JOHN LEVIN MEMORIAL CONFERENCE A POSITIVE APPROACH TO DEMENTIA CARE
with TEEPA SNOW
Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Barnstable Performing Arts Center | 744 West Main St, Hyannis
Speaker: Teepa Snow, OTR/L
TEEPA SNOW is a nationally recognized dementia-care education specialist with a background in occupational therapy and close to 40 years of clinical practice.
This beginner/intermediate level conference is being offered free of charge to all professionals who interact with persons with dementia, dementia educators and caregivers by bringing awareness to dementia as a disease, exploring the impact of the social and physical environment on persons living with dementia, and demonstrating effective communication and problem solving approaches to challenging situations when caring for or interacting with persons with dementia.
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8:30 -- 9:00 am
WELCOME & OVERVIEW Molly Perdue, PhD
9:00 -- 10:30 am Teepa Snow, OTR/L
Session I: CREATING A SAFE & FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT: HOW IT AFFECTS ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS
10:30 -- 12:00 pm Teepa Snow, OTR/L
Session II: BUILDING A DEMENTIA-AWARE COMMUNITY
12:00-- 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 – 2:30 pm Teepa Snow, OTR/L
Session III: COPING WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS IN DEMENTIA CARE 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Session IV: HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS DEMENTIA Teepa Snow,
4:00 –4:30 pm CLOSING & EVALUATIONS
ABOUT CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Continuing Education Credits are through Commonwealth Educational Seminarsfor the following professions:
Psychologists:Commonwealth Educational Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for these programs and their content.
Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed MentalHealth Counselors: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LPCs/LMHCs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Social Workers:Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LMFTs. CES maintains responsibility for this program.
Registered Nurses:As an American Psychological Association (APA) approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the ANCC. Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing.
Activity Professionals through National Certification for Activity Professionals.
EMS Personnel through Southeastern Massachusetts EMS Council.
IMPORTANT! It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.
Barnstable Performing Arts Center’s facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations please contact Alzheimer’s Family Support Center at (508) 896-5170.
Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Written grievances should be directed to: AFSC of Cape Cod, 2095 Main Street, Brewster MA 02361.
All participants must register in advance. Registration deadline is June 19, 2019.
For information contact Alzheimer’s Family Support Center at (508) 896-5170
For information call (508) 896-5170
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