support functions; and assists in treatment, substance abuse services, education, support, and consultation to families, and crisis intervention under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees/licenses. When the peer specialist has appropriate professional credentials, they may perform professional duties and clinical supervision.
Vann Harrell; Fax: (919) 861-1637 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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