Resources for Psychologists

In addition to resources useful for both family caregivers AND psychologists, the following resources were developed specifically for professionals:

General Resources

Alzheimer’s Association Diversity Toolbox: Caring for Diverse Populations
Provides resources for working with African-American, Chinese, Latino and Korean Communities

Assuring Healthy Caregivers, A Public Health Approach to Translating Research into Practice: The RE-AIM Framework (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Caregivers Count Too! Toolkit (Family Caregiver Alliance)
An online toolkit to help practitioners assess the needs of family caregivers

Caring for caregivers: The issues interventions are different for racial and ethnic-minority caregivers (American Psychological Association)

Catalog of Clinical Training Opportunities: Best Practices for Recovery and Improved Outcomes for People with Serious Mental Illness (PDF, 545KB) (American Psychological Association)

Coping with Caregiving Intervention Manuals (Older Adult and Family Center, Stanford School Medicine) available in multiple languages

Cultural Competency and Health Literacy Resources for Health Care Providers (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration)

Doing What's Best for Mom and Dad: Helping contentious siblings find common cause (Psychotherapy Networker)

Implementing a Community Based Program for Dementia Caregivers: an Action Guide using Reach Out (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and University of Michigan Institute of Gerontology)

Innovations Clearinghouse on Family Caregiving: Programs, Public Policy and Technical Assistance for Professionals (Family Caregiver Alliance)
Evidence based practices, emerging practices, model programs, policy and advocacy, and tools and resources

Mental Health and Related Resources for Assisting Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families (American Psychological Association)

Resources for Caregiving (Ken Pope, PhD, ABPP)

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
The Caregiver Intervention Database contains descriptions of empirically validated caregiver support programs, implementation tools and guides, and caregiver resources

Technical Assistance Newsletter (Family Caregiver Alliance’s National Center on Caregiving & ARCH Lifespan Respite Network and Resource Center)

Working with Young Carers (The Princess Royal Trust for Carers)