Developmental Disabilities & Dementia...Best Practices in Care

Hosted by:

The Maine Developmental Disabilities Council with additional support from the Eastern Area Agency on Aging.

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A certificate for 8 contact hours will be awarded.


* Group Discount: Send 2 staff from the same agency and get a 3rd registration free!!! Discount applied at checkout.

Target Audience:

The workshop is appropriate for all direct care and ancillary staff in the field of developmental disability or aging including DSPs, program managers, adult day program, case managers, behavior analysts, dietary, nursing, administrators, social workers, psychologists, activity, and any staff with responsibility for caring for aging adults with developmental disabilities.

About this Workshop:

This workshop is based on the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG) highly rated national model training curriculum on dementia capable care of adults with I/DD.

The workshop will be lead by Kathryn Pears, MPPM. Ms. Pears has over 30 years experience in the field of dementia and is co-chair of the NTG's training and education committee that developed the mod-el curriculum and is co-lead trainer for the NTG workshops.

Formerly from Maine, Ms. Pears now lives in South Carolina and travels the country conducting workshops on DD and dementia on behalf of the NTG.

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