Are you looking to advance your skills in dementia care?

Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP)

through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)

NVNA and Hospice is proud to offer the NCCDP’s

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

This is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification and who qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners*.


*Please visit the NCCDP website at to learn more about the full process of becoming a CDP and meeting NCCDP’s required qualifications to apply for certification. 

This seminar is just one piece of the process and does not on its own certify anyone as a CDP.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

March 23, 2020

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Course is required to apply for certification as a certified dementia practitioner through NCCDP.

Course cost is $225 and includes instruction manual

Pre-registration required by March 11, 2020.

Questions, email

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Offered by Joan Wright, CDP, CADDCT at NVNA and Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA

Classes are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. You must attend the full day (8 hours class time) in order to receive the certificate of attendance, which is required to be submitted along with your application to NCCDP for CDP certification.

Seminar Modules:


Please note that laptops are not permitted in class nor any form of videotaping or audio taping.

COST FOR THE 8-HOUR SEMINAR IS $225/person and includes the NCCDP Student Handout Notebook.

Payment is made directly to NVNA and Hospice upon pre-registration for the seminar.

Please email to inquire about the next class date.

Seminar Instructor:  Joan F. Wright is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. The Director of the Dementia Care Specialty Program at NVNA and Hospice, Joan develops and teaches dementia care curriculum for staff training, and facilitates a number of caregiver support groups and educational programs in the community. She has spoken at a several conferences and forums and has published about caregiving.

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