Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Program for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Are you a parent, guardian or other caregiver of a child who has special health or behavior needs? Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs is a 6-week educational program designed to help parents, guardians, or other caregivers of children – of any age – who have special health or behavior needs.

This workshop helps you:

  • Reduce stress, guilt, anger, and depression and improve emotional well-being
  • Manage your time, set goals, and solve problems
  • Master caregiving transitions and make tough decisions
  • Communicate effectively with the child needing care, family members, doctors, and paid helpers
  • Develop greater self-efficacy (confidence in one’s ability to accomplish something)
  • Develop awareness of and use community resources

Class meets at the Boys & Girls Club-Lunda Center for 2 hours every Thursday for 6 weeks, April 20-May 25, 2017. The doors open each Thursday at 10:00AM with the program starting at 10:15AM

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is free to attend. Register before April 14; space is limited. To register, call Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers at 715-284-7058. Free child care is also available through the Lunda Community Center with pre-registration; tell them your child care needs when you register.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is being offered by Jackson County UW-Extension, in partnership with Boys & Girls Club – Lunda Center, Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, and the Lunda Community Center.

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