Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Peer Recovery Support SpecialistPsychiatry - Mid-City Clinic - TUBC

Location: New Orleans, LA


Certified peer support specialist, with experience and passion for caring for those with severe mental illness, to provide supportive services to clients working on individual treatment goals at EPIC-NOLA.A peer-support specialist is a person in recovery from a behavioral health condition (mental health, substance use, or co-occurring). While the peer support specialist must have lived experience with a behavioral health diagnosis, the peer support specialist is not required to disclose their specific diagnosis or share treatment records as part of the job description. To maintain patient confidentiality, prevent role ambiguity, and avoid conflicts of interest, individuals who are currently receiving treatment at the clinic are not eligible for the role.

Required Qualifications

  • Peer support experience in a clinical mental health setting
  • Peer support specialist certification
  • Peer support training
  • Reliable transportation
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the mental health evaluation of adolescents and young adults
  • Experience with psychotic disorders
  • Interest in research

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