Sessions Tagged With 'military family caregiving'

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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....

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...

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,...

A Family Member's Guide to Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

Dr. Timothy Elliott, Ph.D., will discuss ways professionals can work with family caregivers on coping with service members who have traumatic brain injury. Living with a wounded warrior who has had a TBI can be overwhelming to families. Not only are caregivers having to...

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,...