Calendar For Service Providers

Calendar For Service Providers

Carers Victoria offers training to Community Care Service Providers.

Understanding the Carer Experience

Workshop Description

Increase your professional understanding of carers

This workshop will increase participants’ understanding of carer demographics, the challenges they encounter and where they can refer carers for support.

Who should attend

Health and community sector workers who liaise with families and carers. This workshop is particularly relevant to those new to the role or those who are new to working with carers and families.

Topics will include

  • Facts about the carer landscape;
  • Common themes and issues;
  • Referral pathways.

Wednesday 8 December
2.00pm - 3.00pm

 


Working Effectively with Carers

Workshop Description

Increase your professional understanding of carers

This workshop will increase participants’ understanding of carer emotions and how to build rapport and trust

Who should attend

Health and community sector workers who liaise with families and carers. This workshop is particularly relevant to those new to the role or those who are new to working with carers and families.

Topics will include

  • Setting up a positive dynamic with the carer, incorporating the principles of carer legislation;
  • Responding to strong emotions expressed by carers;
  • Opportunity for personal reflection.

Friday 3 December
10.00am - 11.00am