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National Task Group

December 11, 12, 13, 14, & 15*, 2023
12:30 pm – 4:30 pm Eastern Time
*Optional 5th half day on December 15th for those wanting to become an NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer. See below for more information.

The National Task Group’s (NTG) evidence-informed Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia is offered online as a four (4) half-day “foundation” workshop or a five (5) half-day “Train-the-Trainer” workshop. It is based on the NTG’s evidence-informed national model Education and Training Curriculum on Dementia and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities and is held at various locations across the United States and Canada.

2 Day Foundation Workshop | $275

Target Audience: 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.

Description: This highly interactive and evidence-informed workshop covers the basic concepts of care of an adult with ID and dementia.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to Aging & 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 in ID
  • Obtaining a a Diagnosis
  • Health Care Advocacy for Adults with ID and Dementia
  • Understanding Challenging Behaviors in Adults with ID and Dementia
  • Non-pharmacologic Interventions for Behavior
  • Communication Tips & Strategies
  • Adapting the Physical Environment
  • Dementia Capable Residences
  • Stage-based Considerations

NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer (Train-the-Trainer) Workshop | $475

The first four (4) half-days of the workshop cover the topics outlined above in the Foundation Workshop.

A final half-day is added and 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 NTG continuing education webinars, and are mentored by NTG Master Trainers. Following completion of the workshop participants are required to successfully complete an online test of knowledge before they will be awarded a certificate of completion and receive NTG branded and copyrighted training materials.

For More Information or to Register