Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102313
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About the Course:
The terms “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s Disease” typically incite fearful thoughts of frailty, loss and diminishment. It is time for an educational course that teaches us how to identify and connect with people where they are strong! This fun and uplifting course offers 13 strengths, each with specific strategies we can employ to help people function in that strength. The objectives of this course are improved relationships, enhanced life quality, and a reduction of challenging behaviors.
This course is based on the article, Meaningful Strength-Based Interactions with People Experiencing Dementia created by Marya Kain, MS, CMC in 2018.
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and addiction counselors who seek knowledge about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge. This content is at a beginning level.
Discuss what the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex does, and why understanding its function helps us support people exhibiting challenging behaviors.
Understand and implement the concept of belonging.
Understand why explaining is not always the most effective way to communicate with someone who experiences dementia.
Be able to use 13 specific communication strategies, that improve a person’s ability to interact.
Have an awareness of their body language and make changes to more effectively communicate with their clients.
American Psychological Association (APA)
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Our Provider Number: 1020
CE Learning Systems,LLC, provider #1020, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/23/2019 – 2/23/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 1 clinical continuing education credit(s).
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Our Provider Number: 5951
CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-credit.com has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
NBCC Counselors completing this course will receive 1 credit.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
Our Provider Number: 192243
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-credit.com, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
Our Provider Number: 17-1460
CE Learning Systems dba CE-credit.com has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.
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