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

 

Click for more information on the 2 Day Workshop Topics and Objectives.

 

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

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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

All participants will receive a certificate for 12 contact hours.  Dental CEUs will be provided.

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Monday and Tuesday, June 5 and 6, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.   |  Cost:  $290

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:  $490

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.  For more information on this option please contact Kathie Bishop.

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

 

 JUNE 12, 13, and 14, 2017  North Carolina (Chapel Hill)  

Thanks to the generous support of the host organization, Residential Services, Inc., registration for this workshop is being offered at a reduced price.

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Location:  Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Monday and Tuesday, June 12 & 13, 2017
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, June 12 thru 14, 2017

All participants will receive a certificate for 12 contact hours.  

2 Day Basic Workshop:  8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily. | Cost:  $250

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:  8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily | Cost:  $450

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.  For more information on this option please contact Kathie Bishop.

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

 

 August 1, 2 and 3, 2017  Greenville, SC 

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Host:  Thrive Upstate

Location:  Thrive Upstate, 1700 Ridge Road, Greenville, SC  29607

  • 2 Day Basic Workshop - Tuesday and Wednesday, August 1 and 2, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • 3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer "Train-the-Trainer Workshop" - Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, Augsut 1, 2, & 3, 2017  from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

A certificate for 12 contact hours will be awarded to all participants.

2 Day Basic Workshop:  Tuesday and Wednesday, August 1 and 2, 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:  Tuesday, Wednesday AND Thursday, August 1, 2 & 3, 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

 

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

Registration Opening Soon - Please Check Back.

Host:  Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

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 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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