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Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Training in Lebanon County

May 29 - May 31

This training will prepare current Certified Peer Specialiststo utilize existing experience, skills and training to work with Older Adults living with behavioral health disorders. Training will include an understanding of mental health and co-occurring issues as they relate to aging issues. Peers will increase their level of expertise while gaining specialized techniques that support Older Adults.

Educational Objectives:

At the completion of this seminar, participants will have an understanding of the issues encountered by older adults including:

  • Aging composition (demographics)
  • Healthy aging
  • Cultural competency
  • Depression, anxiety, hoarding, cognitive impairment, substance use, & co-occurring physical illness in older adults
  • Suicide in older adults
  • Care giving
  • Community resources
  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan
  • Stages of Change 

Who: Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition

What: Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Training

When: May 29 – 31

Where: Wellspan – Philhaven, 283 South Butler Rd, Lebanon, PA

Cost: $400.00

Registration: http://www.olderpa.org/event-2876714

 

Details

Start:
May 29
End:
May 31

Organizer

Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition
Phone:
717-857-3163
Email:
anne@olderpa.org
Website:
http://www.olderpa.org

Venue

Philhaven Training Center
283 S. Butler Rd
Lebanon, PA 17064 United States
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