Lifespan Respite
Technical Assistance Center

Respite Provider Training Resources

For additional state and national respite provider training resources, see main ARCH webpage.


Lifespan Respite State Program Training Resources


New Hampshire

NH Lifespan Respite Provider Curriculum

State Registry Consent Forms

Enrollment Request for Respite Training 



Wisconsin Lifespan Caring Network Training. Easter Seals Wisconsin and Respite Care Association of Wisconsin developed a Lifespan Caring Network Training to prepare providers with required skills to provide in-home respite care for individuals with a variety of disabilities, including highly challenging behaviors, and basic medical and personal care needs.Lifespan Caring Network Training is and online course, and is designed for people providing care to individuals of varying disabilities and ages. The course covers: Disability Basics, Lifts & Transfers, Personal Care/ Daily Living Skills, Medication Administration, Communication Techniques, Abuse and Neglect, Caring for Challenging Behaviors, Free Time Activities, and Making Connections (meeting/ training with the family). Participants work at their own pace and makes use of videos, worksheets and quizzes to test the knowledge of participants. For more information, contact the Respite Care Association of Wisconsin.

Lifespan Respite

Technical Assistance Center

ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center

4016 Oxford Street

Annandale, VA 22003

(703) 256-2084

This project is supported, in part by grant number 90LT0002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.


The ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center is a division of the Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project, Inc. | 800 Eastowne Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 |



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