This virtual realm is new for all of us.
Don’t worry, we’ve kept it simple. Here is what you need to know:
Take care of yourself first.
Make sure you are in a comfortable seat and have plenty of water and snacks with you. We have incorporated breaks so that you can rest and prioritize your physical and emotional well-being.
Main Conference Hall
You are currently in the main conference hall, this is where you can view all of the presentations. Participate in the Q+A by submitting your questions below the stage!
Scavenger Hunt Live Only
Find one dragonfly in each of the vendor pages. Then click and fill out the form to enter to win $500! The more vendors you visit, the more dragonflies you can collect. Special thanks to David Smith, EDUCARE board President for the prize donation.
This programs offers 6.25 CEUs (1.75 Ethics). After the presentation is over, navigate to the CEU page (or click here), complete and submit the evaluation forms for the CEUs you need. They will be sent via email in 1 – 2 weeks.
Visit our vendors! They are valuable resources and are here to support you. Live only: All of the vendors are offering virtual prizes, make sure to enter for your chance to win! Collect all the dragonflies that you find for a chance to win $500!
Words from EDUCARE
Welcome & Introduction
7:30 am – 8:30 am
Take a tour of the virtual space with Roger Courville.
Sharyn Fein, EDUCARE Executive Director.
Keynote Speaker | 1.5 CEU’s
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Co-Founder of CaregiverHelp.com, and author of the unflinchingly honest and surprisingly funny book, “Letters from Madelyn, Chronicles of a Caregiver,” will demonstrate how to avoid caregiver burnout and compassion fatigue by developing an “Attitude of Creative Indifference” toward the anger, guilt, depression, and grief associated with caring for individuals who can no longer care for themselves.
10:00 am – 10:15 am
Visit Vendor Gallery, Play the Scavenger Hunt! (live only)
LCSW | 0.5 CEU’s
10:15 am – 10:45 am
Write to Thrive: Attendees will learn about the research regarding how writing affects our health, what type of writing seems most effective in improving our health, and also gather some writing prompts for those days that getting started is the hardest part.
Keynote Continues | 1.5 CEU’s
10:45 am – 12:15 pm
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Nourish your body! Play the Scavenger Hunt (live only)
LCSW, ACHP-SW | 0.5 CEU’s
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Power of Release: Relax! Relate! Release!: Attendees will participate in a motivational chat where we explore and tap into the Power that comes when we are intentional and choose to release.
1:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Check Out Vendors’ Virtual Prizes, Play the Scavenger Hunt (live only)
PT GCS, QiGong Master | 1.75 CEU’s
1:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Ethics and the Empty Well: Attendees will learn the ethical implications to your practice when your well is empty. We will review code of ethics for different disciplines, research related to professional exhaustion, and recent research about the effects of ancient practices for health.
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Scavenger hunt winner announced at 4p.m. Vendors’ Door Prize winners notified.
M. Ed., LPC, NCC, Certified Nia Trainer | 0.5 CEU’s
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Nia Moving to Heal: Transforming Fatigue into Resilience: attendees will practice using movement, music, self-expression, breath, and somatic awareness to discharge stress, balance, and heal.