NHS Human Services, Inc. Certified Peer Specialist in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities and many more specialized programs .
The Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) performs a range of tasks through individual and group encounters to assist consumers in regaining control over their own lives and over their own recovery process. The CPS will role model competency in recovery and ongoing coping skills, serve and as a consumer advocate. Services are provided in accordance with all existing policies, procedures and regulations and in accord with the mission and value of the company. Meet one to one in various locations including the person's home, community, job, etc. Provide support in developing goals, teaching skills to obtain the goals and providing general support through recovery process.
Must have received Peer Specialist Certification upon graduation of the Certified Peer Specialist Training. In addition, must have a high school diploma or general equivalence degree (GED). Valid Drivers license. Experience, including Forensic experience, preferred.