Stepping On Facilitator Training
Stepping On facilitators say they get a great deal of satisfaction from being able to help older adults feel safer in their homes and community by learning to prevent falls..
Stepping On is an evidence-based series of workshops that provide older adults with tools to improve their daily living skills, balance, and strength as well as social time to discuss improvements to their environments.
If you’re interested in joining the network of North Dakota Stepping On Facilitators, consider attending a facilitator training.
Training Dates & Location:
June 8-10, 2022
McGovern Alumni Center, Reimers Conference Room
1241 N University Dr, Fargo, ND 58102
Master Trainers: Ellen Bjelland and Bill Vasicek
There is no cost for the three-day training. Reimbursement is available for mileage, lodging and meals. Facilitators are provided extensive support in delivering this highly effective workshop for adults 60 and older who have fallen or have a fear of falling.
Support is available from NDSU Extension, the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging, the Master Trainers or other Stepping On Facilitators across North Dakota.
Individuals interested in becoming facilitators must identify their sponsoring organization and submit a completed application by May 23, 2022 to NDSU Extension.
Lodging will be reimbursed to the attendees at the state rate of $ 86.40+tax/night .
This project is supported by funding from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging, and granted through North Dakota Department of Human Services, Aging Servings Division.
Requests for accommodations related to disability should be made to the event contact person at least two weeks in advance of the event.