$195 – $295

Dementia Practitioner Seminar - 8 Hours LTC Administrator or General CEUs

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Best Western Airport Inn

5009 Pelham Rd

Greenville, SC 29615

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Dementia Practitioner Seminar & Certification Class

Become a Certified Dementia Practitioner, CDP®


8 Hours General CEUs -- Social Workers, Nurses, etc.

8 Hours CEUs -- South Carolina LTC Administrators


Instructor: Michael C. Mahon, MS, LHA, CADDT, CDM, CDP

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, NCCDP, Approved Trainer

Michael Mahon has over twenty years’ experience working as both a dementia practitioner and trainer. Along with being a dynamic educator and speaker, he is a licensed Administrator and Executive Director in Assisting Living and Memory Care.


When: Friday, October 6 2017 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Best Western Airport Inn, 5009 Pelham Rd , Greenville SC 29615

Cost (two options):

$195 General CEU hours (provided through NASW)

$295 South Carolina Long Term Care Administrators CEUs (approved by SC Board)

Snacks & lunch are included in the cost.

DISCOUNT:

For businesses who have multiple team members attending, we are offering a $25 discount on tickets which is available on EventBrite. Please note, though, that this is facility/location specific and does not apply to those working at multiple locations for a corporation.


SPECIAL HOTEL RATE: $69.00

Call Best Western Airport Inn at (864) 297-5353 to make a reservation at this rate.


Details about the class:

This class is the required “live” seminar portion for those pursuing certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP®).

Students will receive a binder with tabbed class materials. After this class, students will have 30 days to submit an application to NCCDP (National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners) for consideration for CDP® certification. You can find more information at nccdp.org.

Goals & Objectives

  • To provide a fundamental education on dementia and dementia care

  • To enhance the quality of life of dementia patients through education care providers

  • To foster sensitivity & respect for the person with dementia

  • To teach communication techniques

  • To provide sensitive approaches for assisting patients/residents with activities of daily living

Participants will:

  • Have an understanding of dementia

  • Identify common causes of aggression, repetitive, and sundowning behaviors

  • Learn behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent, reduce, or eliminate difficult care situations

  • Address challenges related to caregiver stress & utilize stress reduction techniques

  • Learn alternative activity interventions that are success oriented

  • Receive certificate of attendance in seminar


If you have questions about registration, or if you cannot make this event and are interested in future dates, email Amy Knight at amyk710@gmail.com

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