Support Group Facilitator Training - North Valley Area


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Cause Areas

When

Fri Apr 20, 2018, 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

150 Amber Grove DriveSuite 154ChicoChico, CA 95973

About

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups are designed for families, friends, and caregivers of persons
diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or a related disorder.

Facilitator training courses, conducted by Alzheimer’s Association staff, focus on group dynamics, unique challenges and concerns that arise in dementia specific support groups, group management and
promotion, and group facilitator roles and responsibilities, as well as an overview of the programs and services of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Workshop experience will include:
* Principles of Self-Help Mutual Support Groups
* Purpose and Guidelines of Chapter Support Groups
* Facilitators Roles and Responsibilities
* Understanding Group Process
* Dealing with Challenging Situations

It is highly recommended you take these 3 webinars prior to the training:
* The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s tinyurl.com/sgfacbas
* Effective Communication Strategies tinyurl.com/sgfaceffcom
* Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors tinyurl.com/sgfacbeh

Fee: $50
TO REGISTER: tinyurl.com/SGFTCH2018
Fee waived for Alzheimer’s Association Volunteers. Please contact us if interested in volunteering.

For more information about volunteering, please contact: Tessie Calligeros, tcalligeros@alz.org,
408.372.9900

Skills

  • Elder care
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Healthcare
  • Group Facilitation
  • Social Work

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-6 hours per month, commitment of one year
  • Must complete background check and training prior to facilitating a group

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