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

 

For more information:

General Workshop Information

2 Day Workshop Topics and Objectives.

 

 November 1, 2 & 3, 2017 - Potsdam, NY 

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Host:  NYS Third Age Committee and the St. Lawrence ARC

Location:  Northern NY Library Network, 6721 US 11, Potsdam, NY  13676

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Wednesday and Thursday, November 1 and 2, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $ 275
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, November 1, 2 & 3, 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:  Wednesday and Thursday, November 1 & 2, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily. $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, November 1, 2 & 3, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.  $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 Trainer, Kathleen Bishop, PhD and NTG Affiliated Regional Trainers and Third Age Members Laura Robinson, RN abd Fred Wetzel, PhD.

 

 December 4, 5 & 6, 2017 - St. Louis, MO 

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Host:  Productive Living Board of St. Louis County, St. Louis Office for Developmental Disability Resources, Adult Day Center at the J, Missouri Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis, Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilties, Alzheimer's Assoociation, Easterseals Midwest, MACDDS, and the St. Louis Arc.

Location:  Jewish Community Center, Staenberg Family Complex, Arts & Education Building, Performing Arts Center, 2 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146

Registration rates for Missouri residents are being offered at a discounted rate thanks to the generous support of our hosts.  Out-of-state attendees should cotact Kathryn Pears by email at ntgeducation@gmail.com or by phone at 843-503-5072 for information on how to register.

  • 2 Day Foundation Workshop - Monday and Tuesday, December 4 & 5, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $125 Missouri Residents  |  $275 Out-of-State
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, December 4, 5 & 6, 2017  from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | $175  |  $475 Out-of-State

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

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Monday and Tuesday, December 4 & 5, 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 December 4, 5 & 6, 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!

Rochester, NY (December 12, 13 & 14, 2017)

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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