Hills County FCSS is looking for one committed and dedicated resident to become a COMPASS for the Caregiver” Facillitator.
Caregiving can be a stressful, isolating, and overwhelming experience. It can have a negative impact on the caregiver’s physical and mental health. COMPASS helps caregivers balance their own well-being with the challenges of caregiving.
COMPASS is a 9-module program facilitated by someone who understands how difficult caregiving can be. We discuss dealing with guilt and grief, managing stress, improving communication, navigating the system and planning for the journey ahead. A complete list of the module topics is available here.
days of free COMPASS Facilitator training
25, 26 & 27, 2017
at Chateau Nova in
Peace River, AB
eligible expenses will be paid for by Saddle Hills County FCSS)
provides an intensive 3-day facilitator training program to prepare
you to deliver the program:
is delivered by an experienced facilitator, and includes a
facilitator manual and
participant workbook and supplemental
to agencies, professionals and individuals who work in the
have previous facilitation or caregiving
experience, and a strong desire to make a
difference in the
lives of caregivers.
detailed breakdown of the learning objectives and training topics is
completing the training and being designated a facilitator, you can
deliver COMPASS in your community or facility. Caregivers Alberta
supports COMPASS partners and facilitators by providing information
and support, evaluation and advertising tools; all program materials
(manuals for small fee); and access to additional resources.
Eligible expenses related to facilitating future workshops will be
covered by Saddle Hills County FCSS.
you are interested in this training or would like more information,
please call Ula ASAP at (780) 864-3760 or by email to
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