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Thriving as a Family Caregiver

Title: Thriving as a Family Caregiver
Event Date: 3/7/2018 - 3/7/2018
Event Time: Noon
Event End: 1:30 p.m.

CALIT2 building, Room 3008


CALIT2's collaboration with Aging 2.0 is bringing our community together to discussion and learn from each other about issues and concerns around healthy aging and wellness. The series will be held in the afternoon with a speaker in the aging space. All are welcome: students, older adults, non-profits, community members, friends, and family. We hope you will join us!


Jack Light is the Executive Director of the Family Caregiver Resource Center, and St. Jude Brain Injury Network, at St. Jude Medical Center, in Fullerton, CA. Jack is a licensed clinical social worker. His career as a clinician and administrator started in Orange County in 1989. For the past 10 years Jack has been working exclusively with family caregivers. Aside from his professional work Jack is completing a research project with the University of California, Irvine, Community Health Research, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, to reduce family caregiver stress, anxiety and depression through respite and psychoeducational classes. Jack is also a part time lecturer, at the graduate level, at Cal State Fullerton, Department of Social Work and a fieldwork instructor for graduate students at Cal State Long Beach, School of Social Work. Jack currently supervises candidates for clinical social work licensure, granted by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. He maintains a private clinical counseling practice, working with couples and families. Jack is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he received his undergraduate and graduate degrees. 



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