SEMINAR: April 2021 – UW Caregivers Stress and Benefit Scale: Identifying Caregivers Who Need More Support

Dr. Dagmar Amtmann joined us on April 5, 2021, at the University of Washington Caregiver stress and Benefit Scale.

Dr. Amtmann will provide an overview of the psychometric properties of the UW Caregiver Stress and Benefit Scale, summarize what we have learned about caregiver stress and benefit in both the USA and EU, and provide suggestions for how to use the scales in clinical practice to screen for caregivers who are overwhelmed and may benefit from more support.

Dr. Amtmann is a health outcomes researcher, a Research Professor at the University of Washington (UW), Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and the Principal Investigator of the UW Center on Outcomes Research in Rehabilitation (UWCORR) that houses numerous projects related to measuring health outcomes. She leads the outcomes measurement core of the NIH-funded outcomes research in prosthetics and orthotics, and she is PI of the National Data and Statistical Center for NIDILRR funded Burn Model System.