Sessions Tagged With 'military caregiving'

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The Value of Respite for Family Caregivers

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Mary Brintnall-Peterson

As a professional working with family caregivers it helps to recognize why caregivers don’t know what respite is and why they are reluctant to use it. Often caregivers don’t realize the benefits of respite and are concerned about the “who, what and where” of...

Promoting Knowledge Gain & Behavior Change Through Effective Education

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker

This session will focus on the theme of working with lay audiences to elicit knowledge gain and behavior change. We’ve spent more than a year providing military helping professionals top-notch content and subject-matter expertise on a variety of relevant topics but we’ve...

Understanding Narcotic Medications for Service Members

Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Narcotic medications may be prescribed for a variety of treatments, primarily pain management, anxiety, and sleep disorders. With conditions such as chronic pain, another treatment or prescription may be given with narcotic prescriptions to augment and extend the effect of...

Working to Balance Life

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

Trying balance work, family, and life can be an elusive task. This presentation will discuss the work-life balancing act through understanding unbalance, personal health effects, and organizational impact. Strategies are discussed that lay the groundwork for finding...

Part III Medicaid and Military Families: Adults with Special Needs

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

This webinar is part three of a three part training series that will provide basic and necessary information on Medicaid, a federal-state program that often provides health care coverage for low-income families and those with disabilities. The third module will examine...

Part II Medicaid and Military Families: Children with Special Needs

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

This webinar is part two of a three part training series that will provide basic and necessary information on Medicaid, a federal-state program that often provides health care coverage for low-income families and those with disabilities. The second module will concentrate on...

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...

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...

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,...

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...