Peer Support Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Houston, TX
  • $13-$17 USD / Hour
  • Full Time
  • Houston, TX
  • $13-$17 USD / Hour

Marvelous Counseling & Therapy, PLLC

Marvelous Counseling & Therapy, PLLC provides a range of therapeutic services to meet the need of our clients and their families. Our goal is early evaluation and treatment, resulting in a positive impact and life success for our clients. Marvelous Counseling & Therapy, PLLC is credentialed and contracted with Texas Medicaid to provide home and community-based mental health services.

Marvelous Counseling & Therapy, PLLC is currently looking for passionate people looking to help serve families and communities one client at a time. Our goal is to reach and motivate families to maximize their potential to live a MARVELOUS life!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Behavior & Mental Health Support Coordinator, the Peer Support Specialist delivers mental health care services and programs to the community at large by performing and providing the following services in a professional manner and in a professional atmosphere:


Maintain confidential records in relation to the client’s treatment
Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, to help them develop insight within themselves and current/ future relationships
Collect information through interviews, observations, and/or tests
Encourage clients to aid in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes
Develop and implement treatment plans based on experience and knowledge
Fill out and maintain progress notes for the applicant in an accurate and timely manner
Evaluate the client’s physical and mental condition according to the client’s information
Refer clients to other community resources if needed
Act as a client advocate in regard to emergency crisis situations
Modify treatment for the client in accordance with changes in the client’s status
Support systems to assist in understanding the client’s behavior
Monitor client use of medication if applicable
Plan or organize programs of work, study, recreation, or social activities for clients
Learn about new advances in the Qualified Mental Health Professional field by attending seminars, courses, and/or conferences.
Must pass and maintain all Center-mandated trainings.


Bilingual (Spanish) plus
Good spelling and grammar skills.
Ability to write progress notes according to standards, assessments, brief mental status exams, memos, letters, various complex reports and miscellaneous other documents with acceptable spelling and grammar.
Computer skilled in the use of technology with Microsoft Office and all Google applications.
High School Diploma
Driver’s License (Required)
Salary: $13-$17 p/h

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