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MATCH - Certified Peer Specialist -P (CPS - Parent) - Region 3



Lawrenceville, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

View Point Health is a community behavioral health center utilizing a team of psychiatrists, nurses, licensed counselors and social workers, and other professionals to provide services to individuals who need treatment and support to cope with mental illness, substance abuse, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. View Point Health serves uninsured, underinsured, low-income Medicaid, Medicare, war veterans and some private insurance across multiple locations with a full continuum of behavioral health services and support. The services provided by View Point Health contribute to the reduction in homelessness, reduction in crime and subsequent incarcerations, higher graduation rates, lower dropout rates, decreased ER visits and decreased inpatient admissions.

View Point Health provides support to families whose youth ages 6-21 (to include transition age youth and young adults, ages 14-26) have complex mental health needs where Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) support might offer support in: Assisting youth, young adults and families in gaining skills to promote their recovery journey (self-advocacy, problem solving, goal setting, coping skills, etc.); providing crisis support; supporting individuals in community meetings; assisting in understanding various system processes and how these relate to the recovery process; helping identify natural supports; helping access supports which maintain youth and young adults in the least restrictive setting possible; supporting families in identifying and accessing basic and other family resource needs; helping youth, young adults and families envision and achieve a meaningful and purposeful life by identifying and building on their strengths and addressing their concerns, needs and opportunities; encouraging the importance of self-care; addressing the need to maintain whole health and wellness; and drawing upon their own experience to help the youth, young adults and families find and maintain hope as a tool for progress towards recovery.

This partnership allows us to implement the required and allowable activities by studying, developing, and piloting a formalized multi-agency care coordination protocol focused on removing barriers and expediting access to the right care at the right time for youth and families.


MATCH - Certified Peer Specialist -P (CPS - Parent) - Region 3


Applicants who do not apply using the link above will NOT be considered.

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High School diploma/GED and three (3) years of job-related experience in a social services-related position; or One (1) year of experience at the lower level Social Svcs Tech 2 (SST011) or equivalent position.
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