The Temple Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses in the College of Public Health’s Social and Behavioral Sciences department is seeking to hire two part time (20 hrs.
week) Community Inclusion Peer Support Specialists.
The Community Inclusion Peer Support Specialist will be responsible for the facilitation of a peer-led intervention (transportation intervention, internet peer support intervention) being tested by the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion.
Primary responsibilities include : conducting assessments, co-developing treatment plans with individual clients, facilitating intervention activities, and documenting intervention processes and participant outcomes.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience :
At least 1 year of directly related experience in peer counseling including clinical experience supporting community participation for individuals with serious mental illnesses.
Completion of a Certified Peer Specialist Training course, with documentation. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities :
This is a grant-funded position.
TempleUniversity values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for allpersons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status,national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or anyother status protected by law.
Compliance Statement : In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution.
Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.