About Professional Training
The Alzheimer's Association is committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families. Our training and education programs are geared to professionals working in both community-based and residential care settings.
Our programs and meetings have been attended by activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers. Many of our programs offer CEUs.
Please contact your local office to sign up for these programs:
Central Illinois Chapter
Professional Training Programs
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Professional Inservices Available
Our agency is equipped to provide 20 inservices for professionals of nursing homes, hospitals and other health care agencies. Our programs provide healthcare professionals the techniques needed to train their direct care staff who provide dementia care in skilled nursing and home health care settings. Inservice fees are $125 per one-hour program plus mileage. We can tailor a series of 10 inservices at a reduced rate. Contact the office in your area for more information.
Inservice Training Programs Available:
Support Group Leader Training
Volunteer Support Group facilitators provide a valuable service to the agency. Individuals interested in becoming support group leaders should attend this training. Program will focus on disease overview, successful support group tips, support group dynamics and agency policies. A manual will be provided. Call the Peoria office for more information.
New Support Group Leader Training
Support Group Leader Refresher Training
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014