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Peer Support Specialist-PT
Summary
Title:Peer Support Specialist-PT
ID:136-07
Department:Warren Service Center-Bowling Green,KY
Salary Range:N/A
Company:LifeSkills, Inc.
Job Location:N/A
Description

Brief Job Description:

The Peer Support Specialist must be an individual who lives with a psychiatric diagnosis and/or addiction and has demonstrated at least two years of commitment to his/her own personal recovery. This position provides a variety of recovery-oriented services to individuals who have self-identified as desiring peer supports, in order to promote greater independence, community integration and recovery from mental illness and/or substance abuse.

 

Services provided by peer specialists include a wide range of supports, services, and advocacy that contribute to a client’s ability to engage in ongoing treatment. Assist in the development of peer-led programming.

 

Must be a self-identified person on the application or cover letter how they have “lived” personal experience leading to an understanding of the needs of persons with mental health & substance abuse issues. Must be in recovery from a psychiatric diagnosis and/or substance use disorder, who meets the abstinence requirements for recovery staff in alcohol and other drug treatment programs.

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