What is it like working as a Certified Peer Specialist?
Certified Peer Specialist in Brooklyn:
"I enjoy my career have been doing it for many years."
Pros: Sharing my life experience with other Veterans and letting them know that if I can make it, with my mental illness so can they.
Cons: The commute is to much at times.
What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Certified Peer Specialist in Council Bluffs:
"Mental Health Experiences Can Develop Into A Profession."
Patience, persistence and effective communication are essential skills.