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This Facilitator training will show you how to implement
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Upcoming Opening Minds
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Registration now open for April and May 2019
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During the OMA Facilitator training course, you or your staff will learn how to facilitate this evidence-based art program in your own care setting.
You will learn how to train volunteers so they can effectively connect with people who are living with dementia.
We are excited to announce three scholarship opportunities for people from
the Edmonton zone or Northern zone
Cost: $750 per person
CEUs: Available from NCCAP, NCCDP
Registration: Click here to register.
Both the online course and the in-person practicum must be completed to receive OMA Facilitator certification.
Online training: April 15-May 10, 2019
In-person Practicum: May 30-31, 2019 in Calgary, AB
Practicum Location: Age Care Seton (4963 Front Street S.E Calgary AB)
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From your friends at Alzheimer Society of Calgary
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Hands-on workshop with practical strategies based on caregiver experience.
On Going All day sessionsGentle Persuasive Approach
A new approach to the well-being of caregivers and people with dementia
Ongoing Afternoon or evening sessions availableCaregiver Strategies for Dementia
A practical skill-building workshop providing an essential foundation for family members, friends and caregivers
OngoingConsidering Care Options
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May 30 & 31st All day sessionsOMA Facilitator Training
Stay tuned for more information and details about the training session taking place in May 2019
Physicians & health care professionals - find your referral info here
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