Training and initial two-year certification fees:
|Number of Occupational Therapists
||Fee Per Person
|2 to 5
|6 to 10
|11 or more
Fee includes access to Jefferson Elder Care's Skills2Care® website with documentation forms.
*Please contact us for discount code if registering 2 or more participants at email@example.com
Two-year certification renewal fee: $200 per person.
**Fees are based on learners completing requirements within scheduled timeframe (approximately 6 months from "Day 1"). If learner does not complete all of the certification requirements by the last scheduled coaching call, learner may be responsible for additional fees.
The individual occupational therapist signs a License and Training Agreement.
Evidence Supporting Skills2Care:
The Administration on Aging and Rosalynn Carter Institute recognize Skills2Care® as an evidence-based program delivered through aging service networks.
Research to develop and test Skills2Care® has been supported by funds from the Administration on Aging, Alzheimer's Association, National Institutes of Health (NIMH, NIA, NINR), Pennsylvania Department of Health Tobacco Settlement, Farber Family Foundation, and the Rosalynn Carter/Johnson & Johnson initiative.2,4
1. Earland, T.V. & Piersol, C.V. (2014). Translating research to practice in neurocognitive disorders: The experiences of Jefferson Elder Care. In M.A. Corcoran & G.M. Giles, Eds. Neurocognitive Disorder (NCD): Interventions to Support Occupational Performance. (pp. 265-274). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
2. Gitlin, L.N., Hauck, W., Dennis, M., & Winter, L. (2005). Maintenance of effects of the Home Environmental Skill-building Program for family caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Journal of Gerontology, 60A, 368-374.
3. Gitlin, L.N., Jacobs, M., & Earland, T.V. (2010). Translation of a dementia caregiver intervention for delivery in homecare as a reimbursable Medicare service: Outcomes and lessons learned. The Gerontologist, 50, 847-854.
4. Gitlin, L. N., Winter, L., Dennis, M.P. Hodgson, N., & Hauck, W.W. (2010). Targeting and managing behavioral symptoms in individuals with dementia: A randomized trial of a nonpharmacological intervention. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58, 1463-1474.
5. Gitlin, L.N. & Piersol, C.V. (2014). A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia: Using Activities and Other Strategies to Prevent, Reduce and Manage Behavioral Symptoms. Philadelphia: Camino Books, Inc.
6. Gitlin, L.N., Earland, T.V., & Herge, E.A. (2012). Meeting the needs of caregivers of persons with dementia.: An important role for occupational therapist. OT Practice, 17 (5), 8-13.
Speaker Disclosures: Rachel Wiley is the founder and owner of the Dementia Collaborative LLC and receives a salary for trainings and speaking engagements.
Cancellation Policy: Please contact us at least 30 days prior to event at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to receive a full refund. If you contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the event, you can transfer your registration to someone else. You may choose to defer your enrollment to a later date if availability permits; however, you will no longer be eligible for a refund. In the event that the provider must cancel the course, you will be provided a full refund and will be notified via email.
ADA Needs: We are happy to accommodate accessibility needs. Please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the event at email@example.com
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The Dementia Collaborative LLC is an Authorized Licensee and Trainer of the Jefferson Skills2Care® Program