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Senior Peer Counseling Workshop: Fall 2017

Wilshire Community Services

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM - Friday, November 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

Senior Peer Counseling Workshop: Fall 2017

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Senior Peer Counseling Workshop Nov 3, 2017 Free  
Advanced Seminar Series Nov 5, 2017 Free  
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SENIOR PEER COUNSELING WORKSHOP
 
Wilshire Community Services is offering a two-day comprehensive workshop on aging, with professionals who work directly with older adults in multiple disciplines and fields of work.  

This workshop is geared towards an individual that would like continuing education in the field of aging and counseling, and completes the first 16 hours of the Senior Peer Counseling training to become a senior peer counselor (must be 55+ years old). 


WORKSHOP INFORMATION

  • Thursday and Friday, November 2nd & 3rd, 9:00am-4:00pm 
  • Wilshire Community Services, 285 South Street Suite J, San Luis Obispo, CA 93449

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  If you will be moving on as a senior peer counselor volunteer, please there will be additional Advanced Seminars & Clinical Oversight throughout the program (see below).
 
ADVANCED SEMINAR SERIES 

The Senior Peer Counseling program trains volunteers age 55+ to provide free in-home supportive counseling to seniors. The Senior Peer Counseling program trains volunteers age 55+ to provide free in-home supportive counseling to seniors. Peer Counselors offer skilled listening and guidance to help older adults navigate the ups and downs of aging. Counselors are trained to provide qualityservices that have been shown to improve the quality of life of older adults and support their independence as they face various life circumstances.Volunteers benefit from a free specialized training, mileage reimbursement, weekly professional supervision, on-going training opportunities, and enjoy camaraderie with fellow Counselors.  Dates and Topics Announced Soon.

To become a Senior Peer Counselor, you must complete the workshop and advanced seminar series. 

Have questions about Senior Peer Counseling Workshop: Fall 2017? Contact Wilshire Community Services

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Wilshire Community Services
285 South Street
Suite J
San Luis Obisp, CA

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM - Friday, November 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM (PDT)


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Wilshire Community Services

Wilshire Community Services supports individuals and families throughout San Luis Obispo County who are facing challenging circumstances and difficult life transitions. Together, Wilshire Community Services’ three primary organizations – Caring Callers, Senior Peer Counseling and Creative Mediation – provide possibilities for healing, connection, resolution and renewal.

 

 Our work is always compassionate, safe and confidential. Through our unique combination of programs and services, Wilshire Community Services’ clients experience the benefits of new connections and strong relationships, trusted listening through life’s ups and downs, and a forum to resolve conflict by having the difficult conversations that matter most. The impact of our work is measured by the positive life changes each of our clients experiences.

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