In the years since the Powerful Tools For Caregivers (PTC) program was conceived, a great deal of research, evaluation and revision has been done to ensure its continued value and success. The 6-week PTC class has been shown to have a positive impact on caregiver health for a diverse group of caregivers including:
Data from class participant evaluations indicates:
PTC is based on the highly successful Chronic Disease Self-Management Program developed by Dr. Kate Lorig at Stanford University's Patient Education Research Center. These classes are free to all family caregivers, donations accepted for the cost of the book.
For a brief description of what is covered in each class Training Classes (PDF) or other Workshop Locations. Next Workshop is in the Spring of 2018.
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