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About professional training

The Alzheimer's Association is committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families. Please contact Rebecca Hall at rhall@alz.org concerning professional training opportunities.

Upcoming opportunities:

2018 Dimensions of Dementia Professional Symposium: CEs available for nurses, social workers, activity professionals, nursing home administrators. 



The Alzheimer's Association Miami Valley Chapter is offering an exciting new "train the trainer" program for professionals called "Caring For People with Alzheimer's Disease: A Habilitation Training." Our first all-day training program will be Friday, November 3 from 8:30 am-4:00 pm at Goodwill Easter Seals in Dayton.

Habilitation Therapy is a way of providing care that focuses on promoting positive emotions in the person with dementia by using strengths and minimizing limitations. This curriculum is a train the trainer model created to prepare attendees, already familiar with Alzheimer’s and dementia care, to train their direct care staff in Habilitation best practices. Modules include discussion activities, lecture, demonstration, role-play and group work.

For more information click here. To register, please call Rebecca Hall at 937-610-7013 or email rhall@alz.org.



We also offer a variety of online training!  Visit our website for more information.

Make sure your agency or facility is listed in our Community Resource Finder, an online tool to help families and community members locate Alzheimer's and dementia resources and services in their area. 

 


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.