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NCCDP - Gold Standard in Dementia Education


As the number of confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) remain present across the United States, the NCCDP finds it necessary to offer our Seminars virtually via zoom for the forseeable future. THIS PERTAINS TO NCCDP CORPORATE CLASSES TAUGHT BY NCCDP CORPORATE TRAINERS. (For individuals signing up for a seminar conducted by NCCDP approved instructors, please check with the instructor presenting the seminar).

The following seminars will still take place on the day and time as scheduled, however, registered participants will receive detailed login instructions (which include needing a laptop/desktop and headset) to participate live/online.

For 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. 

The notary requirement is waived,

For seminars presented by NCCDP approved instructors please click here.


NCCDP offers a series of courses under this brand for those seeking further education and training in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care. The dates and locations of these courses are listed below. You can register for the courses by submitting the attached registration form or using this link to register online.

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NCCDP ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar is required for those who are pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner certifications.

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Seminar Evaluation - A seminar evaluation is collected at the end of each seminar. An additional evaluation is provided with your CDP application and we ask that you take the time to also complete the application evaluation. We value your time and your feedback.

Apply to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner - please click here.

If you do not see a seminar posted when you are available, please check back as the instructors are loading new seminars throughout the year. Or contact NCCDP by using the CONTACT US FORM or 1 877 729 5191 about bringing the seminar to your facility or conference.

The NCCDP ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminars are open to anyone who works in long term care or is a caregiver.

Statistics prove that nearly 50% of the residents of long-term care facilities have been diagnosed with dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease. This number will continue to grow. The only way to provide successful dementia care is to understand the disease process and the significance behind the dementia-related behaviors.

Course Goals and Objectives:

Goals are:

  • To provide fundamental education on dementia and dementia care
  • To enhance the quality of life of dementia patients through education care providers
  • Foster sensitivity and respect for the dementia client
  • To teach communication techniques
  • To provide sensitive approaches for assisting patients with activities of daily living.

Participants will:

  • Have an understanding of dementia
  • Identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive, and sundowning behaviors in adults
  • Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent or reduce difficult care situations.
  • Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques
  • Learn alternative activity interventions that are success-oriented and failure-free
  • Receive a certificate of attendance in the seminar.

The NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminars has been approved by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners® and meets the criteria for those who qualify and are pursuing certification as a CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner.

For more information about the seminars or certifications please contact the NCCDP Corporate office at 1.973.729.6601 or email us using the Contact Form.

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  • Person-Centered Care
  • Subjective Cognitive Decline SCD and Subjective Cognitive Impairment SCI
  • Dealing With Difficult Patients
  • Oral Health for Dementia Care
  • Revitalizing Your Support Group
  • Successful Engagement  & The Art of Quilting A Conversation for the Activity Professional and Recreation Therapist
  • Engaging Through Color, Adapted From - The Dementia Concept
  • Protecting Residents From Financial Exploitation
  • Developing Self Esteem & Wellness Programs for the Older Adult
  • The Benefits of Music and Reminiscing for Senior Living Residents
  • Safety Throughout Your Life
  • Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults - A Practical Guide To Creating Welcoming Agencies
  • Reversible Dementia’s
  • Medications and Older Adult Abuse and Neglect
  • Hydration and the Dementia Patient
  • Older Person with Dementia and Sight Loss
  • Delirium and Older Adults With Dementia
  • Geriatric Anxiety- Recognizing, Diagnosing, and Treatment
  • Dementia and Noise Providing a Soothing Quiet Environment
  • Dementia Pugilistica, now called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)
  • The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: History, Role, and Responsibilities
  • Improving Dementia Care -Reducing Unnecessary Antipsychotic Medications
  • Lewy body dementia: When it isn’t Alzheimer’s
  • Senior Bullying Across the Ages: Senior’s Bullying Other Seniors
  • Travel Guidelines for People with Dementia
  • Preventing Resident to Resident Altercations / Aggression / Abuse in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living
  • Seven User-Friendly Therapeutic Music Activities for the Musician and Non-musician With Applications for Dementia Clients
  • Sexual Violence in Later Life
  • Broken Trust: Older Adults, Family, and Finances. Financial Older Adult Abuse Prevention
  • Time for Tellin’ Tall Tales Y’all! Using story to reach and know each other - Time Slip
  • Dos and don'ts for gardens for dementia residents
  • The Importance of Brain Games to Improve Cognitive Function
  • Crisis Intervention and Building Resiliency for your staff
  • Understanding Frontotemporal Degeneration
  • Fall into Fall - Fall prevention in-service for Dementia clients
  • Sexuality and Intimacy: A Guide for Dementia Patients in Long Term Care Settings and Home Care
  • Project Life Saver - (Elopement What You Need To Know)
  • Understanding Pseudobulbar Affect PBA - Involuntary Outbursts of Crying and Laughing
  • Your caregiver personality: Why it’s a very important caregiving skill
  • Brain Fog...Is a Legit Diagnosis!
  • Life Review: Practice Techniques For Clients & Caregivers
  • Spiritual Care When Dementia Is Present: Holding Fast to the Memory of God
  • Benefits of Daily Outside Walks & Dementia Gardens for Person’s with Dementia
  • Tips for Dealing With Stress and the Holidays
  • What’s wrong with Care Plans, and how to get it right!
  • Risk Management - “Improving  Quality”
  • Non-pharmacological Approach to the Alzheimer's disease patient
  • Environmental Design in Managing Behavior in Assisted Living
  • Communicating successfully with Alzheimer’s Older Adults
  • THIS IS NOT ALZHEIMER’S: An Overview of Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, & Frontotemporal Dementia
  • The Rehab Professional's Role in Dining for Person's with Dementia
  • Take Precautions for Facility Outing?
  • Senior Housing, Can residents stay home with Early Dementia?
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Activities: Make Them Meaningful
  • Developing effective activities programs for older adults with dementia
  • Caring for the Caregiver
  • Medications in Dementia Patients
  • Keeping your Institution Safe, How To Deal with Alzheimer’s/Dementia Residents In A Crisis or Terrorist Act

First Responder Training CFRDT
Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer CFR-DT
Certified First Responder-Dementia Trained

If you work as a First Responder, Do you know:

Proper communication techniques?
How to deal with catastrophic events?
What to do for repetitive behaviors?
What to do for sundowning?
Do you recognize abuse and neglect in the home?
There are unique driving concerns in the elderly, do you know them?


Be prepared for Alzheimer's Disease and dementia person.

Provide successful approaches and interventions.

Get trained and certified today!

The only way to provide successful dementia approaches is to understand the disease process, the importance of communication skills, and the significance of the feelings behind the dementia-related behaviors.

Course Goals & Objectives
Goals are:

  • To provide fundamental education on dementia and dementia approaches.
  • To enhance the quality of life of dementia patients by educating First Responders.
  • Foster sensitivity & respect for the person with a diagnosis of dementia.
  • To teach communication techniques.

Participants will

  • Have an understanding of dementia.
  • Identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive, and sundowning behaviors in older adults.
  • Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent, reduce, or eliminate difficult care situations.
  • Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques.
  • Recognize abuse and neglect in the home.
  • Understand driving concerns in the elderly with a dementia diagnosis.
  • Receive a certificate of attendance in the seminar

Who Should Attend the NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar for First Responders:

Law Enforcement (city, county, state and federal), EMT’s, TSA Agents, Fire Fighters. The First Responder seminar can be booked privately and provided to your team only or check the calendar for a First Responder seminar or trainer near you. Click here for the seminar calendar and select Trainer Type as NCCDP Corporate. Click here to find a CFRDT trainer. Please contact if you would like to book a private training and presented by the NCCDP Corporate staff. Download the CFR-DT application.

The CFRDT Trainer seminar is only presented by the NCCDP Corporate staff. You must have completed the CADDCT seminar first.
Download the CFRDT application. Download the CADDCT application.

The First Responder seminar is 6 hours.

The CADDCT live seminar is 12 hours and is a prerequisite to the CFRDT trainer certification.

Registration Information: See the calendar for pricing. Generally, the CFRDT sets the price as the trainers do not work for NCCDP. The trainer generally charges 185.00 pp or a flat rate if this is an in-house seminar plus pp fee for the student handout notebook.

enrolled unless otherwise notified. NCCDP reserves the right to cancel seminars based on insufficient enrollment. Registrants who need to
First Responder Student Handout Notebook with the CFR-DT application is provided in the First Responder training.

Computers and recording devices are prohibited in class.

The First Responder seminar can be booked with a CFRDT trainer or directly with the NCCDP Corporate office.

CFRDT Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer certification. Because you are required to complete the CADDCT 12- hour live seminar as a prerequisite, there is no class for the CFRDT certification.

The course includes the First Responder six-hour Dementia curriculum on a memory stick, instructor manual, First Responder student handout notebook which includes the student's CFR-DT application. Certification as CFRDT

Cancellation Policy
Please view the CFRDT trainer policy.

Notice: While certification promotes and maintains quality, it does not license, confer a right or privilege upon or otherwise define the qualifications of anyone in the healthcare field.


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