Education and Events

View the list of upcoming education and training events! We love to partner with individuals and organizations by offering programs that help develop skills and knowledge.


Caregiver Trainings

Upcoming Trainings

VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS DATES / TIMES

Setting Your Training Course 

Staff training is at the heart of quality care and job satisfaction. This workshop helps you design training to meet the education regulations for AFHs, CBRFs, RCACs, NHs, HHAs and PCAs. Learn tips and share resources for meeting continuing education requirements and take away Quick Reference Charts for each provider.

 

Tuesday, June 11th: 12:30pm – 3:30pm

5 Steps to Caregiver Background Checks  

For individuals responsible for completing caregiver background checks in DQA-regulated facilities

 

Investigating & Reporting Allegations of Misconduct

Ensure that your investigations and reporting meet DQA regulations

Tuesday, June 18th: 8:30am – 12:30pm

Ready, Set, Train!

Discover over 30 hours of ready-made training for your staff

Thursday, June 13th: 12:30pm – 3:30pm

Dementia Trainings

Challenging Behavioral Specialist Train-the-Trainer (Classroom Training)

This 6-hour classroom training provides qualified individuals the necessary information and materials to train staff and/or others working with people living with dementia to become Challenging Behavioral Specialists.

Upon successful completion of the course and the online final assessment, trainers get listed as “Approved Instructors” on a publicly accessible online registry maintained by UWO CCDET and will be eligible to apply for CEUs.  Course information are now available at: http://www.uwosh.edu/dementia

Upcoming Training:
Thursday May 2nd 9:00am to 3:45pm
Culver Family Welcome Center
625 Peal Ave
Oshkosh, WI 54901
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Wisconsin Dementia Care Project (Online Training)

A series of online trainings related to dementia care for crisis responders, caregivers, healthcare providers, family and community members and other professionals is available. This training series is offered as part of the Wisconsin Dementia Care System Redesign and includes the following online trainings:

  • Generalist for Healthcare Providers (3-hour online training) $45
  • Crisis Response (4-hour online training) $60
  • Generalist for Family and Friends (2-hour online training) $25
  • Generalist for Community Members Train-the Trainer (1-hour online training) $25
  • Dementia Specialist Designation (4-hour online training) $60
  • Specialist Courses (1-hour online training) $25

Registration and course information are now available at: https://www.uwosh.edu/dementia


Caregiver Trainings

Caregivers SOAR! Train-the-Trainer (Classroom Training)

This 4-hour classroom training promotes job satisfaction and retention among caregivers in long-term care, with a focus on soft-skills training. Topics include communication skills, sympathy vs. empathy, conflict resolution dependability, professionalism and relationship building in the workplace.

Individuals attending the training will have access to ready-made training materials to train staff members.

Increasing Safety by Preventing Violence (Online Training)

The purpose of this 2-hour online training is to reduce the incidence of workplace violence in residential care facilities, increase the quality of life for residents and help ensure the safety of frail and elderly residents. The cost of this training is $25 per person.