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
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:
It's Not Personal: Dealing With Difficult Client Behaviors
TMI: Maintaining Healthy Boundaries With Your Client
Don't Attend Every Argument You're Invited To: Keeping Cool When The Family Isn't
The Aging Experience: 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
Please check back for additional conference details. For more information, contact Tammy Mermelstein, Program Manager, at 713-685-2812, email@example.com or visit www.careforelders.org/conference.
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.