PennCares offers educational trainings for caregivers, families, and professional individuals working in the aging field.  We provide them with excellent resources and current information to better care for individuals who need extra assistance due to physical, mental, or emotional disabilities.

PennCares can bring our professional trainings to your area either on site or via webinar. Call or email us for pricing information. Don’t see a topic you are looking for? Call or email us as we can customize your staffing needs. Contact dallen@penncares.org or 717-632-5552 ext 4101

Thank you very much for your presentation on “Managing Bullying” . Your presentation addressed interpersonal problems that are not easy to talk about, and then you talked our residents through the process of cognitive and behavioral change to better handle their feelings and their behavior. You provided management and me with skills we can use in our day to day interactions with residents –E.C.- York Housing Authority

Combatting Social Isolation

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Combating Social Isolation: In this training, participants delve into the intricate dynamics of social isolation. Through comprehensive exploration, attendees uncover the behavioral nuances and profound effects of isolation on individual and community well-being. Join us to learn practical strategies to combat isolation, cultivate empathy, and foster meaningful connections in an increasingly disconnected landscape.


Parenting After Trauma

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar via Video Conferencing
$25.00

Research tells us that the impact of trauma can lead to both short-term and long-term challenges. Often times people who experience trauma do not expect the ways they can feel retraumatized especially those expecting children. During this webinar we will explore how trauma can impact expectant parents during pregnancy and beyond and what supports exist during this time. This webinar is great for parents, medical staff, and those who work with families to be better trauma-informed and consider the ways we can approach pregnancy and parenting with a supportive framework.


Dementia LIVE! – Martinsburg, PA

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Homewood at Martinsburg 437 Givler Drive
Martinsburg, PA 16662 United States
$10.00

presents:   at Homewood at Martinsburg 437 Givler Dr. Martinsburg, PA 16662   July 30, 2024 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Cost: $10 This program is made possible by The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation. Sessions are every 30 minutes. This includes gearing up, time in the simulation, and an empowerment session …

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Professional Grief

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$25.00

Grief is a natural response to loss. How is grief of the professional different? Does it affect our work? Does it affect the professional personally? What do you do with the feelings and effects it produces? This workshop is aimed at addressing the grief of the professional and techniques for coping. If you work in a field that results in multiple client losses due to death this can be an invaluable opportunity to learn and grow personally and professionally.


Hearing Distressing Voices Simulation – Gettysburg, PA

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Private: Adams County Emergency Services & Training Center 230 Greenamyer Lane
Gettysburg, 17325 United States
$10.00

presents:   at Adams County Emergency Services Center 230 Greenamyer Ln, Gettysburg, PA 17325   Thursday, September 19, 2024 9:30am - 12:00pm Cost: $10 This program is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert C. Hoffman Foundation Charitable Endowment Trust Availability is limited. Here’s what people are saying about the simulation:  “Thank you …

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Dementia LIVE! – Westchester, PA

October 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Chester County Department of MH/IDD 601 Westtown Rd. Suite 340
West Chester, PA 19380 United States
$10.00

presents: at the Chester County Department of MH/IDD 601 Westtown Rd. Suite 340 West Chester, PA 19380 October 29, 2024 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Cost: $10 This program is made possible by The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation Sessions are every 30 minutes. This includes gearing up, time in the simulation, …

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Dementia LIVE! – Chambersburg, PA

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Menno Haven – Resident Life Center (in Event Center) 300 Ridgeview
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States
$10.00

presents:   at Menno Haven 2011 Scotland Ave. Chambersburg, PA 17201 November 7, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost: $10 This program is made possible by The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation Sessions are every 30 minutes. This includes gearing up, time in the simulation, and an empowerment session to round out …

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Vicarious Trauma: Impact to the Helpers

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10.00

Vicarious Trauma: Impact to the Helpers Recognizing and Minimizing Risks in Care Fields via Webinar Friday, November 15, 2024 9:00am – 12:00pm Cost: $10   This program is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert C. Hoffman Foundation Charitable Endowment Trust *3.0 Social Work CEUs - Pending Approval No Additional Cost *3.0 Nursing …

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