Invisible Caregivers: Children & Adolescents

Objective:

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.

Target Audience:

Professionals who work within systems or as private providers serving children and adolescents such as school systems, healthcare providers, or mental health services.

When:

June 26, 2018
9:00am-12:00pm (a networking breakfast with Dean Steve Anderson will begin at 8:00am)

Where:

Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation-MCLI- Rooms 2E and 2B
228 W Miller St
Springfield, IL 62702

Who:

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

Cost:

$40 to attend (includes breakfast)
3 CEU’s available

Register Here.