LocationAdult Behavioral Services (Corning, NY)
Number of Hours
Nature of Work:
The Peer Specialist provides unconditional, non-judgmental support to assigned consumers and families upon request who are participating with Adult Behavioral Services. The Peer Specialist works collaboratively with Care Managers.
• High School Diploma or GED, must be 18 years of age.
• Must possess an understanding of the principles of recovery and resiliency model. Self-disclosure as a current or former individual or family member of an individual of Mental Health or Substance Abuse services. Must be Certified Peer Specialist or Provisional Certified Peer Specialist.
• Must have a current, valid driver's license that meets Agency guidelines.
• Must meet the requirements of the School Age Care, Day Care, and/or Mental Health Regulations regarding a State Central Register Clearance regarding a history of abuse/maltreatment of children.