Wales Education Services (WES) also known as the Texas Peer Specialist Certification Board is a DBA of Wales Counseling Center, PLLC. We are designated by the Texas Health and Human Service Commission (HHSC) to certify peers, peer supervisors, and peer training entities in accordance with the standards for Peer Support as a Medicaid Benefit.

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      Peer Specialist Certification

      We provide Certification for Mental Health Peer Specialist and Recovery Support Peer Specialist.

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      Peer Supervisor Certification

      We provide the initial  Peer Specialist Supervisor Certification and renewals.

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      Training Entity Certification

      We provide Training Entity Certification with annual monitoring to ensure the training entities continue to meet standards.

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      Peer Reciprocity Certification

      We evaluate credentials of peers holding certifications from other states to determine if they meet or exceed the standards outlined by Texas Administrative Code for Medicaid reimbursement eligibility.  Please contact us for more information: 817-723-0689

What is Peer Support?

Peer Support comes from someone who has lived experience and gives encouragement and assistance to help someone else with mental illness or substance use achieve long-term recovery. Peers offer emotional support, share knowledge, teach skills, provide practical assistance, and connect people with resources, opportunities and communities of support.

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Want to learn more about the Peer Specialist Certification?

Ready to take the next step? Fill out our online form or call or text us directly at 214-519-9473. We are here to support you. Your information will remain confidential and we will respond to you with utmost urgency.