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
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
"Don't just meet the minimum state regulations regarding dementia education...exceed them!"
Lynn Biot Gordon, LCSW CDP CADDCT CFRDT CMDCP, Chief Operations Officer NCCDP
Sandra Stimson, CADDCT CALA, ADC, CDP, CDCM, Chief Executive Officer NCCDP