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Online Workshop: 12/11/23 - 12/14/23 (or 15th for those becoming NTG trainers)

Monday, December 11 thru Thursday, December 14, 2023. Join us ONLINE for the NTG's national model workshop on ID/DD and dementia!! A final day is added Friday the 15th for those wishing to become NTG Affiliated Regional Trainers.

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Online Workshop: 12/11/23 - 12/14/23 (or 15th for those becoming NTG trainers)
Online Workshop: 12/11/23 - 12/14/23 (or 15th for those becoming NTG trainers)

Time & Location

Dec 11, 2023, 12:30 PM EST – Dec 15, 2023, 4:30 PM EST

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About the event

The NTG's evidence-informed Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and  Dementia is Foundation workshop is offered online over four half-days with an optional fifth day "Train-the-Trainer" workshop.  It is based on the NTG's evidence-informed national model Education and Training Curriculum on Dementia and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities.  

4 Day Foundation Workshop - Monday thru Thursday, December 11 - 14, 2023

Target Audience:  The workshop is appropriate for any staff with direct or ancillary care responsibilities of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in both disability-related, health care, and aging-related agencies.

Description:  This highly interactive and evidence-informed workshop covers the basic concepts of care of an adult with ID and dementia.  

Topics include:

  • Introduction to Aging & 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 in ID
  • Obtaining a a Diagnosis
  • Health Care Advocacy for Adults with ID and Dementia
  • Understanding Challenging Behaviors in Adults with ID and Dementia
  • Non-pharmacologic Interventions for Behavior
  • Communication Tips & Strategies
  • Adapting the Physical Environment
  • Dementia Capable Residences
  • Stage-based Considerations
  • Bridging the Aging and Disability Networks

Optional 5th Day - "Train the Trainer" Workshop - Friday, December 15, 2023

Target Audience:  The workshop is appropriate for any staff with direct or ancillary care responsibilities of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in both disability-related, health care, and aging-related agencies.

Description: This workshop is for those wishing to become an "NTG Affiliated Trainer." The first four days of the workshop cover the topics outlined above in the 4 Day Foundation Workshop.   A fifth day is added and is devoted to understanding and delivering the full NTG Dementia Capable Care Curriculum. NTG Affiliated Trainers are authorized to use NTG branded and copyrighted training materials to train within their own 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.  Following completion of the workshop participants are required to successfully complete an online test of knowledge before they will be awarded a certificate of completion and receive NTG branded and copyrighted training materials.                                                                                  

Tickets

  • Foundation Workshop 12/11-14

    This is the basic Foundation Workshop which is held December 11 - 14. If you wish to become an NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer, please chose the 5 Day Train=the=Trainer option.

    $275.00
  • 5 D Train-the-Trainer Workshop

    This registration is for those wishing to attend the 4 Day Foundation workshop and add the 5th optional Train-the-Trainer day to become an NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer.

    $475.00

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