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  2019 Direct Care Workers Conference

Registration opening soon for this FREE training event.

Planned session topics include:

  • How to deescalate tricky situations with clients

  • Techniques for working with clients with dementia

  • Seeing life through the eyes of your client

...and more!

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.

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
  • Manager or supervisor of direct care workers 

Two tracks available- one for frontline workers and one for managers, directors, and agency owners

For more information, contact Tammy Mermelstein, Program Director, at 713-595-8178 or tmermelstein@erjcchouston.org.

Conference Sponsorship Available 

Get recognized for showing your commitment to a professional, well-trained direct care workforce. Conference sponsorship opportunities start at $100. Special and general sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Tammy Mermelstein, Care for Elders Program Director and Conference Chair, at 713-595-8178 or tmermelstein@erjcchouston.org for more information and sponsorship benefits. This conference is supported in part by the City of Houston acting as the Harris County Area on Aging and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. 

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