A webinar for those supporting someone with a chronic or life-threatening illness
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
1:00 – 2:30 PM EDT (OTTAWA time)
Accessed online via phone and web
During this session, participants will learn to:
- Recognize the vital role caregivers play in the lives of family members and friends
- Reflect on experiences of caregiving
- Share self-care tips and strategies
- Learn when and how to access additional supports and resources
Bonnie Schroeder, MSW, RSW, is an independent consultant who works with health and social service agencies who support seniors and their caregivers. She is also the Executive Director of the CCSMH and a Part-time Professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences (Gerontology Minor). Prior to consulting, Bonnie was the National Director of Caregiving at VON Canada where she supported the caregiving program, research and policy agenda (2008-2013). She comes from a long line of caregivers and watched her mother caring for her ageing and ailing parents and a foster son with disabilities during her formative years.
Family caregiver, TBD.
This webinar will be archived on the CHPCA and QELCCC websites approximately one week after the event takes place.