“Working with what people have left… not what they’ve lost.”

The Dementia Journey | Conscious Education & Support

Registration Opens 5/9/24

Classes Begin: 7/8/24 - 8/5/24 (Mondays @ 3pm - 5pm MT)

Cost: $450


LIVE Online Instruction Course Dates

  • 7/8/24 - Zoom #1

  • 7/15/24 - Zoom #2

  • 7/22/24 - Zoom #3

  • 7/29/24 - Zoom #4

  • 8/5/24 - Zoom #5 

Registration Opens 5/9/24

Program Cost: $450 (includes processing fees)

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY: WE DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS. IT IS OUR EXPECTATION THAT STUDENTS COMPLETE THEIR COURSEWORK AND GRADUATE WITH THEIR COHORT IN ORDER TO EARN A CERTIFICATE. IF YOU HAVE PAID AND NOT YET ACCESSED THE COURSEWORK, YOU MAY CONSIDER OFFERING A ONE-TIME GIFT OF YOUR ENROLLMENT AS A SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT IN NEED.

The Dementia Journey will help you, the learner, build self-reflection and awareness through the unique developments of Dementia.  We will provide you with valuable materials that are supported in research and intellectual circles, to learn about brain changes from diagnosis to end-of-life through literacy and caring consciousness.

 

How can you positively assist people through the language, visual, auditory and physical changes that will happen on the dementia journey? What are the challenging behaviors that can accompany various dementias? This course will assist you in building your end-of-life education and dementia knowledge through Dementia Care Principles, and empowering you with foundational skills.

This online enrichment course encompasses reading, writing, reflection, and discussion assignments with your peers along with regular video conference calls with faculty. You will feel held and supported throughout this program and beyond.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This enrichment course is open to anyone interested in the Dementia Journey, working or living with someone living with Dementia.

OUR PROGRAM PROVIDES YOU WITH THE SKILLS TO:

  • Learn about positive approaches to clients and how to work alongside brain changes
  • Understand the challenging behaviors that can accompany various dementias
  • Create care plans for families, patients and communities living with dementia
  • Utilize Conscious Dying Principles and Practices, while introducing new ‘Dementia Principles of Care’
  • Support families emotionally, spiritually, physically and psychologically
  • Understand the holistic role of an end-of-life doula or coach in becoming the puzzle solver and reading the field
  • Bridge the gaps between patients and healthcare providers

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION / CERTIFICATE:

  • Familiarize yourself with the online learning platform Canvas.
  • Attend 5 weekly live video conferencing calls on Zoom - for a total of 10 hours (recordings will be made available).
  • Move through course Modules in Canvas together, in order, between live video conferencing calls.
  • Participate in discussion with faculty and peers, absorb information sharing through PowerPoint presentations, and reflect for brief periods of journaling all throughout Zoom calls.
  • Commit to completing weekly homework - reading articles, watching interviews and videos, listening to podcasts, and submitting written reflections.
  • Have access to a computer, internet, and technical fluency sufficient to satisfy course requirements.

Ashley Bright

FACULTY

Heather MacLeod

FACULTY