Peer Specialist in Buffalo, NY
BestSelf Behavioral Health Posted: 2021-10-06
Buffalo, NY 14202
The Peer Specialist delivers peer support services with rehabilitation and recovery focus, with a primary goal of connecting individuals to community based recovery supports consistent with the treatment/recovery plan.
Associate’s Degree in Human Services plus two years of advocacy experience in a human service agency or health care facility OR HS diploma or equivalency and 4yrs., experience in a human service agency or health care facility.
Must have personal “lived” experience as a former or current user of substance use treatment services or have personal substance use recovery experience and be comfortable with self-disclosure as needed. OMH Certified Peer Specialist or OASAS Certified Peer Advocate or provisional certification require.
A valid NYS drivers’ license, automobile in good working order.
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