Wisconsin Caregiver Project
The Wisconsin Caregiver Project is now scheduling workshops for Fall 2016! Check back in late summer for registration opportunities.
UW-Oshkosh CCDET will be offering a series of workshops in Fall 2016. Training locations will include Eau Claire, the Milwaukee area, and the Fox Valley area. Available workshops include the popular “Continuing Education for Caregivers: Training for Trainers” and “Investigating & Reporting Allegations of Misconduct in DQA-Regulated Facilities.” These workshops are partially subsidized by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Quality Assurance (DQA).
You may attend one or both days - material is different each day. Registration is open to multiple individuals per facility.
Information regarding upcoming CCDET workshops is also announced via the DQA Email Subscription Service. To sign up for DQA Notifications and Updates, go to:
Overview of Workshops
Continuing Education for Caregivers: Training for Trainers (including the new Fear of Retaliation training) – This full-day workshop at a cost of $145 per participant, including lunch, combines the former Topical Training for Trainers and Experiential Video Training for Trainers. Participants will receive:
- An overview of all training materials
- Copies of selected Facilitator Guides and handouts
- Suggestions for matching training modules with specific continuing education requirements
- Training tips and an opportunity to participate in several training activities
This workshop introduces participants to over 30 hours of Caregiver Project training materials designed to prevent abuse and neglect, increase quality of care and meet continuing education requirements for caregivers in settings regulated by DQA. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to train direct caregivers and other staff in their own facilities. NOTE for CBRF 83.20 approved instructors: This class is approved by DQA for 3 hours of required adult learning continuing education.
Investigating and Reporting Allegations of Misconduct (for nursing homes and non-nursing homes) – This half-day workshop at a cost of $115 per participant will help participants identify the key components of conducting internal investigations into allegations of abuse, neglect and misappropriation. Participants will develop an investigation protocol while learning about:
- Conducting an investigation
- Interviewing skills
- Caregiver misconduct definitions
- Reporting requirements
Cost of attending both workshops is $250. (save $10.)