Peer Support Specialist in-CIRCLE Program

Peer Support Specialist – Position Overview 

  • The responsibility of the Peer Support Specialist is to serve as a representative of, and advocate for, youth and their families with behavioral health treatment needs who are youth of the In-Circle, PMHC, and Day Treatment.
  • The Peer support specialist is also responsible for supporting families’ emotional well being with empathy and personal experiences of overcoming challenges to help families have hope.
  • The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for maintaining communication among families, the community, Child Protective Services and clinic staff.
  • He/She will also provide information to assist and support educational and training initiatives for family members.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)