Certified Peer Support Specialist Employment Opportunities

Twentieth District Court

  • Madison and Rankin Counties
  • Please send resume to Jessica Carr Culpepper, Adult Drug Treatment Court Coordinator
  • Phone: 601-573-9325
  • Email: Jessica.carr@Madison-co.com

Region 15 Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Services

  • Send resumes to Down Brown, dbrown@warren-yazoo.org.

Singing River Services
Gautier, MS
Opening for Adult CPSS

  • Send resumes to Crystal Cox, Alcohol and Drug Director, Stevens Center, Region 14
  • Email her at ccox@singingriverservices.org

Mississippi Behavioral Health Services
Multiple locations
Openings for Parent/Caregiver CPSS

  • Openings in Batesville, Clarksdale, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Holly Springs, Jackson, Meridian, Vicksburg
  • Provide individual Peer Support Services in the community.
  • Assist clients in restoring, rehabilitating and developing social and interpersonal skills.
  • Help restore, rehabilitate and support the development of daily living skills
  • Help improve each client’s self-management of the negative effects of psychiatric or emotional symptoms
  • Assist in implementing the Recovery Support Plan
  • Communicate client’s status on a regular basis, including, but not limited to change in mood or functioning, medical issues and all crisis and health and safety issues.
  • Contact Kelcey Steinriede at ksssteinriede.mbhs@gmail.com for more information.

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources (Region 12)
Hattiesburg, MS
Openings for Parent/Caregiver, Young Adult, and Adult CPSS

  • Provide support and consultation to person served/family
  • Provide emergency crisis services to persons served/families under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees
  • Participate in team staffing and function as a member of the person’s team
  • Act as a community liaison and provide community education services as needed
  • Develop structured activities to enhance community living skills, community integration, rehabilitation, resiliency & recovery
  • Provide expertise about the recovery process, symptom management, and the persistence required by persons served to have a satisfying life;
  • Assist with maximizing personal choice, self-determination & decision making in the planning, delivery, & evaluation of treatment, rehabilitation & support services.
  • Contact Natalie Bond at Natalie.Bond@pbmhr.org or Maranda Osborn at Maranda.Osborn@pbmhr.org for more information.

Region 8 Mental Health
Brandon, MS
Opening for Adult CPSS

  • The Peer Support Specialist will provide face to face interventions to consumers.
  • Provide opportunities for consumers to direct their own recovery process and provide resources to help achieve their goals.
  • Serve as a positive role model and demonstrate a professional and caring attitude toward coworkers and consumers.
  • Ensure confidentiality of all consumers.
  • Participate in monthly meetings.
  • Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED and a valid Mississippi driver’s license
  • Contact Connie Frazier at cfrazier@region8mhs.org for more information.

Singing River Services
Gautier, MS
Opening for Adult CPSS

  • Assist individuals receiving services with identifying objectives to reach personal goals for recovery.
  • Provide assistance to individuals receiving services with creating a wellness Recovery Action Plan.
  • Implement specific interventions based on individual’s goals.
  • Provide group sessions and/or individual/family support to facilitate problem-solving techniques and social skill building.
  • Assist individuals receiving services with identification of natural/community supports.
  • Contact Courtney Chappell, HR Director at employment at singingriverservices.org for more information.