Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care
This brand new 8-week program is specifically designed for professional and family caregivers of persons with dementia. It is also appropriate for health care providers and anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of dementia care from a mindfulness perspective. Learn how the practice of mindfulness can help you cope with the challenges and stresses of dementia care, and also greatly improve the experience of the person in your care. This intensive course requires that you practice in between classes. You will be rewarded with a transformative experience that will sustain you over the long course of the dementia journey.
The course will be taught by Marguerite Manteau-Rao, LCSW, a social worker and psychotherapist with many years of experience working with dementia.
Free Information Session: Thursday, April 25, 7 – 8:30 pm
Course Dates: Thursdays, May 9 – June 27, 7 – 9:30 pm
Daylong Retreat: Saturday, June 15, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
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$295 + $25 materials fee
Institutional group discount available:
2 enrollees: $250 each + $25 materials fee (15% discount)
3 or more enrollees: $225 each + $25 materials fee (24% discount)
LCSW and LMFT:
This course meets the qualifications for up to 27 hours* of continuing education credit for LMFT and/or LCSW as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #1121).
This continuing education activity is being presented by the Alzheimer’s Association for up to 27 contact hours.* Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing: (Provider #CEP12415).
Nursing Home Administrator:
The Alzheimer’s Association is a licensed provider of continuing education credit for NH Administrators (Provider #CEP1546). Application Pending.
The Alzheimer’s Association is a licensed provider of continuing education credit for Department of Social Services for RCFE Administrators (Provider #0205-740-2). Application Pending.
*Based on actual hours of attendance.