Powerful Tools for Caregivers: Class #5
September 19, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Powerful Tools for Caregivers course is a 6-week course, offered four times in 2024, with Session 3 running from 8/22/24-9/26/24.
PTC is an evidence-based, self-care educational program for family and friend caregivers. During the six-week program emphasizing self-care and empowerment, participants learn to minimize the potentially negative impacts of caregiving. Research on PTC since its development in 1998 has consistently shown that participants gain increased confidence in their ability to act purposefully to manage their caregiving goals, and improve their skills in taking care of themselves. The 6 classes are:
- Taking Care of You
- Identifying and Reducing Personal Stress
- Communicating Feelings, Needs, and Concerns
- Communicating in Challenging Situations
- Learning From Our Emotions
- Mastering Caregiving Decisions
To register, please call our Helpline at 1-800-642-5119 or email us at [email protected]
Class #5: Learning From Our Emotions
The overriding theme of this class is “our emotions are messages we need to listen to.” It emphasizes that feelings occur for a reason and that feelings are neither good nor bad. Focus is on identifying constructive ways for dealing with difficult feelings – especially anger, guilt, and depression – and resources for professional help.