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Certified Peer Specialist - Parent

at River Edgle

Posted: 5/22/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1039143
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

  • 06-Jun-2019 to 15-Jun-2019 (EST)
  • InTUNE
  • Warner Robins, GA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

What is a Certified Peer Specialist Parent?

Good question.  A Certified Peer Specialist Parent or CPS-P,  is the parent or legal guardian of a child who is living with a mental health, substance use or a co-occurring diagnosis who provides support to other parents who are raising a child with similar behavioral health conditions.

To qualify for a job as a CPS - P you must have work experience as a Certified Peer Specialist and be willing to provide 20-30 hours per week of peer support to other parents.

Also you must:

  • Be experience navigating complex public health or child serving systems of care;
  • Be able to share your own personal story in a safe and appropriate way;
  • Have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Provide (1) letter of reference (please include contact information);
  • Be able to commit to a 5-day training.

The InTUNE Program of River Edge is looking for an individual who is passionate and motivated about assisting emerging adults with moving toward their life goals.  InTUNE is a recovery-based program in Bibb and Houston County that provides mental health services to families with children age 16-30.  The Certified Peer Specialist Parent works as part of a team in order to support and empower participants and their families.

Location:  281D Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins, GA

Schedule: Part-time 20 hours a week (Monday through Thursday)

All selected applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring managers. Applicants who are not selected will receive notification via email.