Master Class: The Family Caregiver’s House of Cards

At the end of the workshop, you’ll better understand
how to support family caregivers so they can receive help.

Course: Master Class: The Family Caregiver’s House of Cards
Time Commitment: One-hour workshop available on demand. You'll receive immediate access to the workshop after enrolling.
Objective: At the end of the workshop, you’ll better understand how to support family caregivers so they can receive help.
Levels: Anyone interested in supporting family caregivers so they receive help and support. Our master class is perfect for financial planners, elderlaw attorneys, trust officers, church staff, senior care providers, case managers and anyone who serves or supports family caregivers.
Instructor:
Denise M. Brown, founder The Caregiving Years Training Academy.
Cost: $27.

What You Get:

  • A one-hour workshop you can watch on demand or via the live training that happens in October.

Course Description

We often hear that family caregivers refuse help during their caregiving experience. In this class, we explore the challenges family caregivers face which can impact their ability to accept help. Family caregivers build a fragile house of cards during their caregiving experience. Their house of cards gives them stability, routine and consistency. Their focus is to keep the house standing. Changes, including the good ones like adding help, threaten that delicate house of cards. In this class, we’ll talk about ways you can support family caregivers so they can receive help and support without jeopardizing their house of cards.

If you’d like to add even more insights, consider enrolling in our Master Class: The Caregiving Experience or our Master Caregiving Facilitator training.

Learning Objectives
The program objectives are:

  1. Learn about a family caregiver’s house of cards and what creates that house of cards.
  2. Understand the threats to the family caregiver’s house of cards and how those threats make accepting help a challenge.
  3. Gain strategies to use in conversations with family caregivers so you can help them accept help and support.

CEUs
We are approved to provide 1 continuing education hour for the list of professionals below. Continuing education hours are provided by the Continuing Education Institute of Illinois.

  • Certified Dementia Practitioner®
    We can provide 1 continuing education credit for Certified Dementia Practitioners® in all 50 states.
  • Certified Senior Advisor®
    We can provide 1 continuing education credit for Certified Senior Advisors® in all 50 states.
  • Nurses
    We can provide 1 continuing education credit for nurses in all 50 states.
  • Professional Coaches
    Professional coaches can earn 1 hours for resource development in all 50 states.

We also are approved to provide CEUs for health care professionals throughout the United States. You can check the map created by our CEU provider, Continuing Education Institute of Illinois, to see if we can provide CEUs for your profession in your state. (Scroll down the page to see the map.)

We are approved to provide CEUs for the following Illinois professions:

  • Counselor-Professional/Clinical
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physician
  • Psychologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Social Worker

Certificate
After completing our one-hour course and passing your online exam, you'll receive a Master Class: A Family Caregiver’s House of Cards certificate. If you require CEUs, you'll also receive a CEU certificate.

About Denise, Your Instructor
Denise M. Brown began supporting individuals who care for a family member in 1990, launching one of the first online communities for family caregivers. She provides insights and comfort to those navigating challenging relationships, experiences and situations.She trains former family caregivers and health care professionals to become Certified Caregiving Consultants and Educators. Learn more about Denise.

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