Education - Training

Empowerment Programs

Empowerment Programs can be tailored to your organization’s unique need in both length and content.

These include a single presentation or multi-presentation series as part of a Lunch & Learn, breakfast seminar, half-day workshop, or “Train-the-Trainer” program(s). Empowerment Programs are designed to assist individuals with resource knowledge and skills in order to achieve more at work, school, or in the community. The overarching theme is to increase engagement and personal contributions in making your organization a “Great Place to Work, Learn, & Grow.”

Topic Areas:
• Family Care Partner Empowerment
• Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Related Dementia’s
• Valuing Differences
• Leadership Development

Family Care Partner Empowerment

Power To Reassure

Help family care partners stay productive while they juggle dual roles of work and caring for a loved one with a chronic illness or disability. Strengthen their ability to plan effectively and navigate the complexities of care so they are able to maintain their own health, get their jobs done and avoid care partner burnout.

• Plan ahead to handle unexpected family needs and stay accountable at work
• Increase focus and ability to set priorities
• Improve relationships both on and off the job
• Enhance work-life integration

Alzheimer’s Disease & other related Dementia’s

Power To Care

Caring for a person with Alzheimer's Disease and other related dementia's requires a unique set of skills and knowledge. This interactive seminar series expands your ability to provide compassionate and effective person–centered care. The training program also incorporates use of Montessori principles to support care for persons living with dementia.

• Understand dementia, associated behaviors, and fundamentals of dementia care.
• Effectively communicate with individuals with dementia.
• Assist individuals with dementia in performing ADL's (activities of daily living)
• Develop strategies to address challenging behaviors.
• Understand the use of Montessori principles to engage in activities that support quality of life.
• Ensure a safe environment of care.

Valuing Differences

Power To Include

Help your employees, volunteers, and students increase their comfort and effectiveness in communicating with people with disabilities. Create a safe space to ask questions and learn how best to support and include people with disabilities in events and activities.

• Improve comfort and ability to interact with people with disabilities
• Overcome individual biases towards disabilities
• Build rapport with coworkers / classmates / volunteers with disabilities
• Know how to provide ADA accommodations at your meetings, events, and other activities
• Use respectful disability language in oral and written communications