Sessions Tagged With 'family caregiving'

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Part I Medicaid and Military Families: An Introduction

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:00 am EST

This module, the first in a three part series, will provide an overview of the Medicaid program. Participants will learn about the overall purposes of the Medicaid program; its relevance to military families, especially those with family members who have special needs....

Enhancing the Work of Professionals Serving Military Caregivers and Service Members

Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Rachel Brauner, Andy Crocker

Join the eXtension Child and Family Learning Network and Military Family Caregiving for a free webinar on enhancing the work of professionals who serve military caregivers and service members.Approximately 22 million veterans, spanning from multiple generations and eras of...

Overview of Suicide Risk Assessment & Prevention

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:00 am EST

Managing suicide risk can often be a challenging experience for patients and providers alike. This 60 minute webinar will highlight various techniques that will help better prepare providers on how to manage these challenging situations. The presenter will provide you...

Handling Marital Conflict Constructively: It Starts with Me, & Begins with "I"

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

Any relationship is bound to experience conflict and it is clear that all couples have differences and disagreements. Military Service Members and their Spouses often experience unique challenges that come with military life, the truth is every conflict can be resolved if...

Give Care. Take Care.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker

While caregiving may present itself as a natural extension of one’s relationship, some of the tasks associated with caregiving may be new or different for both the caregiver and service member. Caregivers may have to assume the role of surrogate decision-maker for their...

Caregiver Compassion Fatigue

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

The evaluation and post-test can be found at: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9uYbDQY1EIgyQXHThe negative impact of traumatic events can extend beyond those who directly experienced the trauma to family members and professionals who support the traumatized...

Caregiver Identity Discrepancy & Implications for Practice

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

Participants will be introduced to basic tenants of the Caregiver Identity Theory and implications of the theory for understanding the caregiving experience and its impact on caregivers. A center piece of this perspective is the assertion that the caregiving role is not a...

Hidden Heroes: America's Military Caregivers

Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

Military caregivers play an essential role in caring for injured or wounded service members and veterans. Yet playing this role can impose a substantial physical, emotional, and financial toll on caregivers. This presentation will provide an overview of RAND’s recent...

Effects of Visible & Invisible Parent Combat Injuries on Military Families

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

This webinar will review the research literature on optimal child and family development and barriers to this optimal functioning. Drawing from both the civilian and the military literature, the presenters will provide guidance on what sets the stage for successful family...

Make Simple Changes to Start Living a Healthier Life Today

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker

Health and wellness can be nebulous terms. And when one wants to make a change for the better, it can be hard to know when to start. Studies show that health and wellness can be broken down into four main domains: access, environment, genetics & lifestyle. This session...

Preparing Caregivers to Communicate Effectively Using Three Types of Communication Skills

Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Mary Brintnall-Peterson

Caregivers communicate with a variety of individuals including, health care professionals, family members, military professionals, and their wounded warriors, throughout their caregiver journey. Many times though, professionals and caregivers conversations can go astray,...

Families & Child Well-Being Learning Network Webcast

Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Nichole Huff, Jenell Kelly, Katie Stamper, Andy Crocker, Dan Weigel, Kathleen Morgan, Joanne Kinsey, Megan O'Neil, Elizabeth Kiss

The Families and Child Well-Being Learning Network is a new eXtension Optimized Community of Practice (CoP) that is committed to collectively extending the public reach and engagement capacities of five individual CoPs: Alliance for Better Child Care; Family Caregiving; ...

Understanding the Outdoor Recreation and Restoration Program Leader as “Caregiver” in the Returning Veteran Context: Identifying Training Needs and Gaps

Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Keith Tidball

This webinar will introduce the emerging role of outdoor recreation and restoration activities as therapeutic and resilience building for this generation’s returning warriors. Special attention will be given to better identifying and understanding the role of...

What You Need to Know About Assistive Technology But Didn't Know Who to Ask

Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Marcia J. Scherer, Ph.D., MPH President of the Institute for Matching Person & Technology and Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Rochester Medical Center. From wheelchairs to hearing aids, memory supports to speech devices,...

Be an Expert Problem Solver: Caregiving and Coping with TBI

Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Timothy R. Elliott, Ph.D., ABPP Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University TBI is known as the signature wound of war during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation...