Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Join us once a week for six weeks duing a Powerful Tools for Caregivers session and learn that byy taking care of your own health and well-being, you become a better caregiver. During this evidence based training, provided by Iowa State University, you will be introduced to tools to help Reduce Stress, Improve Self-Confidence, Manage Time, Set Goals, and Solve Problems, Better Communicate Feelings, Locate Helpful Resources and Make Tough Decisions

To learn more about the evidence based training program, please click here: https://www.powerfultoolsforcaregivers.org/what-we-do/

To sign up for notifications of when the trainings will be made available, please join our PTC mailing list by selecting the button below.

Respite Care Provider Training

The SC Respite Coalition is 1 of 11 states across the country that have partnered together to establish the Respite Care Provider Training.  This online and self paced program provides 10 modules with 7 hours of education.  Once completed, participants will have the option to be included on a state Individual Respite Registry for families seeking respite care givers.  Register by clicking below:

  • Please note: If you are in the process of a DDSN application this training is optional.

SC DDSN Family Selected Respite Program

We have partnered with the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs to ensure uniform documentation of Medicaid requirements to be a respite caregiver (provider) in participating counties for the Family Selected Respite Program.  We also manage an online training center for Household Employers and Respite Care Providers to receive their mandatory training.

To enter the DDSN Training Center, please select the button below.  If signing up for the first time, once you click the buttom below, please selecte "Sign Up" in the top right corner.