National Task Group Sponsored Education and Training

  UPCOMING WORKSHOPS  

NTG's New National Model Training Curriculum 

Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual

Disability and Dementia

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March 28, 29, & 30, 2017 - New Jersey (Tinton Falls

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Location:  The ARC of Monmouth, 1158 Wayside Road, Tinton Falls, NJ  07712

This workshop is co-sponsored by Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging through the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Project (GWEP) grant.  Registration fees for this workshop have been greatly reduced thanks to the generous support of its sponsors.

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28 and 29, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, March 28, 29 & 30, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

12 contact hours will be awarded

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28 & 29, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.  Cost:  $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:  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, March 29, 29 & 30, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily: Cost:  $75

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

Trainers:  NTG Lead Trainer Kathleen Bishop, PhD and NTG Master Trainer Melissa DiSipio.

 

April 19, 20 & 21, 2017 in Connecticut (Meriden

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Location:  538 Preston Avenue, Meriden, CT  06450

Hosted by The Institute of Professional Practice.

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 & 20, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, April 19, 20 & 21, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

12 contact hours will be awarded

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 & 20, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.  Cost:  $275

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:  Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 19, 20 & 21, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily: Cost:  $475

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.

 

Trainers:  NTG Lead Trainers Kathleen Bishop, PhD and  Kathryn Pears, MPPM and NTG Master Trainer Lynn McMunn.  

 

APRIL 24, 25, and 26, 2017 - WASHINGTON, DC 

Registration is closed for NTG Dementia Training scheduled for April 24 -26 in Washington, DC. Due to limited seats, registration is restricted to D.C. professionals and service providers. D.C. residents please call 202-687-6435 or email DDAHI@georgetown.edu for more information. If you reside outside of the D.C. area and you are interested in attending this training, please e-mail Dr. Kathie Bishop bisbur1@earthlink.net or Kathryn Pears kathryn@dementiacarestrategies.com for further information on registration.

 

JUNE 5, 6, AND 7, 2017 - Texas (Houston)   

Registration opening soon - please check back.

Location:  Cooley Center of the Dental School of the University of Texas-Houston

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Monday and Tuesday, June 5 and 6, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, june 5, 6, and 7, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Monday and Tuesday, June 5 and 6, 2017from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.  Cost:  $275

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, Tuesday, and Wednesday, June 5, 6, and 7, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily: Cost:  $475

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.

Trainers:  NTG Lead Trainer Kathryn Pears, MPPM and NTG Master Trainer Helen Steppowany

 

August 23, 24, and 25, 2017 - Wisconsin (Madison) 

Registration opening soon - please check back.

Location:  To be announced

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Wednesday and Thursday, August 23 and 24, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday , August 23, 24 & 25, 2017  from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

12 contact hours will be awarded

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Wednesday and Thursday, August 23 & 24, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.  Cost:  $TBA

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:  Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, August 23, 24 & 25, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily: Cost:  $TBA

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.

 

Trainers:  NTG Lead Trainers Kathleen Bishop, PhD and  Kathryn Pears, MPPM 

 

Final plans are being made for additional workshops across the country.  Please check back regularly.  We will post final details as soon as they are available.

 

 


For more information about the NTG Workshops or for information about how your organization can host an NTG workshop please contact Dr. Kathleen Bishop or Kathryn Pears, MPPM.

 

For NTG affiliated workshops in Canada, please contact Prof. Nancy Jokinen at the University of Northern British Columbia

 

Workshops on Screening, Assessment, and the use of the NTG-EDSD are also available

FMI: Contact Dr. Lucy Esralew

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