Peer Specialist - Mental Health America of Dutchess County

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF DUTCHESS COUNTY JOB POSTING FOR:

PEER SPECIALIST


DUTIES:

Meets with HCBS (Home and Community Based Services) participants on a 1:1 basis in home and/or community to provide Empowerment- Peer Support Services

Participate in person-centered goal planning that incorporates the values and principles of HCBS as well as the individual’s life areas, such as community connectedness, development of natural resources, physical and mental health wellness, education, employment, and self-help

Conduct intakes and assessments, create individualized service plans and document progress.

Carry a caseload of participants and assist them in meeting their goals and objectives as outlined on their individualized service plan.


QUALIFICATIONS:

HS Diploma or equivalent and 1-3 years’ experience working with individuals with SUD disorders and/or SMI or a Bachelor’s Degree.

Peer support providers must have a certification in one the following:

New York State Certified Peer Specialist credential (can be provisional), or

New York Certified Recovery Peer Advocate credential (can be provisional)


Full-time

Please send resume to kwilliams@mhadutchess.org


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