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Fear of Retaliation

Fear of retaliation is a reality for people who must rely on others to meet their needs. This curriculum is designed for a variety of audiences as outlined below. After completing the training:

Residents will:

  • Understand their right to voice concerns without fear of retaliation
  • Learn ways to report
  • Discover available resources

Staff will:

  • Realize the impact of behavior and communication on those in their care
  • Understand the right to be free of retaliation
  • Acknowledge the responsibility to report retaliation
  • Identify subtle actions that are retaliatory in nature
  • Understand how fear may prevent or affect the manner in which residents voice concerns

Family members/friends will:

  • Recognize the signs of retaliation
  • Learn how to effectively report concerns

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Wisconsin Caregiver Project

Project Overview

The UW-Oshkosh Center for Career Development and Employability Training (CCDET) collaborates with both governmental and private agencies to develop and present training information on a variety of topics. CCDET’s Caregiver Abuse and Neglect Prevention Project includes continuing education and misconduct investigation training commonly required for most healthcare providers regulated by the Wisconsin Division of Quality Assurance (DQA). CCDET continues to partner with the DQA to offer a limited number of workshops. Check here periodically for updates to the schedule.

Training Materials

This website offers printable PDF versions of the classroom-style training materials including facilitator and participant guides, PowerPoint presentations and handouts.

Permission is granted to reproduce these training materials with proper attribution for internal use within healthcare organizations or government agencies at no cost to the training participants. Other reproduction is prohibited without written permission from UW Oshkosh CCDET. All rights are reserved. For information on reproducing these materials, please contact the Director of UW Oshkosh CCDET at 920-424-3034.

To review, download and/or print the training materials for 15 different classroom-style topics, go to Topical Training Materials.

To learn more about the video-based experiential training material including trainer guides, go to Experiential Video Training Material.

To review, download and/or print the training materials for Investigating and Reporting Allegations of Misconduct, go to Investigation Training Materials.





University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Wisconsin Department of Health Services


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