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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General Workshop Information

2 Day Workshop Topics and Objectives.

 

 September 18, 19, & 20, 2017 - Oakland Gardens, NY (NYC - Queens)  

RESCHEDULED TO MAY 7, 8, & 9, 2018

Host:  ANIBIC  (The Association for Neurologically Impaired Brain Injured Children)

Location:  ANIBIC, 61-35 220th St., Oakland Gardens, NY  11364

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Monday and Tuesday, September 18 and 19, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, September 18, 19 & 20, 2017  from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

12 contact hours will be awarded

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Monday and Tuesday, September 18 & 19, 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:  Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, September 18, 19, & 20, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily: Cost:  $475

This workshop is for those 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

 

 October 18, 19, & 20, 2017 - Lincoln, Rhode Island  

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Host:  Seven Hills Rhode Island

Location:  Amica, 100 Amica Way, Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  This workshop is being offered free of charge to residents of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.  IRegistration is open to individuals outside of this area at the regular NTG rate of $275 for the two day workshop and $475 for the full three day workshop on a space available basis.  For more information on how to register from outside the Rhode Island/southestern Massachusetts area please contact Kathryn Pears via email at ntgeducation@gmail.com.

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Wednesday and Thursday, October 18 and 19, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $ No Charge
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday , October 18, 19, & 20, 2017  from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $ No Charge

CEU's:  12 contact hours will be awarded will be awarded to all participants.  This continuing nursing education activity is pending approval by the New England Multistate Division.

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Wednesday and Thursday, October 18 & 19, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.

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, October 18, 19 & 20, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily

This workshop is for those 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.

Seven Hills Rhode Island and the NTG would like to thank Amica Insurance for the use of their amenities for this conference.  Without the generosity of community partnerships, programs such as this would not be possible.

Trainers:  NTG Lead Trainer, Kathleen Bishop, PhD, and Master Trainers Kathy Service, FNP and Mary Hogan, MA.

 

 October 23, 24, & 25, 2017 - Tallahassee, FL  

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Host:  Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Florida Department on Aging

Location:  Department of Elder Affairs, 4040 Esplanade Way, Training Room 225, Tallahassee, Florida 32399

  • 2 Day Foundation Workshop - Monday and Tuesday, October 23 and 24, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $ 275
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, October 123, 24, & 25, 2017  from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $ 475

CEU's:  12 contact hours will be awarded will be awarded to all participants.  

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Monday and Tuesday, October 23 & 24, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.

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 October 23, 24 & 25, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily

This workshop is for those 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 Training and Education Committee Co-Chairs and Lead Trainers, Kathleen Bishop, PhD, and KAthryn Pears, MPPM.

 

REGISTRATION OPENING SOON!

St. Louis, MO (December 4 - 6)

Spokane, WA (February 2018)

 

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.  

We are currently booking workshops for 2018.  If your organization would like to discuss hosting a workshop in your state please contact Education Committee Co-Chair Kathie Bishop at bisbur1@earthlink.net.

 

 


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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