This training is conducted on-site. Please have your supervisor contact NCCDP 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
INITIAL APPLICATION for MEMBERS WITH OTHER NCCDP CERTIFICATION(S)
INITIAL APPLICATION for MEMBERS WITHOUT AN NCCDP CERTIFICATION
Upon review, if your application is approved, a certification will be mailed to you.
Two Tracks to Choose from:
Fee: see fees page
Corporate group rate:
The correctional institution is paying for a group of 3 or more. $35.00 pp. Subject to change.
Every two years. You will receive a reminder email and a reminder card that is mailed to you.
To renew, log into your account, and if eligible to renew, a RENEW button will be visible on your account page. The renewal button will show up 60 days prior to the expiration date.
Renewal fee: see fees page
List of Certified Correctional Personnel Dementia Trainer
Course Description and Goals
This educational seminar is designed to educate Correctional Personnel working in a correctional medical facility who provides 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:
Correctional personnel will:
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!
"Don't just meet the minimum state regulations regarding dementia education...exceed them!"
Patrick Smith, Chief Executive Officer NCCDP
Lynn Biot Gordon, LCSW CDP CADDCT CFRDT CMDCP, Co-Founder NCCDP
Sandra Stimson, CADDCT CALA, ADC, CDP, CDCM, Co-Founder NCCDP