Sessions Tagged With 'military family caregiving'

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Month of the Family Caregiver: Organizations Responding to Hidden Heroes

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:00 am EST

Event Description: During the month of November – National Family Caregiver Month – a lot of attention is paid to caregivers and the critical roles they play. However, when we think about caregivers and community-based resources and supports, we often only think about...

Virtual Learning Event #3 - Empowering Caregivers and Families

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

Event Description This is session 3 of 3 of the 2016 Virtual Learning Event hosted by the Military Caregiving Concentration Area.Military helping professionals identify communication as a significant challenge in their work with Service members and families. This session will...

Virtual Learning Event #2 - Challenges Facing Families in Crisis

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

Event Description This is session 2 of 3 of the 2016 Virtual Learning Event hosted by the Military Caregiving Concentration Area.All families experience struggles and points of crisis. Military families face many of the same concerns but with different challenges due to...

Virtual Learning Event #1 - Communication for Interpersonal Relationships

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

Event DescriptionThis is session 1 of 3 of the 2016 Virtual Learning Event hosted by the Military Caregiving Concentration Area.Interpersonal communication is a core feature of everyday life. It is fundamental to how we care for loved ones, support family members, connect with...

Listening Session: Working Together in Addressing Sensitive Topics

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

Military Caregivers often recognize that it is difficult for those that they work with to discuss sensitive topics relating to health and wellbeing. This active listening session will set the stage for the MFLN – Military Caregiving concentration’s 2016 Virtual Learning...

TRICARE® Extended Care Health Option (ECHO)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

The webinar will discuss the ECHO program, which provides supplemental services to active duty family members (ADFMs) with qualifying mental or physical disabilities. ECHO services and supplies beyond those offered by the basic TRICARE health benefits program will be...

Communication "In the Crunch"

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

We all have the intention to communicate clearly and frequently are able to make this happen. However, under stress or “In the Crunch,” most of us revert to less skillful styles of making our point. It can be helpful to recognize these styles which present obstacles to...

ADHD, Anxiety, and Autism: Practical Approaches to Child Psychiatry

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

The special needs webinar will be an interactive session provided by a Board Certified Child Psychiatrist that will focus on two very common disorders in childhood, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Anxiety. Participants will also have the opportunity to...

Test Your Caregiver IQ

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:00 am EST

Find out how much you know about today’s caregivers by testing your caregiver IQ in this webinar session. Your caregiver IQ will highlight your overall understanding of who caregivers are, their similarities and differences, challenges and joys they experience and ways you...

An Introduction to TRICARE®

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 11:00 am EST

This session will provide an overview of the TRICARE® benefit for service members and their families. The webinar includes details about eligibility, TRICARE® program options, priority access to military hospitals and clinics, the TRICARE® Pharmacy Program, how Medicare...

Back to Basics: Medicare

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Andy Crocker

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is the largest health payer in the United States, covering almost 90 million Americans. Medicare, the federal health insurance program for adults over age 65 and other qualified individuals, accounts for more than 48 million...

Twitter Chat - Financial Planning for Military Caregivers

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 10:00 am EST

Join the MFLN Military Caregiving and Personal Finance concentration areas as we host a 30-minute Twitter Chat on financial planning for military caregivers. You can follow the conversation using the following hashtag: #MFLNchatQuestion and answers will be provided during the...

Financial Planning for Military Caregivers

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

Worries about finances may be a source of great stress for caregivers and their families. For military family caregivers, finances may have a big impact on their ability to manage day-to-day and, eventually, retire. As the holidays approach we begin to take an especially...

Recharging! Combating Compassion Fatigue

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

Centered around a theme of reenergizing and rejuvenating the work environment, this FREE web-based learning opportunity is open to the public and will be similar to a professional conference – no travel involved! Part 3 of the Virtual Learning Event Session will focus on...

Relating! Caring and Culture

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

Centered around a theme of reenergizing and rejuvenating the work environment, this FREE web-based learning opportunity is open to the public and will be similar to a professional conference – no travel involved! Part 2 of the Virtual Learning Event Session will focus on ...