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Lunch & Learn Meet Engage with® Skills Training Program

  • Wednesday, May 08, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom - link to be shared upon registration


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Are you a home or community-based care provider or caregiver seeking to enhance your skills and improve the lives of older adults in your care?

  Look no further! Join us for an insightful and empowering webinar titled Empathy in Action: Transforming Care for Older Adults,” featuring  the renowned “Engage with®,” an initiative by the Mental Health Association of  Maryland (MHAMD) in partnership with the Maryland Department of Aging.

   Why Attend?

   Empathy, respect, and clear communication are essential in caregiving! This event is designed to introduce you to this no-cost, evidence based, virtual training opportunity Engage with offers, designed to revolutionize caregiver education by focusing on these vital skills below.

  • Communication Techniques - Master the art of interacting effectively with older adults.
  • Mental Health and Substance Use- Learn to recognize and address these critical issues.
  • Medication ManagementUnderstand the essentials of proper medication oversight.
  • Dementia and Traumatic Brain Injury Challenges-  Gain insights into managing these complex conditions.
  • Handling Aggression -Develop strategies for navigating with these behaviors.
  • Collaborative Care Tactics - Enhance your teamwork skills to provide optimal care.

Grab your seat at the table to learn how you can advance your caregiving skills through this expert-led training - We can't wait to see you there!


 Meet Our Speaker:

Amanda brings over 10 years of direct practice and program management experience to the Engage with® program, a national-nonprofit initiative of the Mental Health Association of Maryland. 

In her role as Senior Director, she oversees the implementation, oversight, operations, and growth of the program. Amanda is passionate about the Engage with philosophy, which teaches participants how to engage effectively with others through respect, empathy, and communication.

She received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in Baltimore, MD and is a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker. Her experience includes work in child welfare, employee assistance and work-life programs, community health, higher education, and hospice care. As a leader in older adult care, she has presented at national and statewide conferences.

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