Unicorn Children’s Foundation Offers REST Companion Training
Boca Raton, FL – March 8, 2018 – The Unicorn Children’s Foundation will be hosting a training on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9am to 5pm at the Boca Raton Children’s Museum to increase the availability of high quality respite care providers in Palm Beach and Broward County. Respite provides temporary relief for families from the ongoing responsibility of caring for an individual with special needs. This8 hour workshop is based on a national evidence-based model from REST to provide care companions with the tools necessary to help them build confidence and provide high-quality respite care to adults and children. No prior experience is required to attend this very interactive training program, only a desire to help strengthen families and our community.
One mom shared, “I struggled a lot as a parent of 3 children with special needs. The diagnoses initially were overwhelming. Because of my profession as a therapist, I found myself feeling incompetent as a mother AND therapist, feeling I should be able to handle the circumstances. However, respite made space available for me to do my own therapy as well as continue my studies; I was able to release those limiting beliefs and learn how to be really present for my children...and husband. Our family has strengthened as a result. This has been a life changing support for me. I will forever be in gratitude!” Do you have what it takes to give caregivers the break they need to refresh and recharge so they can keep up caring for their loved ones without burning out? A $10 registration fee is required to reserve your spot but is refundable upon completion of the course. Contact Ivonne Rodriguez, certified REST Companion Trainer at (561) 620-9377 ext. 306 for more information. Interested parties may also register online at UnicornChildrensFoundation.org/Companion.
About the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Unicorn Children's Foundation is a non-profit organization providing education, awareness and funding opportunities to organizations for special needs children in an effort to help kids excel in the community. For millions of special needs children with developmental, communication and learning challenges, finding a cure is like chasing a rainbow in that a cure remains elusive. The Unicorn Children’s Foundation is expanding the collective special needs community to help acknowledge, celebrate and integrate the special qualities possessed by neurodiverse children with Autism, ADHD, Bipolar, Asperger’s, Dyslexia and other learning disorders.