Invisible Caregivers: Children & Adolescents
To educate participants about the hidden population of youth caregivers in the school setting. Youth caregivers provide care in a variety of caregiving situations such as siblings with disabilities, grandparents with dementia, a parent or other relative receiving chemotherapy. Participants will learn ways to identify, support, educate and create interventions for this newly discovered population.
Professionals who work within systems or as private providers serving children and adolescents such as school systems, healthcare providers, or mental health services.
June 26, 2018
9:00am-12:00pm (a networking breakfast with Dean Steve Anderson will begin at 8:00am)
Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation-MCLI- Rooms 2E and 2B
228 W Miller St
Springfield, IL 62702
Brenda Lindsey, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Social Work Education Programs, Bachelors of Social Work Program Director and Teaching Full Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Social Work
Carol Mauck, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Social Work
Gregory Kyrouac, Director of Education & Outreach Programs, Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
$40 to attend (includes breakfast)
3 CEU’s available