Caregiver Education | Professional Education| Concierge Services

Our experienced staff offers educational programs to sensitize professionals and para-professionals to the special needs of people with dementia and their families.

Understanding Dementia for Professionals

This educational seminar provides an opportunity for professionals to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and how to apply this information to their profession. After attending this course, social workers and health care professionals who are new to the field of dementia, will be able to:

  • Explain how dementia manifests and progresses
  • Recognize common symptoms throughout the progression of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Apply strategies to engage a person with dementia
  • Identify CaringKind resources available for professionals, individuals living with the disease, and families affected by dementia

CaringKind SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0068.

2 Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours are available for a fee.

Tuesday, January 17
2:00pm -4:00pm

Registrations is required.

Register Online or call our Helpline at 646-744-2900.

Virtual Education Seminar for Professional Caregivers

This 30-hour virtual education seminar specifically aims to empower professional caregivers from a variety of settings to provide the highest quality of care to individuals with dementia. The training is currently offered in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.

This seminar is free of charge to participants. Participants who complete the program receive a certificate of attendance.

Upcoming Dates: Call Helpline 646-744-2900 for schedule

Topics include:

  • Understanding the disease process
  • Enhancing communication
  • Creating meaningful activities
  • Managing challenging behaviors
  • Palliative care
  • Person-centered care
  • Home safety
  • Family interactions
  • Cultural awareness
  • Elder abuse
  • Self-care

Registration is required. Call our Helpline at 646-744-2900 to register.

Support Group Leader Training

CaringKind’s Support Group Leader Trainings are offered several times each year and are open to health care professionals and former caregivers who are interested in leading one of our support groups.

This intensive, four-day training incorporates both educational material with experiential group learning and includes information about dementia, caregiving and how support groups work, as well as interviews with experienced support group leaders and an overview of services offered by us.

Registration is required. Call our Helpline at 646-744-2900 to register.