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Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Training
June 6 – June 8
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
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