Sessions Tagged With 'military family caregiving'

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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,...

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 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...