Certification: Certified Dementia Practitioner® CDP®
You ask why is it important to invest in our staff education and this quote says it all-
CFO asks CEO, “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?”
CEO: “What happens if we don’t, and they stay?” ~Peter Baeklund
You cannot afford to wait in sending your in-service director to our next CADDCT Certified Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia Care Trainer certification seminar. See www.nccdp.org Trainer schedule
Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP)
The CDP certification is only open to people living in the United States and who meet the qualifications certification as a CDP. For international professionals/front line staff living outside the United States of America please go to www.iccdp.net.
NCCDP recommends that at minimum there should be one staff member per shift who is a Certified Dementia Practitioner®.
Are You Certified As a Certified Dementia Practitioner®?
The CDP® application must be mailed within 30 days of taking the NCCDP approved NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar by an approved NCCDP instructor. If you have a compelling reason why you have not sent in your application and it is after the 30 day deadline, please contact the NCCDP to discuss at 1 877 729 5191.
The policy of the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners is to not offer our mailing lists for sale. For that reason and to protect the privacy of our participants, we do not post their addresses.