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Wisconsin Caregiver Academy

Training initiatives that deliver sustainable results.

Providing effective State approved training opportunities for
caregiving professionals throughout Wisconsin.


Community-Based Residential Facility (CBRF)
Adult Family Home (AFH) Training Topics

The CBRF Train-the-Trainer program has been developed to offer another option for individuals without the required background to seek approval as an instructor, based on successful completion of a department-approved Train-the-Trainer course.

State Approved Train-the-Trainers (DHS 83.20):

  • Medication Administration: Train-the-Trainer
  • Standard Precautions: Train-the-Trainer
  • Fire Safety: Train-the-Trainer
  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED & CBRF Bridge Course: Train-the-Trainer (American Red Cross)
    • The only Licensed Training Provider to offer the State approved Instructor Trainer course!

Employee and Task Specific Train-the-Trainers (DHS 83.21 and 83.22):

  • *NEW* Individual Service Plan (ISP): Train-the-Trainer
  • *NEW* Crisis Prevention

Continuing Education Courses for Trainers:

  • Continuing Education Day for Trainers:
    • Medication Administration
    • Fire Safety
    • Standard Precautions

Online Professional Development:

  • Medication Administration
  • Standard Precautions
  • Adult Education



Contact Information:

Margie Reichwald
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Wisconsin Caregiver Academy Program Specialist
Phone: (920) 465-2321


Joy Ruzek
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Director of Continuing Professional Education and Wisconsin Caregiver Academy
Phone: 920-465-2222