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We offer experienced instructors. Dana Dunbar, Executive Director of PCC, holds a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science and Health and a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy with a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Utah. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP), Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT) and Certified Dementia Care Manager (CDCM) credentialed by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). She is also credentialed in Montessori—Based Dementia Programming. Read more about our commitment to quality instruction for carergivers and health care professionals.
Upon completing the "Seminar in Alzheimer's and Dementia" you will be eligible to apply for the Certified Dementia Practitioners (CDP) certification offered by the National Council for Certified Dementia Practitioners. Learn more about topics covered in this comprehensive workshop and when it's being offered.
Support for Family, Friends and Loved Ones
Are you a family member or friend of a person with demetia who is looking for ways to support your loved one? We offer one-on-one private consulting, assessment of cognitive functioning and counsel on what to expect now and in the future. Home health visits may be arranged by contacting us with your specific needs. Learn more about group workshops for friends and family of people with dementia.
Professional Development and Resources
Along with Professional Development for organizations and health care staff, PCC offers ongoing support and professional development for health care workers and those who have completed CDP certification. Contact us directly to learn more or visit our Community page for links to recent journal articles, professional organizations, course materials, and other useful resources.