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WHATPsychologists receive caregiver education and training learning skills to address the unique needs and challenges of caregivers.
WHYTo allow for a comprehensive approach to treating caregiver's psychological needs by involving all parties and aspects of care.
WHEREAmerican Psychological Association.
Washington, D.C.
Across the U.S.A.

Program Description

"The APA Family Caregiver Briefcase is a user-friendly, online resource to help psychologists and other health and social service professionals assist family caregivers through individual and organizational practice, research, teaching and community service."

The Caregiver Briefcase Program informs psychologists on the following topics:

-How caregiving affects everyone
-Facts about family caregiving
-Common caregiving problems
-How to identify and reach caregivers
-Roles psychologists have in working with family caregivers
-Assessment tools and effective interventions
-Conducting caregiver research
-Educating and teaching about caregiving
-Advocating for family caregivers
-Resources for diverse populations and age groups

The Caregiver Briefcase education and training program povides:

-Caregiving Facts

Caregiver training aims to equip psychologists and other health professionals to better meet the counselling needs of caregivers.

The mission of the American Psychological Association is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives.

Find out more about the Caregiver Briefcase Program

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