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Peer Specialist Job
Job Number: GHI15787
Job Title: Peer Specialist (Certified)
Department: ACT Johnston - 5302281
Facility: Gateway Healthcare Inc.
Location: Pawtucket, RI
- Pawtucket, Johnston and Charlestown, Rhode Island
- Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Must have completed OR be currently enrolled in aPeer Specialist Certification Program offered through the State of Rhode Island with intent to complete certification exam.
- Be self-identified current or former user of mental health or co-occurring services who can relate to other who are not using those services.
- Have personal experience and knowledge of recovery
- Have a high school diploma or GED.
- Have demonstrated proficiency in reading and writing.
- Have maintained, within the last 3 years, at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience (not necessarily consecutive) or one year post-secondary education totaling 24 credit hours.
- Have completed and passed a Peer Specialist certification program approved by the Department.
- Provide direct mental health service to clients in an emergency crisis, inpatient / outpatient, community support programs and residential settings.
- Serve as a role model for clients and educate on self-help techniques and self-help group process (effective coping strategies).
- Based on personal experience, assist clients in clarifying their goals for rehabilitation and recovery and help them to develop support systems.
- Perform a range of tasks designed to assist clients in regaining personal control over their lives and over their own recovery processed.
- Tasks would focus on facilitating the development of self-help skills, support systems, coping strategies and the increased hope and self-esteem that are central to recovery from psychiatric disability.