Specialized Family Care Program

SFC staff will be working remotely and available to SFC providers through their work cell phones. If you have an emergency or specific needs please contact your Family Based Care Specialist. The public may continue to make referrals or apply to be a home provider by utilizing this site. All staff contact information can be accessed by Contact Us.

Tips and Supports for Caregivers

  • Category: Caregiving
  • Materials: Article written by DeAnna Looper, RN, CHPN, Crossroads Hospice and provided by Potomac Center Specialized Family Care Program
  • Goal: Provider knows how to prevent caregiver burnout
  • Credit Hours: 1/2 Hours
  • Date Developed: October 2011
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, Specialized Family Care Liaison

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows the warning signs of caregiver burnout
  2. Provider knows the warning signs of depression
  3. Provider knows when to seek professional help for depression
  4. Provider knows ways to cope with and/or prevent burnout

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider