This is a 12 hour training for Peers that are seeking specialization in working with the older adults community. Applying recovery values and a strength based perspective for working with this community. Learning objectives include: Older Adults in the US and disparities in: Vulnerable groups, Income among older adults, Ethnicity in older adults, What is aging “normally”? The impact of Covid on older adults, The status of mental health on older adults, An overview of mandated reporting for adults, employee rights as pertains to CPS workers. Motivational interviewing skill and an overview of recovery values.