The position functions as an interdisciplinary team member, assisting physicians and other professional/non-professional personnel in a rehabilitation treatment program. Peer specialists perform a variety of therapeutic and supportive tasks including assisting Veterans in articulating their goals for recovery, learning and practicing new skills, assisting them in their treatment, modeling effective coping techniques and self help strategies based on the peer specialist's own recovery experience. Duties include, but are not limited to: Working with Veterans with very complex mental illnesses and challenging situations that require effective communication and decision-making skills. Serving as a recovery agent by providing and advocating for effective wellness and ho
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