An official website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
This page, Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Training, is offered by

Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Training

Information about Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Trainingsf

This training will prepare Certified Peer Specialists and Recovery Coaches, age 50+, to use their existing experience, skills and training to work with older adults living with behavioral health challenges. Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Services are now covered by certain MassHealth Waiver.s for Older Adults. Training will include an understanding of behavioral health and co-occurring physical issues as they relate to aging. Topics covered include: the aging process, suicide, wellness, substance use, dementia, physical illness, mental health challenges, aging in place, and community resources. Participants will increase their level of expertise while gaining specialized techniques that support older adults. Over 100 individuals have been trained in MA.

Contact Information

Address

25 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114

Fax

Fax (617 626-8131)

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events scheduled

More Information

Feedback