Certified Peer Specialist
Company: Fellowship Health Resources
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description The Peer Specialist serves as a member of a
multi-disciplinary mobile team that provides intensive treatment,
rehabilitation, and supportive services for individuals
experiencing multiple life challenges, such as homelessness,
unemployment, addictive disorders, legal involvement, and/or
significant medical conditions. Service delivery is based on a
person-centered, strength-based model and with advocacy that
focuses on individuals recovery. Qualifications: The Certified Peer
Specialist (CPS)requires a high school diploma and Certification as
a Peer Specialist. An AA or BA in Human Services is preferred. The
Peer Specialist must be a person with lived experience defined as
having experienced a mental health condition resulting in
significant life disruption. Preference will be given to candidates
that may meet the cultural and linguistic needs of the community.
Must have own vehicle and be willing to transports persons served.
Additionally the CPS must practice active listening skills and be
willing to share ones own recovery experience. Ideally the CPS
should be familiar with Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP),
and be open to becoming certified as a WRAP group facilitator, and
be able to facilitate a peer support group. The CPS must be willing
to support the chosen recovery path of persons served.
Company Description About Fellowship Health Resources:
Fellowship Health Resources, Inc. (FHR) fosters hope and recovery.
We provide behavioral health services to improve the quality of
life for individuals living with mental illness and addictions. FHR
serves over 7,000 individuals through a person-centered approach
across 7 states. The cornerstone of our success is FHRs deep and
longstanding commitment to the principles of recovery and the
inclusion of peers in the recovery process.
FHR has developed, trains and utilizes the PRISMMODEL approach
which is: Person-centered, Respectful, Individualized,
Strength-based and Mission-driven.
Visit our website to learn more about our programs, job
opportunities, and view a video about what it's like to be a part
of the FHR team: www.fhr.net/join-our-team FHR is an equal
opportunity employer valuing diversity in the workplace.
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