5193.0 Kinship Care/Relative Caregivers

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to provide attendees with information on caregiving among various groups. The participants will have a clearer understanding of caregiving in traditionally oppressed groups including the elderly, African American women, and foster children.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe factors affecting the breast health behaviorsl among African American female caregivers. 2. Identify useful strategies to support parental caregivers. 3. Identify three factors that impact caregiver well-being. 4. Overcome interdepartmental barriers to the creation of an environmental health program.
Robert H. Keefe, PhD, ACSW
Tammy Thomas, MSW, MPH

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Organized by: Social Work

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