Join us as experts explore HHS topics related to COVID-19. Sessions are free for all to attend and feature 0.1 CEU/1.0 CEH per session for a fee of $10 each.
Avoid Burnout! Managing Stress for Caregivers
Jun 26| 9am-10am | 0.1 CEU/ 1.0 CEH available for $10
It’s important to remember that caregivers need care too! Caregiving can lead to burnout if you do not take care of yourself and it is important to find balance. Angela Martin, Director of Clinical Services from Kenosha Human Development, will provide tips and strategies you can use to manage stress. Information about a new grant available to caregivers to receive free therapeutic services will also be shared.
Navigating Stress for Caregivers
July 9 | 1pm-2pm | 0.1 CEU/ 1.0 CEH available for $10
Coronavirus has not only separated us from people and activities we enjoy, but also complicated routine activities like shopping and medical care. Christine Damon from Lessons in Care will provide you with information about free electronic resources that offer you both serious and fun educational opportunities ranging from financial advice, emotional support, medical care, virtual travel adventures, memory cafes, and more!
Social Isolation and Depression
July 23 | 1pm-2pm | 0.1 CEU/ 1.0 CEH available for $10
Social isolation can easily lead to depression and can become dangerous. Humans are naturally social and being around and engaged with other people is good for our emotional and psychological health. If you are caring for someone who is isolated, they may be at risk, or already suffering from depression. Eunice Boatin and Kristen Palmer, therapists with Kenosha Human Development Services, will help us learn about the warning signs of depression and what you can do to help. If you are at risk, or you are caring for someone who is at risk, please join this us for this important presentation.
Financial Exploitation of the Elderly and COVID 19 Scams
August 6 | 1pm-2pm | 0.1 CEU/ 1.0 CEH available for $10
The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a lot of fear and anxiety in the general public. Fraudsters follow the headlines and prey upon those who are most vulnerable by making promises and false statements to convince people to relinquish their hard-earned money. Raise your awareness of false health claims, COVID testing scams, stimulus check scams, debit card scams, business email compromises, and more. Once identified, learn options to protect yourself and others from becoming victims and how to report scams that you can share with your community and those you serve.