Family Peer Support Specialist in Lockport, NY


New Directions Youth & Family Services Posted: 2020-10-22

Lockport, NY 14094

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Preference will be given to candidates who already have a Family Peer Advocate (FPA) Credential ~ OR ~ are a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) with a Family Specialty (see below)
• If the candidate does not currently possess a credential, they must be eligible for a credential through experience and education as outlined below
Experience
• Demonstrate ‘lived experience’ as a parent or primary caregiver who has navigated multiple child serving systems on behalf of their child(ren) with social, emotional, developmental, health and/or behavioral healthcare needs
• Can provide two letters of reference attesting to proficiency in and suitability for the role of a Family Peer Advocate
Education
• A high school diploma, high school equivalency preferred or a State Education Commencement Credential (e.g. SACC or CDOS). This educational requirement can be waived by the State if the person has demonstrated competencies and has relevant life experience sufficient for the peer certification.

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6395 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, NY 14094
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