Certified Correctional Personnel Dementia Trainer CCPDT
|Steps to becoming a CCPDT|
Step 1: Your organization contacts NCCDP to arrange a group training of the educators providing education to the Correctional Personnel. Please contact 1.973.729.6601 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 3: Attend the one day live in person CCPDT. In the class, you will receive a Correctional Personnel Dementia curriculum PowerPoint presentation on Memory Stick, Instructor Manual, Master Student Handout Notebook, Textbooks (environment, activities, diagnosis, and communication) video on Sexuality on a memory stick, pretest, posttest and certification as a CCPDT. You are then authorized as a CCPDT to provide the CPDT Correctional Personnel Dementia Training curriculum.
|Course Description and Goals|
This educational seminar is designed to educate and prepare the nurse/or clinical trainer of a medical correctional facility for the purposes of presenting the NCCDP Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Seminar for Correctional Personnel to those working in a correctional medical facility who provide day to day care and/or management of inmates/patients that have symptoms of dementia related to Alzheimer's Disease or other related neurocognitive diseases/disorders.
Course Goals and Objectives:
- To prepare the trainer with fundamental education on dementia and dementia care within the medical correctional facility.
- To direct and educate staff with the content of the seminar to enhance the quality of life of dementia patients in the medical correctional facility by educating care providers
- Foster sensitivity and respect for the dementia client among the correctional personnel.
- To teach communication techniques to utilize with the dementia client
- To provide sensitive approaches for assisting patients with activities of daily living in the medical correctional facility.
Correctional Personnel Trainer will:
- Impart an understanding of dementia to the correctional personnel.
- Explain common causes of aggressive, repetitive and sundowning behaviors in adults.
- Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent or reduce difficult care situations.
- Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques.
- Discuss alternative activity interventions that are success oriented and failure free.
- Distribute a certificate of attendance to students upon completion of the seminar.
|Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar for Correctional Personnel
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Dementia: Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment