Respite Care Training Program

Respite Care Training Program



The RESPITE CARES! respite care training program is designed for adults interested in providing respite care services for families of children who have disabilities.

Learn how to care for children with disabilities and provide respite care. RESPITE CARES! is a quality respite care training program that will teach you how to provide first rate care for children who have disabilities.

Upon completion of the course you may enter the Caring Network, a National Respite Care Registry that is available to families. Agencies can also access this registry to provide you with other opportunities in the disabilities field.


BECOME A RESPITE CARE PROVIDER



Caring for a child with special needs can be a 24-hour-a-day job, with limited downtime to take care of family matters, catch a movie or just relax on the sofa. Parents of children with disabilities desperately need a break to rest, relieve stress and get re-energized. Respite care for a child with disabilities is something that every parent asks for, but few ever get.


Training Topics

• Role and responsibility of the Respite Care Provider

• Disability information and awareness

• Communication issues

• Behavior management

• Safety

• Seizures

• Assistive/adaptive equipment

• and much much more!

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Help Families


Unlike families of typical children, who can hire a typical child care professional when they need a break or night out, respite care requires someone with training and confidence to tend to the child’s needs.


ACQUIRE JOB SKILLS


Learn all about caring for children with disabilities. Great for college students, volunteering, or working in the disabilities field.

GREAT FOR CHILDCARE PROFESSIONAL

Increase your skills to help make your day care job or practice more inclusive.



You will receive a gold embossed certificate!




A personalized certificate will be mailed to you to proudly showing that you have completed the Respite Cares! course and are now ready to serve families of children with disabilities by providing respite care for them.


Choose a Pricing Option

$149

Respite Cares! Training Program

Learn About Children with Disabilities and How to Care for Them

Learn how to care for children with disabilities and provide respite care. Respite Cares! is a program that prepares individuals to offer first-rate care for children who have mild to moderate disabilities and/or enter the field of special education some day. Caring for a child with special needs can be a 24-hour-a-day job, with limited downtime to take care of family matters, catch a movie or just relax on the sofa. Parents of children with disabilities desperately need a break to rest, relieve stress and get re-energized. Respite care for a child with disabilities is something that every parent asks for, but few ever get.

Unlike families of typical children, who can hire a neighborhood teenager to baby-sit when they need a night out, respite care requires someone with training and confidence to tend to the child’s needs.