Family Eldercare Management

    "The company you can count on throughout your caregiving journey"

 

CEU Education Available

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Family Eldercare is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for our programs.

We are now offering the following Category 1 CEU course for Social Workers and healthcare professionals, approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners.

We will also customize our courses for Employee Assistance Programs and Healthcare Agencies.

Alzheimer’s Disease Overview – Category I - 2.0 CEU's 

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common type of dementia.  Learn more about the Alzheimer's diagnosis, how to recognize the symptoms and treatment options.
Course Objectives:
  • Describe the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
  • Discuss the diagnostic considerations for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
  • Identify the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

Caring for the Caregiver - Category I- 2.0 CEU's 

As dementia progresses, it becomes more difficult for individuals to express their thoughts and feelings.  Basic instructions become more challenging.  Learn ‘STEPS’ to successfully communicate.
Course Objectives:
  • Communicating effectively
  • Setting realistic expectations
  • 10 quick tip to effective communication

Communication Techniques - Category I - 2.0 CEU's 

The demands of caregiving can be overwhelming.  Learn how to assist caregivers in identifying  techniques for lowering their stress levels and better advocating for themselves..
Course Objectives: 
  • Define Caregivers
  • Caregiver Characteristics
  • Prepare yourself to be a Caregiver
  • Signs of Caregiver Stress

Coping with Losses in the Midst of the Caregiving Journey - Category 1 - 2.0 CEU's

This course compares Kubler Ross’ 5 Stages of Grief to the losses experienced as your family member progresses through Alzheimer’s Disease. 


Course Objectives:

  • Recognizing the stages of grief 
  • Addressing your emotions
  • Factors impacting grief experience

Responding to Expressions of Dementia (Behavior) - Category 1 - 2.0 CEU's

Managing behaviors may require modifying your approach. It’s important to understand that the person is not trying to be difficult and the behavior can be a form of communication. Learn new techniques to address challenging behaviors. 


Course Objectives:

  • Identifying challenging behaviors
  • Tracking behaviors
  • Causes of Behaviors
  • Tips on how to modify behaviors

CEU Fee:  $20.00 per course. Certificates will be distributed 

Please contact Emma Alford at 301-262-5082 or

 send an email to caregivers@familyeldercaremanagement.com for more information.