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  2016 Direct Care Workers Conference - The Power of You

Join us on April 19, 2016 for the 19th annual FREE training for direct care workers.

As the region's only free day of training for direct care workers, attendees will participate in interactive workshops to build professional and personal skills, demonstrations to develop techniques, and networking opportunities to share experiences with fellow caregivers.  Additionally, they will have an opportunity to learn about some of the best resources our community has to offer. Participants receive breakfast, lunch, a gift card for completing the day, and chances to win great door prizes, including a computer.

This conference is for you if you are a:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant or Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Home Care Aide
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Activity Assistant or Activity Director
  • Senior Companion
  • Paid or unpaid workers who assist older adults

We have an exciting day planned for conference participants.  In addition to morning and afternoon sessions, participants will have the opportunity to attend two of the following breakout sessions:

TMI: Maintaining Healthy Boundaries With Your Client

Don't Attend Every Argument You're Invited To: Keeping Cool When The Family Doesn't

In Their Shoes: Life From Your Client's Perspective

How to Afford to Do the Work You Love

I Put That On How? Developing Your Personal Care Skills

Hey Baby! Things People Do That Annoy Older Adults That They Don't Always Tell Us

Please check back for additional conference details.  For more information, contact Tammy Mermelstein, Program Manager, at 713-685-2812 or tmermelstein@unitedwayhouston.org

This conference is supported in part by the City of Houston acting as the Harris County Area Agency on Aging and the Texas Department of Aging and Disibility Services.

Click HERE to Register.  

Highlights from the 2014 Conference

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