Friday, June 3, 2016

Dementia Dialogues: A practical training course leading to a Dementia Specialist Certificate

Dementia Dialogues

A basic practical training course leading to a 
Dementia Specialist Certificate
Attendees will earn 7.5 CE hours upon completion

Tuesday August 9, 2016 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • Meals Provided

City of Holladay Office Building 
Big Cottonwood Room 
4580 S. 2300 E. Salt Lake City, Utah

SEATS ARE LIMITED AND WILL FILL UP QUICKLY. Early Registration Fee for Professionals: prior to Aug 1, 2016: $ 50.00. After August 1, 2016: $75.00 Non-Professional Fee $25.00. Fee Covers Administrative Costs and CEUs. Registration is capped at 120 participants, so register early. 

REGISTER ONLINE: Call 801-538-6021 or 801-538-6198 for More Information

TOPIC 1 The Basic Facts: An Introduction to Dementia
TOPIC 2 Keeping the Dialogue Going: Communication Skills
TOPIC 3 Preparing the Environment: Safety, ADLs, and QOL
TOPIC 4 It’s Nothing Personal: Addressing Challenging Behavior
TOPIC 5 Now What Do I Do? Creative Problem Solving

Taught by: Dr. Macie P. Smith, LBSW, C-SWCM, SW-G Macie P. Smith, Ed.D. is a Licensed Social Worker, Certified Social Work Case Manager, and a Social Worker in Gerontology with over 15 years of experience working with the aging and vulnerable populations. Dr. Smith holds a Doctor of Education degree in Higher Education Leadership with a specialization in Adult Education and manages the Dementia Dialogues program for the Office for the Study of Aging in the Arnold School of Public Health. (For more info on the training)

Meals Provided by our generous sponsors.

Conference Facilitated and Hosted by The Utah Department of Health 

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