Family Peer Support Specialist (Mobile Response and Stabilization Services) – Portage County, OH

Coleman Health Services – Kent, OH 

Coleman Health Services, formerly Coleman Professional Services (CPS), is a nationally recognized not-for-profit provider of behavioral health and rehabilitation programs to foster recovery, build independence, and change destinies for individuals, families, and businesses in our community. 

We are seeking a Family Peer Support Specialist to provide peer support services as a member of the Portage County Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) Team. The family peer support specialist provides guidance, hope and support towards recovery through personal experience and growth on a reciprocal basis. 

Duties Include:

  • Mentor and assist youth and families through mental health crises and restore calm within the family
  • Assist in identifying resources, supports and services based on youth and family needs
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the MRSS team to further support youth and families throughout the stabilization and transition phases
  • Function as part of an interdisciplinary team and develop and maintain effective relationships with community professionals. 

Candidates will have lived experience as a parent or caregiver of a child who has been involved with behavioral healthcare services, have and maintain an excellent driving record, and have at least a high school diploma. Preferred candidates will also hold a peer support certification through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. 

Benefits options include health, life, pension, paid time off, and more. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. E.O.E. 

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