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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Seminar HOUSTON TEXAS Mar 4th

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Alzheimer's and Dementia Seminar



Wednesday, March 4, 2009; 8:00-5:00(registration begins @7:30am)

St Dominic, 2401 Holcombe, near the Medical Center in Houston,TEXAS


Register Online - Click HERE

Course Description:

The course is an 8 hour Continuing Education Course by the NCCDP that promote the skills and knowledge

of persons providing care to people with Alzheimer's and Dementia.


Course Objectives:

To provide education on the breakdown of Alzheimer's

and Dementias. To provide thorough information regarding the

physical care for person with Alzheimer's and Dementia through a

PowerPoint lecture presentation. To provide information on how to

communicate and deal with persons and families of people with

Alzheimer's and Dementia.



Please contact Toll Free: 1.888.ADU(238).0444 - CreditCard Payments, Purchase Orders, W-9 Forms, Check Mailing Info



$140 / $150 if after 2/23 (includes required notebook and lunch)



Karen Connelly, TRS/TXC, CDP is a Therapeutic

Recreation Specialist from Houston, Texas. Karen has 13 years

experience in Assisted Living Facilities, Long Term Care, Dementia Care,

Psychiatric, and recreation centers. She received a B.A. from Texas State

University in Recreation Administration with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation. Karen is an approved

instructor for the Consortium for Therapeutic Recreation and Activity

Professionals in Texas since 2000. She is also an approved instructor for the National Council for

Dementia Practitioners. Karen has created and presented many Continuing

Education workshops for Activity Directors in Texas and Online. She has been asked to

speak at many conferences including: Louisiana, New Mexico, Minnesota,

Illinois, Tennessee, South Carolina, Texas and for the National Association for

Activity Professionals. Karen is the co-creator and owner of the Activity

Directors Network an online resource for Activity Directors, teaches online

CEU's, and the Activity Director Courses for certification. She has authored

four books with Professional Printing & Publishing "Activity Director Guide

for Assisted Living", "Tons of Trivia and Word Games", "Successful Staff

Motivation" and "Activity Director Bible: Policies and Procedures"



Becoming a Certified Dementia Practitioner:


This Course will complete the requirements outlined by the National Council for Dementia Practitioners,

- please visit their site www.nccdp.org


"These are the requirements of a comprehensive Alzheimer's and Dementia Seminar. At minimum,you must have completed an 8 hour comprehensive seminar, this can be an all day 8 hour seminar or a series of seminars. Either a one day comprehensive seminar or combined, the seminars must include the following list of topics. When you submit your application, you must attach a copy of each certificate that was provided to you when you attended the seminar. The Alzheimer's and Dementia seminar must be completed by a NCCDP approved instructor.

The NCCDP instructors are listed on the web site."

Taken from - http://www.nccdp.org/comprehensiveadcrequirements.htm



Course Schedule:


7:30-8:00 - Greet Student,Breakfast and Registration


8:00- 11:30 – Course Content


11:30-12:30 – Lunch – will be provided


12:30 -3:30 - Course Content


3:30-3:40- 10 Minute Break


3:40-5:00 – Course Content


5:00 – Course lecture over, Certificate Handout, Questions


Download a Flyer %~Click Here ~%

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Hi.. Is this nccdp seminar available in other cities, is there a schedule ?


thanks in advance.. DJ



Look on NCCDP.org calendar for other cities, also check into this Austin Texas Seminar

if your in Texas..

Leadership and Activity Ideas for the Long Term Care Resident - Austin TX - Feb 25 - 512 267 5550 - 8ceu


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Alzheimer's and Dementia Staff Education Week


February 14th to the 21st


Join NCCDP.org and download the Staff Education Tool Kit

The tool kit includes:


  • Free Power Point / Over Head In-services for Health Care Staff, Tests and Answers, Seminar Evaluation and Seminar Certificates.
  • 54 Ways To Recognize Alzheimer’s and dementia Staff Education Week
  • 20 Reasons Why You Should Provide Comprehensive Alzheimer’s and Dementia Training to Your Staff by A Live Instructor
  • Dementia Word Search Games & Interactive Exercises
  • Movies and Books About Alzheimer’s You Don’t Want To Miss
  • Proclamation & Sample Agenda for Opening Ceremony & Sample Letter to Editor
  • Contest Entry Forms- Staff Education week
  • Alzheimer’s Bill of Rights & Alzheimer’s Patient Prayer
  • Nurse Educator / In-service Director of The Year Nomination Form

Each year the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners reaches out to media, health care magazines, health care associations and long term care settings to support Alzheimer’s and dementia staff education week to promote comprehensive face to face education by trained dementia instructors and to promote Alzheimer’s and dementia education to all staff and awareness of Certified Dementia Practitioner certifications for all health care professionals in order to continue to provide compassionate care.


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