Instructor: Mary Doane
$150 Tuition / $120 Fixed-Income Tuition
Mindful Family Caregiving is a four-part online course that addresses the emotional complexities that come with caring for a loved one or family member. Being a Family Caregiver can bring unique rewards, and often poses unique challenges. If you are currently in this special role, or expect to be in it soon, these sessions are intended for you.
This live interactive series includes the following modules:
- Cultivating Mindfulness for Engaged Care
- Sustainable Compassion in Caregiving
- Loss and its Influence on the Caregiving Experience
- Maintaining Healthy Boundaries
Each two-hour session incorporates teaching, guided meditations, small group activities, and ample opportunities for group sharing. Handouts are provided for each session.
Led by experienced instructors, our courses provide the opportunity to learn methods that reduce stress and build resilience, and tools that support you in providing quality care and connection for your loved one.
Who is it for?
The course content is framed in the context of the unique circumstances encountered by family caregivers. We encourage family caregivers to join this course. We recommend that clinical/professional caregivers explore our Essentials of Mindful Caregiving course.
How does it work?
- The course will run weekly for four weeks in May.
- Each session will be two hours long (8 hrs live teaching in total)
- Class size is limited to a maximum of 20 people
- Sessions will be conducted live via video conferencing (Zoom) by an experienced MCE Instructor.
How much does it cost?
As a non-profit with the goal of improving the care experience, it is important to us that our pricing allows as many people as possible to attend.
- Tuition: $150
- Fixed-income Tuition: $120
All posted tuition is subsidized by the generosity of our donors. Help us keep our courses accessible by making a donation with your registration.
May 18, 25 & June 1, 8 at 3:00 – 5:00 pm (Pacific Time/San Francisco)
The session will be conducted through Zoom. Log-in information will be sent to participants by email prior to the session. (The Register button is on the right-hand side of this page)
Registration will close 2.5 hours before the session begins.
These sessions will not be recorded.
We will be using the Zoom web conferencing platform to run the forum. Due to security updates, you will be required to download their latest version of the platform. Click here to download the Zoom Client for Meetings. You will also find other updates to their platform for your cellphone and iPad. Please test out Zoom on your device before the session to ensure proper video and audio settings. For instructions, watch Zoom’s instructional video and then join a test meeting to confirm your computer settings. Be sure to speak into your build-in microphone or external headset to check the audio level.