Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia Workshop – Arlington, TX
March 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Are you caring for aging adults with Intellectual disabilities who are at risk of or who have developed Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia? Please join us for this national model workshop being offered in Arlington!
Registration rates greatly reduced thanks to the generous funding of the Texas Council of Developmental Disabilities.
- 2 Day Foundation Workshop – $275 $25 per person
- Full 3 Day Trainer Workshop – $475 $50 per person
- Out-of-State: $275 for 2-Day Foundation Workshop and $475 for full Trainer Workshop
RSVP here: https://ntg.wildapricot.org/event-5113973
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The workshop is appropriate for any staff with direct or ancillary care responsibilities of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in both disability-related, health care, and aging-related agencies including, but not limited to: DSPs, nurses, psychologists, behavior analysts, adult day staff, OT/PT/Speech/Activity staff, physicians, program managers, case workers, and administrative and supervisory staff. First responders and family members are also encouraged to attend.
A certificate for 12 contact hours will be provided to every attendee.
* Optional third day for those wishing to become NTG Affiliated Regional Trainers. A final day, March 23rd,, is added for those wishing to become an “NTG Affiliated Trainer.” The first two days of the workshop cover the topics outlined in the Foundation Workshop. The final day is devoted to understanding and delivering the full NTG Dementia Capable Care Curriculum. NTG Affiliated Trainers are authorized to use NTG branded and copyrighted training materials to train within their own organization or to conduct training for outside agencies and organizations. Affiliated trainers have access to greatly expanded topic modules, trainer manual, free monthly NTG continuing education webinars, and will become part of a statewide network of Texas NTG Affiliated Regional Trainers with special Texas specific ongoing continuing education, support, and resources.
This nationally acclaimed workshop was developed using the best evidence-informed care principles available in acknowledgment of the emerging need for professionals who are capable and comfortable with screening, assessing, and managing the interventions and supports related to caring for clients with dementia and intellectual/developmental disabilities.