Training Courses

Respite Care Association of Wisconsin offers a variety of free online training courses for both caregivers and respite workers on many topics. These courses are divided into five categories: Respite Care Certificate Program, KIT for Caregivers, KIT for Respite Providers, Specialized Trainings, and Monthly Minis.

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The RCAW Respite Care Certificate Program (RCCP) is designed for people who are interested in providing respite care to individuals with varying disabilities and ages across the lifespan. Learners are able to work at their own pace to complete the ten required online courses. 

Upon completion of the Respite Care Certificate Program, learners will be offered the opportunity to be added to the Wisconsin Respite Care Registry, available to primary caregivers to search for respite care providers in their community.

RCAW’s KIT for respite providers offers a collection of free online courses, discussion topics, files, and worksheets that cover a variety of topics. 

 
 

RCAW’s KIT for primary/family caregivers offers a collection of free online courses, discussion topics, files, and worksheets that cover a variety of topics.

Each month RCAW provides mini online training on a variety of topics. Some topics are geared for caregivers, others for respite workers and providers, and others. These mini training courses are 30 minutes long.

Using partnerships with agencies and subject matter experts, RCAW is excited to offer specialized training courses on a variety of topics. Some of these courses are online, others are in-person workshops.