At the end of the workshop, you’ll have the insights to better understand your clients, customers and employees who care for a family member or friend (family caregivers). You’ll also appreciate your own personal caregiving experience.

Course: Master Class: The Caregiving Experience
Time Commitment: Two-hour interactive and live virtual meeting
Objective: At the end of the workshop, you’ll have the insights to better understand your clients, customers and employees who care for a family member or friend (family caregivers). You’ll also appreciate your own personal caregiving experience.
Levels: Anyone interested in learning more about the personal caregiving experience. Our master class is perfect for financial planners, elderlaw attorneys, trust officers, church staff, senior care providers, case managers and anyone who serves or supports family caregivers.
Dates and Times: We offer this class on the second Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. ET (9 a.m. CT, 7 a.m. PT). After enrolling, select the Wednesday that works for you.
Instructor:
Denise M. Brown, founder of CareGiving.com and host, National Caregiving Conference.
Cost: $97. Enroll via the form at the bottom of this page. (Please note: Our price goes up January 15.)

What You Get:

  • A two-hour live workshop
  • The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey PDF
  • Access to our Master Class group to connect with other students

Enroll via the form at the bottom of this page.

Course Description
Your life experiences can be content for an amazing presentation. During this 90-minute workshop, Denise will help you massage your message so that your delivery moves the audience to want more. Denise also will share tips on how to work with an event organizer so you’ll get receive wonderful recommendations and invitations to return.

Most importantly, Denise will help you cultivate a relationship with your audience so that they will become your podcast listeners, blog post readers and loyal customers.

Our Agenda
In the U.S., at least 40 million individuals care for a family member or friend. Chances are, your clients, customers, employees and worshippers currently care for a parent, spouse, child, grandparent or sibling with a chronic illness or disability. A caregiving experience is a unique one because of its challenging situations, difficult emotions and heartbreaking impact. With our Master Calls, you’ll better understand those individuals you encounter at work and in the community. With greater insights, you’ll feel better about your interactions and conversations with family caregivers.

During our time together, We’ll take a closer look at The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey.

  • Hour One
    • The first three caregiving stages: The Expectant Caregiver, The Freshman Caregiver and the Entrenched Caregiver. We’ll also learn about the common stumbles in these stages and how to steady them.
  • Hour Two
    • The last three caregiving stages: The Pragmatic Caregiver, The Transitioning Caregiver and the Godspeed Caregiver. We’ll continue our discussion of the common stumbles and how to steady them.

The program objectives are:

1. To educate attendees about the evolution of the caregiving experience, which changes over time.
2. To inform attendees about effective resources they can use within each stage.
3. To provide attendees with a frame work which describes the family caregiver experience so they can be access appropriate support during each caregiving stage.

Use our Six Stages infographic, below, for reference.

After enrolling, you’ll be directed to your class directory which includes a link to join your training date.

Enroll via the form at the bottom of this page.

Get More
Enroll in both of our Master Classes — The Caregiving Fatigues and The Caregiving Experience — and join us for our three-hour training. We offer the three-hour Master Classes workshop on the second Saturday of the month. After enrolling, select the Saturday which works for you. Enroll before our January 15 price increase.

CEUs
We’ve been approved to provide 2 continuing education hours for the list of professionals, below. Continuing education hours are provided by the University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine in collaboration with the Continuing Education Institute of Illinois. The cost to receive a CEU is $20.

  • Certified Dementia Practitioner®
    We can provide 1 continuing education credit for Certified Dementia Practitioners® in all 50 states.
  • Certified Senior Advisor®
    We can provide 1 continuing education credit for Certified Senior Advisors® in all 50 states.
  • Nurses
    We can provide 1 continuing education credit for nurses in all 50 states.
  • SHRM Professional Development Credits
    This program is valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM in all 50 states.
  • Professional Coaches
    Professional coaches can earn 1 hours for resource development in all 50 states.

We also can provide CEUs for the following Illinois professions:

  • Counselor-Professional/Clinical
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physician
  • Psychologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Social Worker

Certificate
After completing our two-hour course and passing your online exam, you’ll receive a Master Class: The Caregiving Experience certificate. If you require CEUs, you’ll also receive a CEU certificate.

About Denise, Your Instructor
Denise first developed The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey in 1997. Over the past twenty-three years, Denise has refined the concept to reflect today’s caregiving experience. The concept has informed her work, including her training programs, and her presentations. Learn more about Denise.

Enroll

Enroll via the form, below.

Please complete the form, below, to create a CareGiving.com account and pay for your training program. If you already a CareGiving.com member, log in and refresh this page.

After creating a CareGiving.com account and submitting payment, you’ll be directed to our list of course sessions. It may take a few minutes for your account to be created and your payment processed; please wait to be directed to our list of course sessions. Once directed, select the course directory for the You’re the CEO course directory.

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