Make a Difference in Someone’s Life! Become a Respite Care Worker

This comprehensive online course is designed for people who are interested in providing in-home respite care to individuals of varying disabilities and ages, across the lifespan. Participants are able to work at their own pace, with the ability to start and stop the modules as they go. The online training course makes use of videos, worksheets and quizzes to test the knowledge of participants. Upon successful completion of the online course, the participants will receive a certificate and will be offered the opportunity to be added to the Wisconsin Respite Care Provider Registry, available to families to search for in-home respite care providers in their community.

Topics Covered

  • Disability Basics
  • Client Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Communication Techniques
  • Coping with Challenging Moments
  • Free Time Activities
  • Meeting with Clients and Caregivers

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Respite Care Association of Wisconsin