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February 2, 2023 - March 9, 2023


9:30 am - 11:30 am


Virtual via Zoom


Family caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs


$40 - Financial scholarships available upon request

Registration Deadline

January 31, 2023


Malisa Rader
(515) 708-0622


Are you a caregiver of a child with special health and behavioral needs looking for some educational tools to help you in your caregiving role?

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is an educational series presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach that is designed to provide you with the tools to take care of yourself while caring for any age child with special health or behavioral needs.

Two experienced class leaders conduct the classes and provide interactive lessons, discussions, and brainstorming to help family caregivers take the tools presented and place them in action.

Participants will receive “The Caregiver Helpbook” developed specifically for the class that covers topics such as hiring in‐home help, understanding community resources, making legal and financial decisions and understanding depression.

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” will give you the tools to:
• Help you reduce stress
• Communicate effectively with other family members, your doctor, and paid help
• Take care of yourself
• Reduce guilt, anger and depression
• Help you relax
• Make tough decisions
• Set goals and problem‐solve

Pre‐registration for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is required. Foster parent credit available.


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