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Acadia Healthcare Peer Support Specialist in Lancaster, South Carolina



  • Provide a wide range of activities to assist patients in exercising control over their own lives and their recovery or resilience-building process.

  • Provide peer mentoring or coaching, including personalized and tailored services and supports to meet the preferences and unique needs of the person/family and support recovery goals/planning through assisting and supporting goal setting and use of decision-making strategies.

  • Provide recovery resources

  • Facilitate and lead recovery, educational and support groups. Educational activities include, as applicable, self-advocacy, wellness, life skills, goal setting, parenting skills and decision-making skills.

  • Advocate with and for the person and their family.

  • Complete documentation of group and/or individual interventions in an accurate manner and file within 24 hours of service.

  • Complete documentation of assessments in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Participate in weekly meetings and supervisions to enhance communication and efficacy of treatment.

  • Actively contributes to PI/QI efforts participating in problem-solving, root cause analysis and/or assisting in collection of data.

  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.


  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.




  • Leadership: Intermediate

  • Oral Communication: Intermediate

  • Attention to Detail: Advanced

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)