Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan



Caregiving Survival

  • 18 Oct 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Arden Courts


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Macomb County

Caregiving Survival

Presenter : Jill Gafner, BSBM, CDP, CADDCT

Course Description: 

This course is based on Personal Positioning for the Caregiver, this presentation delivers a powerful message on the need to remain positive while caring for your patient. “Caregivers are at great health risk due to the amount of mental stress they carry with them at all times”. This message is uplifting, real and leaves the participants with the strength they need to get through another day. Whether you are supporting family members or patient’s family members, it’s a critical message that inspires everyone! Topics discussed will focus mainly on Dementia however, survival techniques are universal and beneficial for all caregivers.

Course Objectives:

To acknowledge the incredible stress of the caregiver and offer tips on how to support caregivers

"The Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC0071. Qualified attendees are eligible for 1.0 CEU.

Location – Date - Time

Arden Courts 
11095 E. 14 Mile Road
Sterling Height, MI 48312
(Between Maple Lane and Van Dyke on the Northside of 14 Mile Road)

Seating is limited; please register online at the website below. 

 Thursday, October 18, 2018 
8:30 – 8:45 am Registration & Networking
8:45 – 9:00 am Introductions
9:00 – 10:00 am Presentation
10:00-10:30 am Evaluations, Sign-out & Networking

Please register for event at 

Free to Paid GSWSM Members - Guest Fee $10.00

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