Certified Dementia Trained Correctional Personnel CDTCP

This training is conducted on site. Please have your supervisor contact NCCDP (nccdpcorporate@nccdp.org) for available training dates and private training rates.

Steps to becoming a CDTCP

Step 1: Complete the Correctional Personnel Dementia Curriculum presented by a CCPDT certified trainer.

Step 2: Submit your CDTCP application if you qualify for the certification.

Upon review, if your application is approved, a certification will be mailed to you.

Qualifications:
bullet Actively employed and in good standing at a correctional facility.
bullet Minimum of 1- year full time paid experience in a correctional facility.
bullet High school graduate
bullet Completed the Correctional Personnel Dementia CPDC curriculum by a CCPDT Trainer.

Two Tracks to Choose from:

Track One:
bullet Actively employed and in good standing at a correctional facility.
bullet Minimum of 1- year full time paid experience in a correctional facility.
bullet High school graduate
bullet Completed the Correctional Personnel Dementia CPDC curriculum by a CCPDT Trainer.

Track Two: 
bullet Actively employed and in good standing at a correctional facility.
bullet Minimum of 1- year full time paid experience in a correctional facility.
bullet College Graduate
bullet Completed the Correctional Personnel Dementia CPDC curriculum by a CCPDT Trainer.

Fee:
$125.00 PP

Corporate group rate:
Correctional institution is paying for a group 3 or more. $35.00 pp.  Subject to change.

Renewal:
Every two years. You will receive a reminder email and a reminder card that is mailed to you. 
Renewal fee: $125.00


Application Form

List of Certified Correctional Personnel Dementia Trainer

 


Course Description and Goals

Description:
This educational seminar is designed to educate Correctional Personnel 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:

Goals are:
bullet To provide fundamental education on dementia and dementia care within the medical correctional facility.
bullet To enhance the quality of life of dementia patients in the medical correctional facility by educating care providers
bullet Foster sensitivity and respect for the dementia client
bullet To teach communication techniques to utilize with the dementia client
bullet To provide sensitive approaches for assisting patients with activities of daily living in the medical correctional facility.

Correctional Personnel will:
bullet Have an understanding of dementia
bullet Identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive and sundowning behaviors in adults.
bullet Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent or reduce difficult care situations.
bullet Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques.
bullet Learn alternative activity interventions that are success oriented and failure free.
bullet Receive certificate of attendance 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
Chapter 2: Communication and Feelings
Chapter 3: Depression and Repetitive Behaviors
Chapter 4: Delusions, Hallucinations, Hoarding, & Wandering (Walking Behavior)
Chapter 5: Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy, and Sexuality
Chapter 6: Personal Care: Pain, Bathing, Dressing, Toileting, Nutrition, Falls, and Sleep Disturbances
Chapter 7: Activities
Chapter 8: Environment
Chapter 9: Staff and Family Support
Chapter 10: Diversity and Cultural Competence
Chapter 11: Spiritual Care and End of Life Issues
Chapter 12: Bibliography
Chapter 13: Glossary and Resources

 

 ARTICLE: Caring for Inmates in a Specialized Dementia Unit in a Correctional Setting!