Speaker: Karen L. Fortuna, PhD, LICSW and Robert Walker, MS, COAPS
Dates: Tuesdays Feb 20th – Mar 26th
Time: 10AM-12PM PT / 11AM-1PM MT / 12-2PM CT / 1-3PM ET
This training is designed to promote rapid uptake of digital peer support and is designed specifically to address the needs of older adults, including evidence-based principles associated with normal aging and technology, accessing and engaging older adults in technology-based recovery services, resources to age in place, aging successfully, education on whole health, sharing your lived experience of aging with mental health and/or co-morbid physical health challenges, and defining values & setting goals. Please note that in order to receive a certificate of attendance you must attend all 6 sessions.
Learners who participate in this learning activity will be able to:
- Understand how peer support can assist older adults in the community
- Understand older adult mental health needs and related support options
- Develop expertise in identifying free or low-cost technologies for older adults
02/20/24: Older Adult Mental Health Needs
02/27/24: How to Engage Service Users with Technology and Assist Older Adults in the Community
03/05/24: Understand how to Address Older Adult Mental Health Needs Using Evidence-Based Practices
03/12/24: Bonding and Connection with Older Adults and ways to Promote Supportive Relationships
03/19/24: Available Technologies in the Community that can Support Aging in Place
03/26/24: Privacy and Confidentiality and Engagement in Technology as an Option for Supporting Older Adults
Please register HERE.