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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.

Learning Objectives

Learners who participate in this learning activity will be able to:

  1. Understand how peer support can assist older adults in the community 
  2. Understand older adult mental health needs and related support options 
  3. 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.

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