The Peer Specialist functions as an interdisciplinary team member, assisting in a rehabilitation treatment program. Peer specialists perform a variety of therapeutic and supportive tasks based on their own recovery experience, and supporting Veterans in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services. Duties include, but not limited to the following: Participates in the service, training, consultation, and other professional activities of VA health care services and functions as a fully vested member of the multidisciplinary team; Serves as a recovery agent by providing and advocating for effective wellness and holistic recovery-based services that aid Veterans in daily living; Observes behaviors that might indicate difficulty adapting or responding to treatment (e.g., missed asses
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