Education Conferences

Charles Evans Lecture on the Art & Science of Caregiving Click here [https://www.caringkindnyc.org/caregivinglecture] to visit our upcoming event. Past events 2016 A Conversation with David Hyde Pierce & David Shenk: “The Forgetting” 15 Years Later Visit Page > [https://www.caringkindnyc.org/caregivinglecture] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CaringKind Annual Meeting 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury: Prevention, Treatment, and the Consequences [...]

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Professional Education

Care Partner Education | Professional Education| Workforce Development 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, socia [...]

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Support Group Leader Training

Are you looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of families facing Alzheimer's and dementia? Do you have good communication skills, empathy, and a desire to learn and grow professionally? If so, we invite you to become a support group facilitator for CaringKind. As a support group facilitator, you will have the opportunity to: * Lead meetings with a group of 5-10 caregivers and/or people with dementia on a regular basis (usua [...]

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Family Caregiver Workshop

A ten hour workshop, which focuses on a person-centered care approach, is conducted in a supportive and nonjudgmental environment. The training is offered at a variety of times in order to accommodate diverse schedules of Caregivers. This interactive educational program is designed to improve the quality of life of the Caregiver and the Person With Dementia. Topics covered include: * Understanding Dementia * Effective Communication (Verbal and Non-Verbal) Strategies * All Behaviors Have Me [...]

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Monthly Education Meetings

This seminar will discuss: * Information that can be used to ensure services are welcoming to LGBTQ+ people with dementia. * How providers can support caregivers who identify as LGBTQ+ - these may be partners of people with dementia, or they may be the adult children or friends of people with dementia. * We will look at some ways that providers and care partners can help advocate for LGBTQ+ people with dementia, including resources in your local communities to help reach LGBTQ+ people and ho [...]

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OVER 7,800 INTERACTIONS WITH DEMENTIA CARE SPECIALISTS

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861 EDUCATION ATTENDEES

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70 ONGOING SUPPORT GROUPS

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