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The Sandwich Generation: Balancing Family & Caregiving

Texas Public Health Training Center

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

Fort Worth, TX

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3 state-certified continuing education credits for Community Health Workers

 

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

UNT-HSC Campus: Building EAD, Room 524 (see more info and map below)

 

THE SANDWICH GENERATION: BALANCING FAMILY AND CARE GIVING

A Case Mangement Training

The “Sandwich Generation” are people between the ages of thirty-five (35) and forty-four (44) years old.  Many find themselves providing care for their aging parents and also for their children.  They are wedged between two generations.  Sandwich Generation caregivers meet the physical, social and emotional needs of the elderly and children.

 

This training will:

 

  • Define the “Club Sandwich”
  • Define the “Sandwich Generation”
  • Offer a Common Sense Approach to Working With the Elderly
  • Identify Current Issues for Caring for the Elderly While Raising Children and Grandchildren
  • Economics of Care Giving In the United States

 

This training will also identify:

 

  • Different Case Management Techniques
  • How to Work With the Whole Family
  • How to Identify Care Giver Stress
  • How to Set Aside Time for Yourself As a Care Giver
  • Baby Boomers and Change
  • Barriers to Case Management of the Elderly
  • Demographics of the Sandwich Generation
  • Sandwich Generation / Baby Boomers
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics – Sandwich Generation
  • Care Giving Stress

 

Learning Objectives:

 

  • Participants Will Be Able To Define the Sandwich Generation
  • Participants Will Be Able to Identify Care Giving Roles As It Relates To Family Relationships
  • Participants Will Become Familiar With the Statistics for the Sandwich Generation
  • Participants Will Be Aware of the Long-Term Health Consequences For Care Givers

 

Core Competency: Interpersonal Skills


There is no charge for this event, however, YOU MUST REGISTER PRIOR TO EVENT!!


 

Park in Lot 6 (On Clifton St., At Camp Bowie Blvd.)

Carl E. Everett Education and Administration Building (Building 1)


Enter door where you see three flag poles.


Take elevator to 5th floor. Room 524

 

If you have further questions, please call Jeff Moon at 817.735.0526


The Texas Public Health Training Center is certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as a training site for certification and continuing education of Community Health Workers.

For more infomation:

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mch/chw.shtm

http://www.hsc.unt.edu/education/sph/tphtc/

 
Have questions about The Sandwich Generation: Balancing Family & Caregiving? Contact Texas Public Health Training Center

When & Where


University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)


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Texas Public Health Training Center

The Texas Public Health Training Center (TPHTC) is a training resource for current and future public health workers in the State of Texas. 

The Center is a partnerships between the University of Texas School of Public HealthTexas A&M University School of Rural Public Health, the University of North Texas School of Public Health, as well as local and state health departments in Texas providing competency-based training and education.

TPHTC is one of 33 Public Health Training Centers across the nation that are funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Resources. Recently, TPHTC was awarded a five-year, $3.2 million grant renewal from HRSA to continue and enhance our training and education programs.

Through web-based and in-person training programs, TPHTC provided training to 4,993 public health professionals across the State of Texas in 2009. Though our focus is providing training and education to local and state health departments, our training and education is also available to, and utilized by: non-profit organizations; academic institutions; corporations, as well as other sectors; and graduate students in public health and related fields.

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