Because you've made a significant difference for your caree, we know you can make a significant difference in your community helping family caregivers. We're honored you are considering our training programs so that you can be the best resource possible.

The need is great for services and programs to help those who care for a family member or friend (family caregivers). You already know. That great need led you to us. You want to make a difference. You want to be the difference. Our training programs help you be the difference.

You are the Expert Family Caregivers Need

Like you, we believe the best resource for a family caregiver is another family caregiver. When we connect with another who gets it, we receive the best kind of support -- understanding, compassionate and caring.

We also believe that a personal caregiving experience provides the best kind of foundation for professional transformation. Whether you want to give back to family caregivers as a volunteer or truly serve family caregivers through your own business, we can provide the training that builds on your personal caregiving experience.

Because you've made a significant difference for your caree, we know you can make a significant difference in your community helping family caregivers. We're honored you are considering our training programs so that you can be the best resource possible.

Denise M. Brown, founder of CareGiving.com, develops our training programs based on her thirty years of experience with family caregivers. Denise spent 23 years actively participating on online caregiving support groups and chats -- that commitment to listening and understanding the caregiving experience informs the training programs she created.

Convenient, Virtual Training

For your convenience, each training program can be completed virtually. In addition, after completely your training program, you remain connected to our community so you receive support as you go out to make your difference. Meet our Certified Caregiving Consultants and Educators.

Our first training programs, the Certified Caregiving Consultant and Educator programs, launched in 2016. In 2018, we added the Certified Caregiving Advocate, Facilitator and Specialist programs. We strive to create training programs that reflect the current reality of caregiving which means we update our training content regularly.

We'd love for you to enroll in the program that's right for you. You also can view our calendar of upcoming CCC, CCE, CCF and CCS training dates.

Our Training Program Overview and Decision-Making Tool also can help you choose which program is right for you.

Payment Plans Available

Ready? Enroll in your training program and pay in full.

You also can pay for your training in two installments with our Training Payment Program. You can check out PayPal Credit, which allows you to make payments over six months for purchases of $99 or more. Pay in full within six months to avoid interest charges.

Learn more about each of our training programs, below.

Master Class: The Caregiving Fatigues. ← Start here if you'd like to better understand compassionate fatigue experienced during caregiving. Cost: $47

Master Class: The Caregiving Experience. ← Start here if you'd like to gather insights about the personal caregiving experience. Cost: $97

Certified Caregiving Advocate. ← Start here if you'd like to experience our training at a low-cost price point. Cost: $49.95

Certified Caregiving Facilitator. ← Start here if you'd like to give back to your community as a volunteer by leading a support group. Cost: $317

Certified Caregiving Specialist. ← Start here if you want the flexibility of setting your own hours while making extra money taking on caregiving tasks for clients. Cost: $399

Certified Caregiving Consultant. ← Start here if you are ready to consult with family caregivers through your own small business. Cost: $2,997

Certified Caregiving Educator. ← Build on your Consultant training program and deliver The Caregiving Years, our evidence-based program, in your community and virtually. Cost: $799

Training Packages. ← Take one or more training program and save. Begins at $697.

Three-Day Virtual Business Launch. ← Become a CCC, CCE and CCF during a special three-day training. You'll also receive two one-hour coaching calls with Denise. Cost: $3,897

SAGE Giving. ← Become a CCC, CCE and CCF plus take additional training to hone your time management skills and to put a successful marketing plan in place. Cost: $4,297

Our Master Class: The Caregiving Experience™ is perfect for anyone interested in learning more about the personal caregiving experience including financial planners, elderlaw attorneys, trust officers, church staff, senior care providers, case managers and anyone who serves or supports family caregivers. During the two-hour live, interactive training, we'll take a closer look at the six stages of a personal caregiving experience.

We've been approved to provide 2 CEUs for:

  • health professionals in Illinois.
  • CCM® board certified case managers.
  • nurses, Certified Senior Advisors® and Certified Dementia Practitioners™ in all 50 states.
  • resource development for professional coaches.
  • the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM in all 50 states.

Cost: $97. Or enroll in our Caregiving Co-op to receive a 20% discount coupon and also get a 20% discount coupon for our Certified Caregiving Facilitator™ training.

Time commitment: 2-hour live training

Enroll in both or either of our Master Classes or join our Caregiving Co-op.


Our Master Class: The Caregiving Fatigues is great for anyone interested in learning more about compassion fatigue and burn-out experienced by family caregivers. 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. At the end of the one-hour workshop, you’ll identify which fatigues family caregivers may be experiencing and learn how you can help them feel better. You’ll also better understand what causes your burn-out.

We've been approved to provide 1 CEU for:

  • health professionals in Illinois.
  • CCM® board certified case managers.
  • nurses, Certified Senior Advisors® and Certified Dementia Practitioners™ in all 50 states.
  • resource development for professional coaches.
  • the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM in all 50 states.

Cost: $47. Or enroll in our Caregiving Co-op to receive a 20% discount coupon and also get a 20% discount coupon for our Certified Caregiving Facilitator™ training.

Time commitment: 1-hour live training

Enroll in both or either of our Master Classes or join our Caregiving Co-op.

Our Certified Caregiving Advocate™ training program arms you with what you need to start an effective movement for change. During the one-hour training, you will:

  • Determine your mission
  • Find your focus
  • Set your course
  • Launch your movement

Our CCA is virtual and costs $49.95. Or enroll in our Caregiving Co-op to receive free access to the CCA training and get a 20% discount coupon to our Certified Caregiving Facilitator™ training.

Time commitment: 1-hour training available on-demand

Enroll in our CCA training or our Caregiving Co-op.

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Our Certified Caregiving Facilitator™ training program provides you with the skills and tools you need to effectively lead a support group meeting for family caregivers and former family caregivers. You also will gain tools you can use as you communicate with family members about caregiving issues. As a Certified Caregiving Facilitator™, you can:

  • organize and hold caregiving support groups at your house of worship or employer and in your community.
  • communicate more effectively with your family members about caregiving issues.
  • use our proprietary tools to deepen your conversations during your support group meetings and with your family members.
  • connect with other Facilitators to receive support and ideas.
  • list your support group meeting on CareGiving.com.

We've been approved to provide 7 CEUs for:

  • health professionals in Illinois.
  • CCM® board certified case managers.
  • nurses, Certified Senior Advisors® and Certified Dementia Practitioners™ in all 50 states.
  • resource development for professional coaches.
  • the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM in all 50 states.

Our CCF training happens virtually and costs $317.

Time commitment: 7 hours

  • 4-hour live training
  • 3 hours in our CareGiving.com chatrooms

Learn more, including about CEUs, and enroll in an upcoming CCF training.

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If you currently care for a family member and want to start a business that offers flexibility, consider our Certified Caregiving Specialist™ training.

You’re right for our training program if:

  • You consider yourself to be a Pragmatic Caregiver (meaning, you’ve moved through the Entrenched Caregiver stage).
  • You want to be an assistant to family caregivers, helping them manage their tasks and tackling items on their To Do lists.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are organized and efficient.
  • You are realistic, practical and unflappable.
  • You engage with others with a curious heart and open mind.
  • You want to earn money in your business while enjoying the flexibility of scheduling your own hours.

Our CCS training happens virtually and costs $399.

Time commitment: 8 hours

  • 3.5 hours of live training
  • 30 minutes of on-demand training
  • 3 hours in our CareGiving.com chatrooms
  • 2 hours of pre-training prep work

Learn more and enroll in an upcoming CCS training.

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If you'd like to help family caregivers and former family caregivers with strategies, decisions and stress management, our consultant program is right for you. You'll want to consider our program if you'd like to launch your own small business, support your co-workers in the workplace or add more value to your existing caregiving programs offered through your organization.

As a consultant, you can use our Caregiving Tools to connect and serve family caregivers. You also can join our Caregiving Support BenefitCaregiving Story Project and lead Care and Share™ moveable support group meetings. With our Caregiving Support Benefit, Story Project and Care and Share™, you have three programs that help you immediately connect with family caregivers and prospective clients.

We've been approved to provide 22 CEUs for:

  • health professionals in Illinois.
  • CCM® board certified case managers.
  • nurses, Certified Senior Advisors® and Certified Dementia Practitioners™ in all 50 states.
  • resource development for professional coaches.
  • the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM in all 50 states.

Our CCC training happens virtually and in-person and costs $2,997. Please note that our live training dates are available during January, February, April, May and September during 2020. If you would like to become certified, please act quickly.

To learn more and enroll, chose the option, below, which best describes your goal:

Time commitment: 40 hours

Ready to go? Enroll in your CCC training program.

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After you become a Consultant, you can take our next training program to become a Certified Caregiving Educator™. Our training arms you with a turn-key presentation program (The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey) that you deliver as a workshop, seminar or keynote. The Caregiving Years workshop is an evidence-based program.

During the training, we help personalize The Caregiving Years presentation so it reflects your point of view, personal experience and caregiving speciality. Once you've completed our training, you can deliver complementary workshops, conference sessions and paid presentations.

When you deliver The Caregiving Years five times within your first year as a CCE and you can add additional presentations to your offering including Building H.O.P.E., a resiliency training program, and The Manager’s Toolbox for Managing a Complex Workplace.

Time commitment: 10 hours

Learn more our Educator training.

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Our Training Program Overview and Decision-Making Tool also can help you choose which program is right for you.


Learn more about why our CCC, CCE, CCF and CCS training programs may be right for you.

Have questions? Call Denise at 773-343-6341 or email her at denise @ caregiving.com.

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