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The Peer Specialist delivers services to those individuals who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and whose needs have not been met by more traditional service delivery approaches.


Provide outreach to clients and/or their families in the field and by phone to facilitate engagement in services and to offer linkage to community resources.
• Provide recovery readiness support through linkage to community services, including medical, residential, benefits/entitlements, self-help, transportation, and other needed services.
• Accompany clients to self-help, DSS, medical, and/or other appointments to facilitate their engagement and follow through as needed.
• Foster teamwork and develop positive working relationships with community providers.
• Advocate and coordinate seamless care transitions and person-centered care.
• Assess situations to determine importance, urgency, risk, and the need to communicate with the team to meet client’s immediate needs.
• Complete thorough and timely documentation.
• Travel to various locations.
• Abide by FSL’s Code of Ethics.
• All other duties as assigned.

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