Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners!
Professionals from nonprofit organizations, county government, and faith based organizations are encouraged to attend, along with any family caregivers! This is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification, to qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP website at www.nccdp.org. You are also welcome to just come for the education!
The seminar will cover the following modules: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Communication, Feelings, Depression, Repetitive Behavior, Paranoia, Hallucinations, Wandering, Hoarding, Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy and Sexuality, Personal Care, Pain, Nutrition, Activities, Environment, Staff and Family Support, Diversity and Cultural Competence, Spiritual Care, and End of Life.
Friday, June 1, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
George Mason University, Peterson Hall, Room 2409, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
Trainer: Christi Clark, ALA, CMIS, CDP, CADDCT
Christi Clark, Assistant Director, IMCC, has over 15 years of experience in the field of long term care. Christi is a licensed Assisted Living Facility Administrator, where she has worked in both marketing and operations roles. As a Certified Memory Impairment Specialist, Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, she has dedicated the last 10 years working specifically with those affected with various forms of memory impairment, their families, and the community.
To register, click here. You can also register by phone by calling Cathy Tompkins at 703-993-2838.
Space is Limited. Payment must be received one week in advance of the class to ensure course enrollment. Lunch is on your own. There will be an hour for lunch in the schedule. No form of taping is allowed nor are laptops permitted in the seminar. A Student Handout Notebook will be provided.
Questions? Please contact Cathy Tompkins at 703-993-2838 or email@example.com