Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia - Houston, TX

Houston, Texas
Monday, June 05, 2017
Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia - Houston, TX
Monday, June 05, 2017 8:30 AM -
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Denton A. Cooley, M.D. and Ralph C. Cooley, D.D.S.
(713) 500-8400
7440 Cambridge Street
Houston, Texas 77030
United States

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12 Contact Hours will be provided to all participants.
Dental CEUs will be provided.

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Monday & Tuesday, June 5 & 6, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $290

This workshop covers the basics of ID and Dementia.  Topics include: Introduction to Aging and ID • Understanding Dementia in Adults with ID: What is dementia? How does it present differently in adults with ID? • Early Detection and Screening for Dementia…Challenges & Resources. • Obtaining a Diagnosis • Health Care Advocacy for Adults with ID and Dementia • Understanding Challenging Behavior in ID and Dementia • Non-pharmacologic Interventions for Behavior • Communication Tips and Strategies • Adapting the Physical Environment • ID and Dementia Capable Residences • Stage-based Considerations • Bridging the Aging and Intellectual Disability Networks.

3 Day "Train-the-Trainer" Workshop:  Monday THRU Wednesday, June 5, 6 & 7, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $490

This workshop is for those with prior training experience  wishing to become an "Affiliated NTG Regional Trainer."   The first two days of the workshop cover the topics outlined above in the 2 Day Basic Workshop as well as a third day devoted to understanding and delivering the full NTG Dementia Capable Care Curriculum. Affiliated trainers are authorized to use NTG branded and copyrighted training materials to train within their own agency or organization or to conduct training for outside agencies and organizations.  Affiliated trainers have access to greatly expanded topic modules, trainer manual, NTG continuing education webinars, and are mentored by NTG Master Trainers.

The workshop will be led by NTG Training Committee Co-Chair and NTG Lead Trainer Kathryn Pears, MPPM and NTG Master Trainer Helen Steppowany.

 

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Payment Instructions

  • All major credit cards accepted.
    Payment By Check
    • Please make check payable to: AADMD
    • Mail to: National Task Group on ID & Dementia, 3761 Renee Drive, Suite #167, Myrtle Beach, SC  29579
    • Please add the following to the Memo line on check:  Participant Name/Workshop City
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