Tools for Dementia Care Management
In this evidence-informed training, you’ll get the tools you need to provide family-centered care to individuals living with dementia – and to support their care partners. Live interactive learning modules will cover:
- The fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia
- Communication techniques
- The IDEA! behavioral management approach
All attendees will receive a digital workbook filled with materials, assessment templates, informational tip sheets, and more.
This webinar will be held using Zoom, and is available at no charge to local professionals, thanks to the support of the San Diego/Imperial Geriatric Education Center and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program.
Lighten Up: The Uses of Laughter in Dementia Care
Join Alzheimer’s San Diego for a fun and informative look at the physiological benefits of laughter, and how to use it as a tool to connect with people living with dementia, support care partners, and care for yourself as a professional. Presented by Alzheimer’s San Diego Director of Education Amy Abrams and Clinical Care Coach Jean Alton. This free workshop for professionals was made possible by support from the San Diego/Imperial Geriatric Education Center.
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NACCM AV Club: ‘Crip Camp’ & Disability Then & Now
Presented by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers
For this third installment of the NACCM book club webinar series, we bring you: a movie! Grab some popcorn, queue up the Netflix, and then make plans to join us for a timely and informative discussion. What is “disability” and what is it not? The Netflix original documentary “Crip Camp” follows the lives of several young campers with disabilities, who became leaders in the U.S. disability rights movement of the 1970s. Disability services expert Abby Kovalsky, LCSW will help us view disability from a historical perspective, and review the laws and language of the current paradigms. Learn what is needed to work effectively with individuals and families who live with disability related issues, and how aging with
a disability is different from aging into a disability.
The goal of this event is to help Care Managers understand what disability is in the context of our current society and to be better able to work with people with disabilities. After this presentation, attendees will be able to:
The webinar will be followed by a Q&A session moderated by Alzheimer’s San Diego Director of Education Amy Abrams, MSW/MPH.