All participants will receive a certificate for 12 contact hours.
Hosted by: LiveWell. This project was supported in part by a cooperative agreement (No. 90ADP1006) to LiveWell Alliance from the Administration on Aging (AOA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
2 Day Basic Workshop: October 15 & 16, 2019 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily. Cost: $150
SPECIAL RATES FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS ($15) AND DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF ($50).
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: October 15, 16 & 17, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily: Cost: $250 . SPECIAL RATES FOR DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF: $75.
This workshop is for those wishing to become an "Affiliated NTG Regional Trainer." The first two days of the workshop consist of the 2 Day Basic Workshop described above. A third day is 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.