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Peer Specialist-Next Steps Program

  6/12/2019   NAMI San Diego
 Job Description        

• Demonstrate ability to relate to the needs and concerns of individuals seeking mental health services, substance use services or co-occurring disorders services. • Welcome and orient newly admitted individuals to the San Diego County Emergency Psychiatric Unit and County Psychiatric Hospital. • Offer message of hope. • Provide individuals with support and encouragement. • Share lived experience when appropriate. • Model recovery. • Connect or reconnect individuals with family support when possible. • Attend hospital treatment team meetings and clinical rounds. • Participate in the development of hospital treatment plans and discharge plans. • Attend daily hospital team huddle meetings. • Collaborate with hospital team colleagues. • Lead hospital groups as assigned. More info:



• Minimum High School Diploma or GED, some college preferred. • Self-identified as a peer. • Grounded in his/her personal recovery. • Successful completion of Peer Employment Training program and/or Career Pathways in Behavioral Health. • Work experience as a Peer strongly preferred. • Knowledge of San Diego County’s behavioral health and social services. • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. • Basic knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel), email and web navigation. More info:


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