Behavioral Health - Peer Support Specialist (Yuma, AZ)

Behavioral Health - Peer Support Specialist (Yuma, AZ)

08 Feb 2019

Behavioral Health - Peer Support Specialist (Yuma, AZ)

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Provide recovery support services in various settings to peers within the community to support, educate and provide services to advance recovery and wellness.

Peer Support Specialist function as a role model to peers; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills; serve as a peer advocate, supporter, providing peers information and peer support for people in outpatient and inpatient settings; performs a wide range of tasks to assist peers of all ages, from young adult to old age, in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process; assists a peer to advance and self-manage their recovery.

Work will be performed in a wide range of settings, including a medical center; in peer's or family homes; in community-based outpatient settings, community agencies; or in transport vehicles (public or government), in psychiatric hospitals, in community settings like stores, food banks, etc., as well as a wellness center. Work areas are often noisy, irregular and unpredictable and can be stressful at times.

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