A Seminar for Professional and Family Caregivers
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Proctor’s GE Theater
432 State St., Schenectady NY
Lunch is included.
Today’s Voice for Dementia, Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading advocates and educators for anyone living with dementia.
Are you caring for someone with dementia?
Don’t miss this opportunity to experience an interactive day of learning about dementia and how to deal with the challenges it presents to caregivers. People who have attended Teepa’s seminars have described them as life-changing.
Teepa’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first hand caregiving experiences. Her advocacy efforts led her to the development of the GEMS® dementia classification model and the Positive Approach® to Care training strategies.
An Occupational Therapist by trade, she graduated from Duke University and has an MS degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Teepa has over 35 years of clinical experience in the field of geriatrics and dementia care, as well as having provided care to family members with dementing illnesses. Currently, she has an independent practice as well as a clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing & UNC-CH School of Medicine. She provides interactive and creative educational and practical hands-on training sessions to organizations and providers throughout the US, Canada, Australia and the UK. She has been actively involved in teaching and clinical research projects throughout her practice career.
Teepa has impacted hundreds of organizations worldwide with her education, now sold in over 30 countries. Teepa’s personal mission is to help others better understand how it feels to be living with dementia. She utilizes her gifts of role play to demonstrate behavioral states and stages of dementia. This results in greater understanding for her audiences.
Who should attend:
- Family caregivers
- Health care professionals
4.5 CEs available for Nurses and Social Workers (see details below)**
Registration with CE certificate: $60.00
Contact Nancy McKiernan, 518-370-4700 x193, email@example.com for more information.
8:00 – 9:00 Attendee Registration & Exhibitor Fair, Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 11:30 Introduction; Dementia 360 (1 15 minute break)
11:30 – 1:00 Lunch, Exhibitor Fair
1:00 – 3:30 Coping with Challenging Behaviors (1 15 minute break)
3:45 Closing Remarks, Exhibitor Fair ends at 4:00
Course Outlines with Objectives
**Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions:
Social Workers: CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Commonwealth Educational Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Workers as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Social Workers #SW-0444. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 4.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.
Nurses: As an American Psychological Association approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 4.5 CE hours of credit.
Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to CES, 1020 Osterville West Barnstable Rd, Marstons Mills, MA 02648. Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. If you have questions or concerns, contact Commonwealth Educational Seminars at (800) 376-3345.
Commonwealth Educational Seminars’ training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact: Nancy McKiernan, 518-370-4700 ext. 193.
Are you interested in sponsorship?
Contact Nancy McKiernan