Sessions Tagged With 'military family caregiving'

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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 ...

Rethinking! Creating New Strategies to Build Trust and Credibility

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

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 1 of the Virtual Learning Event Session will highlight...

Going to College: A Guide to Transition Planning for Those with Disabilities

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Certificate of Completion: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cPbVerY8EphcpTf In the 21st century, receiving appropriate postsecondary education is key to successful employment and decent quality of life. This webinar provides an overview of the transition from...

Empowering Those We Help: Building Trust and Credibility

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

This training will provide an overview of strategies for military helping professionals in serving as effective resources for families. The focus will be on how military service professionals can facilitate effective problem solving and other activities with families...

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....

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...