Certified Peer Specialist Resume Samples

Certified Peer Specialists are responsible for providing support and guidance to people who are in the recovery stage. This recovery can either be from mental health, drugs, abuse, or addiction. The following are some of the core duties and tasks that are found on the Certified Peer Specialist Resume – using personal experience to develop a trusting and meaningful relationship with patients, acting as a mentor, managing the logistics of patient arrival and departure; managing follow-up appointment, building community with both patients and supporting staffs for assisting in patient growth and recovery; and helping in transition by providing any additional service as needed.

In order to provide this type of life-altering experience,

Specialists are expected to possess these skills and abilities – extensive knowledge of community services, fluency in more than one language, knowledge of Medicaid care, flexibility to travel, and demonstrable peer support experience. While a high school diploma may be considered enough, it is always advisable to have been trained in the relevant work area.

Certified Peer Specialist Resume example

Certified Peer Specialist Resume

Headline : Experience has been in service to others. Seeking to calm and comfort is main interest in life. Care of people of all ages, classes, and circumstances.

Skills : Typing, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Facilitated activities with clients in the center.
    2. Facilitated individual peer counseling and completed accurate documentation.
    3. Mentored others regarding the pathways of recovery and encouraging conditions that promote self-determination, empowerment, and personal growth.
    4. Worked with people who have mental health issues to meet the goals that they themselves set, help set up, and take to doctors' appointments.
    5. Helped order medication and make sure that they understand the medication that they were on, taught daily living skills such as cooking.
    6. Able to watch some of the consumers that worked with growing and make a change that they needed in order to move forward with their lives.
    7. Provided peer support for teenagers and adults in behavioral health, as well as documenting through Sharenote software all required paperwork.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Peer Specialist


Certified Peer Specialist Resume

Headline : Seeking a position with organization as a Certified Peer Specialist, where may utilize skills to aid, teach, and support others in their recovery process.

Skills : Communication, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Supported homeless and formerly homeless participants in their challenges with mental illness, substance abuse, and daily living skills.
    2. Served as part of a Community Integration Team designed to reconnect participants with the communities they lived in.
    3. Developed a Life Skills program that helped PTHPA participants re-acclimate to daily living utilizing coping skills, interpersonal relationship building.
    4. Connected PTHPA participants to a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral program.
    5. Enhanced the ability to make positive changed in thinking and decision-making processes.
    6. Development and implementation of positive activities and programs to aid participants in greater quality of life.
    7. Planned and helped each peer to resolve his or her own problem by asking probing problem-solving questions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Certified Peer Specialist II Resume

Headline : To use the skills and knowledge I have acquired as a CPS working in the mental health field for more than four years. To take advantage of other trainings through the Institute of Recovery.

Skills : Certified peer specialist, Community Integration.

Description :

    1. Assisted participants leaving the justice system and re-entering the community in recovery from mental illness.
    2. Coordinated resources and advocating for clients.
    3. Developed paperwork for the new programs and maintained record of services.
    4. Facilitated Seeking Safety and Hearing Voices, Seeing Things support groups and online support groups, and trained other peer specialists in Florida.
    5. Responsible for hiring, training, and initially supervising subsequent FIRST peer specialists.
    6. Assisted consumers in identifying strengths.
    7. Assisted consumers in identifying recovery and wellness Assisting consumers in setting objectives.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Rehabilitation

Certified Peer Specialist I Resume

Objective : Assisting others to reach their full potential through dedication, training and the utilization of creative mentoring skills.

Skills : Counselor, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Completed the fulfillment on a personal level, as watched consumers grow and change over time.
    2. Built on a professional level was the building block for their success.
    3. Mutual trusted and respected were earned and the changes were often times major.
    4. Convicted to persevere even through the toughest of cases.
    5. Evaluated consumer actions to prepare ITP, creative mentoring skills, strong teaching abilities, professionalism.
    6. Worked closely with patients with mental illness to cope.
    7. Helped with daily living activities, and generally improve the quality of their lives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Psychology

Certified Peer Specialist III Resume

Summary : Peer Support Specialists strive to empower individuals to achieve their hopes, dreams, and goals, and connect them with their personal recovery journey.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Certified Peer Specialist as well as a backup intake specialist for our D&A program.
    2. Registered for our mental health program duties as a Certified Peer Specialist & Certified Wrap Facilitator.
    3. Helped navigate our people through our intensive outpatient program as well to help our people navigate through our outpatient program.
    4. Motivated and encouraged to help by informing our people about available resources that may help improve their quality of life in and out of treatment.
    5. Facilitated a weekly Peer Support Meeting.
    6. Completed the entire process once a person is either referred by another agency or if they are a self-referral.
    7. Scheduled the person in that for an intake, after the person comes in the process all of the paperwork go over all the information.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Sociology

Certified Peer Specialist/Representative Resume

Summary : Creative, motivated, results-driven individual with outstanding organizational ability. Excellent interpersonal, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills. Ability to work independently or in a group with minimum direction.

Skills : People Person, Customer Service, Documentation.

Description :

    1. Designated Broward County local health planning entity.
    2. Committed to delivering health and human service innovations at the national, state, and local levels through planning, direct services.
    3. Certified Peer Specialist From a recovery perspective, it provides a strength-based assessment of an individual's abilities, strengths, and assets.
    4. Encouraged the development of a symptom management "toolkit" for individuals providing recovery-based education and support.
    5. Provided observation of an individual's capacity and functioning and report any changes to the clinical team member.
    6. Responsible for accurate documentation and maintaining case files.
    7. Required by agency policy, government regulations, and applicable local, state, and federal codes.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Social Work

Certified Peer Specialist/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Assist in the development of recovery and peer support by engaging in and supporting peer relationships. Assisting clients in setting and pursuing their recovery goals.

Skills : Quick Books, AS 400.

Description :

    1. Taught the skills necessary to support your recovery or help to acquire those skills for self-sufficiency.
    2. Assisted in finding out what services are available and support the right to choose between them.
    3. Assisted in identifying what natural supports are in place and to utilize those supports as needed.
    4. Supported an understanding of wellness and help to regain hope and self-worth.
    5. Met in the home, community, and provider agency.
    6. Services provided by peer specialists vary on individual needs and to assist in acquiring community resources to provide hope for the future.
    7. Assisted Consumers One-on-one and in a group setting with communication needs, scheduling appointments, finding rescores.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Lead Certified Peer Specialist Resume

Summary : Healthcare experience, seven years worked with handicapped patients in home and community environment. Completed class for CNA, passed state testing.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Worked with veterans to develop and implement a personal recovering plan.
    2. Often include support groups and individual therapy, basic health care maintenance, stable housing, improvements to family and personal relationships.
    3. Assisted veterans in developing empowerment skills and combating stigma through self- advocacy.
    4. Provided individual and group sessions through the use of role-playing modeling techniques.
    5. Taught and role models the value of every individual recovery experience.
    6. Comprehensive knowledge of signs and symptoms of mental illness and understanding of common psychiatric disorders.
    7. Applied a professional knowledge of counseling, including 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Associate Certified Peer Specialist Resume

Summary : Peer Support Specialist is a person who has walked the path of recovery from mental illness and is employed to assist others in their journeys of recovery.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Attended various training seminars each year to maintain certified peer status.
    2. Completed Older Adult Certified Peer training.
    3. Headed Diabetes groups to help educate diabetic peers on dietary, medicinal, and exercise regimens.
    4. Attained social services aide status.
    5. Served as an alternative to an emergency room visit or inpatient hospitalization for adults experiencing emotional distress or crisis.
    6. Placed offers a personal connection to experience a crisis as an opportunity for growth and change.
    7. Counseled related to crisis situations, short term, in-depth counseling, and group counseling.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Certified Peer Specialist/Executive Resume

Summary : Position as Provider of Human Services employing the following experience, Assisting consumers both telephonically and personally. Strong organizational skills and ability to complete multiple tasks.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Met with clients suffering from chronic mental illness in their homes to assist with daily living activities.
    2. Offered emotional support to assist clients in self-advocacy at appointments and in the community.
    3. Located resources available based on client needs.
    4. Taught skills pertaining to self-sufficiency such as cleaning, cooking, organizing, scheduling, and personal care.
    5. Acted as a role model and provide a demonstration if required.
    6. Acted as a support person to help clients be actively involved in their mental health treatment.
    7. Processed the necessary paperwork for insurance submission.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Psychology

Certified Peer Specialist Resume

Summary : To be apart of an organization were can utilize skills and be a team member. Looking for a company were can have a long future.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Organized.

Description :

    1. Worked with consumers to further their recovery.
    2. Assisted them in acquiring and developing the skill sets needed to do this.
    3. Filled out required documentation at every visit.
    4. Assisted consumers in creating goals for themselves.
    5. Completed many pieces of training that were required for the job or that was of interest to further job.
    6. Helped consumers with their goals.
    7. Able to be flexible to handle any situation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA