JOB TITLE: Peer Specialist
REPORTS TO: CCBHC Program Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Clinical Services
HOURS: FTE, 35 hours per week
Valid NYS Peer Counselor Certification with minimum 3 years of experience providing services to individuals with Mental Health, Substance Use, or Physical Health needs. Experience within a treatment and rehabilitation setting Valid and clean NY State driver license, fingerprinting, criminal record check, and approval from NYS required.
Provide evidence-based services rooted in lived experience with a focus on integrated mental health, physical health, and substance use recovery. Services will be provided by a multi-disciplinary treatment team with an overall goal to improve consumer health outcomes. Service delivery will occur on-site, in vivo, and in the community. A caseload of adults, children, and families will be maintained while providing individual, group, and family sessions.