Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Program: The Changing Landscape of VA Services and Improving Access Through Technology

Start time
1:00 PM Pacific
End time
2:00 PM Pacific

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Includes complimentary CEs

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This presentation will discuss the wide-ranging supportive and educational services available to veteran caregivers through the Veterans Affairs (VA) Caregiver Support Program (CSP). Eligibility for these services is also expanding as a result of legislation passed in 2018. This presentation also describes how VA is increasing access to CSP services via home-video telehealth to provide veteran-centric medical and mental health services. 

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • After this presentation attendees will be able to: Describe VA's Caregiver Support Program 
  • Discuss how VA uses telehealth to support caregivers. 
  • Identify how to help caregivers connect to VA. 

Presenters

Rebecca Bixler, LISW, Caregiver Support Coordinator, Sioux Falls VA Medical Center; 
Marren Grant, MSW, LCSW, CCM, Sr. Social Worker/Program Coordinator, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center- Western Region; 
Christy Reynolds, LMSW, MSW, Program Coordinator, VA Caregiver Support Line, Canandaigua Veteran Affairs Medical Center; 
Bret Hicken, PhD, MSPH, Aging Population Lead, Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center- Western Region