Date of Award
Master of Social Work
School of Social Work
This study looked at the Senior Peer Counseling Program to see what motivated these seniors to volunteer. Much research has been done on voluteering and the older adult population, much of it showing the benefits of volunteering on the health and well-being of the seniors that volunteer. The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health's Agewise program has has a Senior Peer Counseling Program in effect since 1987 and increased it through MHSA (Mental Health Services Act) funding in 2007.
Kleppe, Stephanie Auld, "Motivation for paticipation in the senior peer counseling program" (2011). Theses Digitization Project. 3991.