Sessions Tagged With 'family caregiving'

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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...

Military Caregivers: Commonalities & Differences Shed Light on Individuality

Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 2:45 pm EDT

Presenter: Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Ph.D. Owner, MBP Consulting, LLC Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Extension Families play an integral role in today’s military, especially when a service member becomes wounded, ill or injured. The role of spouse, parent,...

Military Traumatic Brain Injury & Family Caregiving: Caregiving and Coping (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Presenter Timothy Elliott, Ph.D., ABPP Professor Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University Partnering with: The Wounded Warrior Program Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is known as the signature wound...

Military Traumatic Brain Injury & Family Caregiving: What Families Need to Know (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Presenter Timothy Elliott, Ph.D., ABPP Professor Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University Partnering with: The Wounded Warrior Program Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is known as the signature wound...

TBI options: Promoting Knowledge

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Debra Sellers

Presenter: Debra Sellers, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Extension Specialist School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University Partnering with: The Wounded Warrior Program Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service A person with a traumatic brain...

Caregiver Communication Skills: A Voice for Change

Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Rachel Brauner

Presenter: Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Ph.D. Owner, MBP Consulting, LLC Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Extension Partnering with: Rachel Brauner Extension Associate Wounded Warrior Program Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service Caregivers...

Memory Banking: Using Life Story as a Tool for Caregiving

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Amy Hosier

Presenter: Amy Hosier, PhD Assistant Professor & State Extension Specialist in Family Life Education University of Kentucky Life story is an account of the series and events that make up your life and define who you are. The story of...

A Personal Perspective on Animal Assisted Therapy Or...On the Other End of the Leash

Monday, November 28, 2011 at 8:00 pm EST - Presented by Debra Sellers

Live in the Second Life virtual world: November is National Family Caregivers Month! Pets are often an important member of families, and the intentional use of canines can help those who need care achieve their potential and improve quality of life. Dr. Debra Sellers, Kansas...

Is It Time to Retire From Driving?

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Jill Frost-Steward

Older drivers who experience serious declines in vision, cognition, or physical abilities may need to stop driving. This session will discuss why retiring from driving is difficult for older adults and how family members can assist in making the transition easier.

Natural Disasters... What about the Animals?

Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 9:00 am EDT

Sponsored by Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, K-State Research and Extension, and the Family Caregiving and Companion Animals Communities of Practice, members of the eXtension National Initiative. This conference will take place in Manhattan KS and via...