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Caregiver Wellness course for families

Navigating disability requires time, paperwork and so many phone calls. It can feel isolating and overwhelming.  This course is about YOU- how to truly care for yourself so you can continue creating the best for your family. Through VELA's interactive 5 session course, you will learn and practice skills for real self-care and wellbeing.  Join VELA to gain knowledge, empowerment, resilience and community. You can also check out other course options and/or register for support group.
We look forward to meeting you in person on or the screen!

What to Expect: 

  • This course meets 1x/week over 5 sessions; you must be able to attend each session to register.
  • Our Courses are not webinars! Instead, they are interactive, engaging and an opportunity to learn, share, receive and give support.
  • Mailed Materials- If you are registering for our virtual course, we will mail course curriculum to you.
  • Our Course Facilitators are parents, just like you. That means they lead with empathy because they get it.
  • Meet other parents and learn from each other!

Topics Covered:

  • Learning about Mindfulness and Self Compassion
  • Taking Perspective and How it Supports Us
  • Building Resilience
  • Taking Care and Responding to our Emotions 
  • How to use Communication and Appreciation
  • Learn about key resources and how/when to access them
  • Learn and practice real self-care strategies for yourself

Course Schedule:( must attend all 5 sessions). All courses are virtual and on zoom.

Round 2 Option: 4/10/24-5/8/24 on Wednesdays from 12-1:30pm

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