Monthly Minis

Each month Respite Care Association of Wisconsin releases a FREE mini online training. Monthly Mini-Courses are short courses covering various topics geared for either family caregivers, respite providers, or both. These courses may focus on children, adults, older adults, or lifespan issues.

Archive of Past Monthly Minis

October 2022 – Long-term Care Supports in WI – video webinar

Handouts: PowerPoint, Long-term Care Supports Contact Information,  Helpful Resources for Children Services,  Medicaid and Children’s Services OverviewADRC Brochure, IRIS, Family Care, PACE Services, ADRC Map

September 2022 – Finding Clients – How to Market Yourself as a Respite Provider- video webinar

Handouts: How to Market PowerPoint

August 2022 – Creating Goals Around Recreation and Leisure – video webinar

Handouts: Recreation and Leisure PowerPoint

July 2022 – Safety and Crisis Planning – video webinar

  Handouts: Safety Plan Examples

June 2022 – Self-Care and Coping Strategies- video webinar

November 2021 – Respite Care Provider Training Q&A – video webinar

October 2021 – Emergency Situations During Respite Care – video webinar

September 2021 – Caring For Yourself as You Care for Others – video webinar

August 2021 – Creating a Strong Respite Registry Profile (for providers) – video webinar

July 2021 – Tips & Tricks for Creating a Calm Environment – video webinar

June 2021 – Meaningful Summertime Activities & Adaptations – video webinar

May 2021 – How to Find, Train, and Retain a Respite Provider – video webinar

March 2021 – Becoming an Independent Respite Provider – video webinar

February 2021 – Visual Supports 3-Part Series

Part 1: Visual Supports for Children and Adults – video webinar

Part 2: Visual Supports for Older Adults – video webinar

Part 3:  Tips for Creating Your Own Visuals – video webinar

January 2021 – Using Visual Supports – video webinar

September 2020 – Respite 101 for Family Caregivers: An Introduction of Respite in Wisconsin – online course

August 2020 – Becoming an Independent Respite Provider – online course

July 2020 – Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) in Children – online course

March 2020/April 2020 – Finding Your New Normal During COVID-19 – online course

Data from 2018 – March 2023

Individuals who've successfully completed the Respite Care Provider Training course
Respite care providers currently listed on the Wisconsin Respite Care Registry
Dollars RCAW provided family caregivers to receive respite care through the Caregiver Respite Grant Program
Respite hours provided to family caregivers who've applied for the Caregiver Respite Grant Program