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COMPASS for the Caregiver (4 Week Workshop Online)
July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm$45
Caregiving can be a stressful, isolating, and overwhelming experience. And due to the COVID-19 pandemic many caregivers are experiencing added levels of stress and anxiety.
Caregivers Alberta award-winning COMPASS for the Caregiver program helps caregivers balance their own well-being with the challenges of caregiving and is facilitated by someone who understands those challenges.
This COMPASS for the Caregiver workshop is being held online over the span of 4 consecutive weeks. Before registering please ensure that you can virtually attend all 4 sessions listed below.
Wednesday, July 8th (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
- Module 1: Caregiver Characteristics – Recognize your strengths, needs, and challenges as a caregiver and take pride in your role. You’ll examine emotions and feelings in this module and help put challenging thoughts into perspective.
Wednesday, July 15th (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
- Module 2: Managing Stress – Learn how stress can lead to burnout and what you can do to prevent or recover from burnout. We’ll explore grief and loss and how to foster hope and seek balance in caregiving.
Wednesday, July 22nd (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
- Module 3: Balancing Relationships – Improve your communication skills to identify what you need, ask for help, and share the care. The hardest lesson as a caregiver is to regain your identity as a whole person by taking care of yourself first.
Wednesday, July 29 (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)
- Module 4: Navigating the System – Increase your confidence in accessing services, reflect on your caregiving journey, and plan for the future to avoid the stress associated with uncertainty.