Caregivers Dementia Related Trainings

Caregivers dementia related trainings include conferences, webinars and other events.

On this page, we will announce all upcoming events hosted by the Montessori Alzheimer Center. All Caregivers dementia related trainings and other events are listed below. Please check back often for new listings.

CONFERENCE

 Overcoming Communication Barriers & Disruptive Behaviors

 

Virtual Conference on Zoom

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern

Professional advice and guidance.
Q & A session.

 

This 2 – ½ hour online conference is intended for those who work with the cognitively impaired and are interested in understanding how the effective strategies and practical solutions provided by the Montessori method adapted for the cognitively impaired can help the parties overcome communication difficulties and disruptive behaviors.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Learn to recognize and understand communication barriers affecting those who work with the cognitively impaired.
  • Help to improve the self-esteem and level of autonomy of the person living with dementia.
  • Learn proven strategies & techniques to allow greater positive communication.
  • Learn to recognize and decipher problematic behaviors.
  • Learn new ways to better sense and feel what the afflicted person is trying to express, be it verbally or non-verbally.

PEDAGOGICAL METHODS: 

  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Discussion Period
  • Examples/videos based on the application/integration of the Montessori method 

CONFERENCE FEE:

$35 per person 

 

$25 per person in a group of 3 or more

 

If you have questions, please send an email to:

[email protected]

 

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CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY:

No refunds will be made less than 10 days before the event.

A registered participant who cannot attend the conference they have registered for may request a refund up 10 days prior to the start of the conference. Alternatively, the participant may attend a future session or send a substitute.

We reserve the right to postpone or cancel sessions when circumstances dictate. In the case of rescheduling or cancellation, registered participants will be contacted and offered the opportunity to attend a rescheduled session or receive a refund of their fee.


Caregivers dementia related trainings in the Montessori Approach: A new model of care combining rehabilitation principles and educational techniques for those who are cognitively impaired.

The Montessori Alzheimer Center is the Authorized Canadian Licensee of the Center for Applied Research in Dementia whose Director of Research & Development – Cameron J. Camp, PhD. – is the Originator of the Montessori Method Adapted for the Cognitively Impaired.

Our high quality training programs are available for individuals and groups, in both official languages. Check them out here

 

Watch the Video About the Montessori Inspired Lifestyle
 

 

Our Experts

 

Dr. Cameron Camp, Neuropsychologist, Center for Applied Research in Dementia and originator of the adapted Montessori Method for the Cognitively Impaired

 

Gary Johnson, MSW, from Monarch Pathways

Marc Norris

Mark Norris, MS.ED, Director of the Montessori Alzheimer Center

 

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The approach works and we can prove it! The Montessori approach improves engagement for both residents and staff.

Applying a deliberate developmental leadership approach leads to greater staff satisfaction and productivity.

From time to time, we offer informative webinars to explain the significant and lasting  benefits of training in the method … training that will allow professionals and other caregivers to adopt and sustain a comprehensive Montessori-based approach in care organizations and in-home care settings.

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Our high quality training programs are available for individual caregivers and practitioners and for groups within a residence… in both official languages.

Check them out here

Here’s just a few of the Benefits of the Montessori Method for the Cognitively Impaired…

This innovative method:

Improves staff engagement and productivity

Reduces the use of drugs to control unpleasant or aggressive behaviors

Reduces staff & resident injuries

Improves rapport & communication between staff and residents

Enables professionals to better identify & solicit the use of abilities preserved in people with dementia

Encourages autonomy through meaningful and purposeful activities which allow residents to take on social roles, increasing their sense of belonging in a community

Allows better understanding of the causes of responsive behaviors and how to effectively intervene

Please contact us if you have questions or require any assistance. Send an email to [email protected] and we’ll get right back to you.

 

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