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Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Training

June 6 - June 8

| Free

DMH, in conjunction with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, and Mystic Valley Elder Services, is holding another Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Training

June 6 – 8
Mystic Valley Elder Services, Malden

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This 3-day training will prepare current Certified Peer Specialists and Recovery Coaches, age 55+, to utilize existing experience, skills and training to work with Older Adults in traditional behavioral health settings and in senior services. Training will include an understanding of mental health and co-occurring issues as they relate to aging . Issues include: suicide, wellness, physical illness, trauma, mental health, substance use, and community resources specific to aging. Peers will increase their level of expertise while gaining specialized techniques that support Older Adults.

For more information and an application contact Rob Walker: [email protected][dot]ma[dot]us

Details

Start:
June 6
End:
June 8
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Mystic Valley Elder Services
Malden, MA United States

Organizer

Rob Walker, DMH Office of Recovery & Empowerment
Phone:
office (617) 626-8275 cell (617) 694-4023
Email:
Website:
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dmh/