Seminars presented by NCCDP Corporate Staff and NCCDP Approved CADDCT Trainers

"Believe In The Power of Staff Education and CDP Certification." NCCDP

As the number of confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) increases across the United States, the NCCDP corporate staff finds it necessary to offer all NCCDP seminars online, at least through March 2021. THIS PERTAINS TO NCCDP CORPORATE CLASSES TAUGHT BY NCCDP CORPORATE TRAINERS.  For seminars taught by approved NCCDP Trainers,  registrants must check with their instructor on the scheduling of their seminar. Some trainers are adhering to social distancing best practices and offering the ADDC Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care seminar in person.

All seminars conducted by NCCDP corporate staff will still take place on the date and time as scheduled. However, registered participants will receive detailed login instructions (which include needing a laptop/desktop and headset) to participate live/online.

Anyone wishing to attend the ADDC online seminars, due to the National crisis, there are no distance restrictions.

Contact the listed online trainers who have seminars posted and register directly with the approved online trainer.

For NCCDP seminars offered by corporate staff either register online, or download the registration and Please fax in registration or applications to 1.973.860.2244.

The notary requirement is waived, instead please have someone witness your signature.

The witness will write on the application notary page:
Witness and date
Full name
Contact email
Contact Mailing address
Contact Phone number

For seminars presented by NCCDP approved trainers and NCCDP corporate staff, please scroll up to the calendar.

ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care seminar

The Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Curriculum is recognized by CMS and they have listed the NCCDP curriculum on the Dementia Care Training Crosswalk. NCCDP offers a series of courses under this brand for those seeking further education and training in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care. Dates and Locations of these courses are listed below. You can register for the courses taught by NCCDP corporate instructors by submitting a registration form or using this link to register online. For seminars taught by NCCDP approved instructors, locate a seminar in the calendar below, and contact the instructor.

CMS recognizes NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Care Curriculum.

Believe In The Power of Staff Education and CDP Certification

Is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner certification and who qualifies for the CDP Certification. The ADDC seminar is taught live and is a minimum of 8-hours and but may be more hours depending on the state requirements that the seminar is presented in. Most of the CADDCT certified trainers, present the ADDC class live and in person. However, if there is no available ADDC seminar in your area, the ADDC seminar is available online. Please search the calendar by state to locate the ADDC seminar taught by an approved CADDCT trainer or NCCDP corporate staff. You can also search the calendar by instructor name. The NCCDP corporate staff or the certified CADDCT trainer may be contacted to bring the ADDC seminar to your company or association. Either contact the trainer directly or you may also contract the NCCDP corporate staff.

The ADDC curriculum is available in English or Spanish. CMS recognizes the ADDC curriculum on the CMS Crosswalk page website. The ADDC curriculum is CEU approved for 7 CEUS's for nurses in most states and the information is provided in class. There is a small fee that is submitted directly to the CEU network after the class who will provide you with your nursing CEUS. For all other governing bodies, you will need to ask your trainer which credentialing bodies the seminar was submitted to for CEU approval.

A student handout notebook is provided to the student in class.

The ADDC curriculum includes the following modules:

  • Overview, diagnosis, prognosis, assessment tools, medications
  • Communication and feelings
  • Depression and repetitive behaviors
  • Wandering, hoarding
  • Aging, intimacy and staff concerns in home care and long term care setting
  • Aggressive behaviors and catastrophic reactions
  • Culture diversity
  • Environment
  • Pain, Nutrition
  • Bathing, Toileting, Dressing, Falls (information provided in student handout notebook)
  • Staff and family support
  • Spirituality
  • Death and dying
  • Activities
  • Recognizing elder abuse
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer

This is a 12 -hour one-day live seminar. This seminar may also be brought to your corporation or association. For information about contracting for a private seminar, please contact the NCCDP corporate staff at The dates are posted on CADDCT registration form and on the seminar calendar. You can search the calendar by state. Or you can click instructor and download the CADDCT registration document, which lists dates, locations, price, qualification, training materials and information. You do NOT need to be a CDP nor take the ADDC seminar as a prerequisite to the CADDCT seminar.

The CADDCT seminar includes the following; ADDC PowerPoint curriculum on memory stick, instructor manual, master student handout notebook, video on a memory stick that addresses staff concerns on sexuality and intimacy issues as it relates to the dementia patients, textbooks on communication, diagnosis, environment, public speaking, pretest and posttest for the student ( the test is not required unless it is a state regulation), information on applying for CEU's, recommendation on what to charge for your services when not at work, marketing information, where to obtain databases, sample brochure, sample sign-in sheet, sample class certificate and certification as a CDP and CADDCT.

"One Trainer impacts thousands of health care professionals and the quality of care provided to our most vulnerable elders." NCCDP

CDCM Certified Dementia Care Manager seminar

Is a 3- hour online call and is not listed on the calendar. This seminar includes a policy and procedure manual for memory care neighborhoods. The CADDCT seminar is a prerequisite.  Or, you may register for both the CDCM and the CADDCT seminars at the same time. The CDCM seminar and certification is only open to people with direct supervision over a dementia unit in an Assisted Living or Nursing home.

For all other certifications

Please see certifications and download the application for information regarding the certification requirements and seminar information. This includes: CPCHCP, CDSGF, CFRDT, CFR-DT, CCPDT and CDTCP.

CMDCP Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional certification

Is offered by our sister company, International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.  NCCDP certified members receive a substantial discount for the CMDCP certification and six hour online seminar. Please see