Dementia Care-Partner Support Group Leaders 2-Day Training

Interested in leading a support group for dementia care partners? Or, if you’re already leading a group and would like to develop your skills, then my 2-day training may be just for you!

Day 1

8:30AM – 12:00PM

  • Meet your classmates
  • Support group basics including the nature and art of companioning (didactic + discussion)
  • Basic Counseling Skills (didactic + discussion)

1:00PM – 5:00PM

  • Basic Counseling Skills (practice)
  • Advanced Counseling Skills (didactic + discussion)
  • Challenging participants (didactic + discussion)

Day 2

8:30AM – 12:00PM

  • Advanced Counseling Skills (practice)
  • How to handle other group challenges
  • Challenging participants and situations (practice)

1:00PM – 4:00PM

  • Open vs closed support groups and the 5 phases of support group evolution
  • Overview of The Dementia Care-Partner’s Workbook curriculum and adapting it to open and closed groups (didactic + discussion)
  • Questions and discussion
There will be two 2-Day trainings offered in Winston-Salem, NC in 2020. The first one is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 2nd and 3rd. The second is tentatively scheduled for Thursday and Friday, November 5th and 6th. Tuition is $395 and includes a copy of The Dementia Care-Partner’s Workbook and A Leader’s Manual for Dementia Care-Partner Support Groups, course handouts, continental breakfast and lunch both days, as well as coffee, soft drinks, and snacks. Attendance is limited to 16 participants. Continuing education credits are not provided. If you are interested in one or the other training, or just want more information, or if you’d like me to come do the training for your organization, please contact me using the form at the bottom of this page.
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