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Dementia Capable Care Workshop

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Sep 10, 2020 8:28:39 AM
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We are looking forward to hosting our Dementia Capable Care Workshop virtually next month! If you have been looking to increase your knowledge about providing care for individuals with IDD and dementia,  this workshop is perfect for you. 

Dementia capable CARE Workshop

CPA is offering this workshop in partnership with the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG) and Dr. Kathleen Bishop (see bio below). CPA members receive a 50% discount on one registration for groups of two or more! 

Intended Audience

Any disability or aging staff that come in contact with or are responsible for aging adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities that are at risk for or have developed dementia. These staff include, but are not limited to: DSPs, behavior analysts, nurses, psychologists, OT/PT/Speech/Activity staff, physicians, and program administrative and supervisory staff.

TWO COURSE options


Monday thru Thursday, October 5 - 8, 2020

9:00 am - 1:30 pm Central Time

This workshop covers the basics of IDD and Dementia. 


Monday thru Friday, October 5 thru 9, 2020

9:00 am - 1:30 pm Central Time

This workshop is for those wishing to become an "Affiliated NTG Regional Trainer." The first four days of the workshop cover the topics outlined above in the Foundation Workshop. The fifth day is devoted to understanding and delivering the full NTG Dementia Capable Care Curriculum.

Meet the speaker

Kathleen M. Bishop, Ph.D.


Dr. Bishop has over 40 years of experience in the developmental disabilities field and over 20 as a Gerontologist with a specialty in aging with developmental disabilities. She has a Bachelors and Master’s Degree in Special Education and a Ph.D. from Syracuse University in aging with disabilities.

Current Interests

Dr. Bishop works as a consultant for many organizations in the aging and IDD fields, assisting with program and support planning. She also teaches online courses at Utica College and continues to present nationally and internationally on topics related to aging and developmental disabilities.

Dr. Bishop is co-chair of the NTG Group Education and Training committee. She has been an active member of the NTG since the inception and is a member of the NTG Steering Committee. 


Areas of expertise include environmental modifications and developmental disabilities, caregiving for adults with dementia and IDD, and women with disabilities.

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