peer support specialist resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Dedicated professional with strong background in providing evidence-based counseling services to individuals, couples and families. Skilled in developing treatment plans, conducting assessments and documenting progress. Committed to advocating for mental health and well-being of clients.

  • Peer Support
  • Supporting Daily Living Needs
  • Peer Interaction
  • Effective Listening
  • Emotional Support
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Family Assistance
  • Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Planning Skills
  • Independent Living
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Social Activity Planning
  • Creative Solutions
  • Communication Abilities
  • Community Outreach Programs
  • Best Practices and Standards
  • Crisis Situations
  • Exemplary Communication
  • Arranging Transportation
  • Living Skills Assistance
  • Community Integration
  • Cognitive Behavior Practices
  • Wellness Checks
  • Community Services Information
  • Leadership Skills
  • Safety Protocols
  • Life Support Technique Skills
  • Interpersonal Ability
  • Communications Strategies
  • Community Resources and Education
Work History
07/2013 to Current
Peer Support Specialist Anchorage Community Mental Health Services Anchorage, AK, Boardman, OR
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of recovery and wellness principles and shared this information with others struggling during recovery.
  • Communicated with individuals' family members, offering information and insight into support services available at community level.
  • Assisted individuals in identifying and re-engaging with family, friends and other natural supports to build support system..
  • Collaborated with other professionals to coordinate comprehensive care for clients.
  • Fostered relationships with partner agencies and other interested parties to build pipeline of supportive services.
  • Participated in clinical staffing meetings and coordinated with clinical staff to develop and implement individualized treatment plans.
  • Determined clients' risk of self-harm or other dangerous behaviors.
  • Supported individuals dealing with mental health and emotional issues.
  • Adapted counseling techniques to best suit individual needs of each client.
  • Transported individuals to medical appointments and support meetings whenever needed.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Developed treatment plans to help clients build self-confidence and resilience.
  • Facilitated group counseling sessions to support and encourage client growth.
10/2012 to 07/2013
Cook Barrett Business Services Ballico, CA, Hermiston, OR
  • Coordinated checklists to keep kitchen clean, stocked and sanitary.
  • Prepared and served various food items in fast-paced environment.
  • Worked closely with kitchen team to meet high demand with delicious, on-recipe foods.
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Maintained clean and organized work areas at all times to bring safety and quality to food preparation process.
  • Adjusted recipes based on ingredient availability or customer request.
09/2012 to 02/2013
Front Desk Representative Country Springs Hotel Pewaukee, WI, Hermiston, OR
  • Answered multi-line phone system to respond to inquiries and transfer calls to correct departments and personnel.
  • Prepared weekly employee work schedules to meet operational needs.
  • Answered customer telephone calls promptly and appropriately handled needs.
  • Delivered above-and-beyond service to guests by making outside venue reservations and setting up tours.
09/2005 to 09/2008
In-Home Care Giver Care At Home City, STATE, Payette, ID
  • Provided transportation and appointments management.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals, and care plans to accurately document and report patient progress.
  • Administered medications to patients and remained vigilant for negative side effects.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Trained new caregivers in agency policies and proper methods to meet clients' needs.
Expected in to to
Associate of Science: Medical Assisting
Keiser University - Fort Lauderdale, FL,
Expected in 05/2001 to to
High School Diploma:
Midvale High School - Midvale, ID,
  • NCPS - National Certified Peer Specialist
Limited Working
Limited Working

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School Attended

  • Keiser University
  • Midvale High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Cook
  • Front Desk Representative
  • In-Home Care Giver


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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