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Montessori Dementia Engagement Certification

Montessori Dementia Engagement Certification curriculum provides a thorough introduction to using Montessori with elders and people living with dementia. It is open to all healthcare professionals who work in the field of aging - Activity Professionals, Nurses, Nursing Assistants, Home Care Aides, Rehabilitation Professionals, Social Workers and more. It is also recommended for family care givers caring for a loved one with memory decline. Educational content focuses on engaging individuals in person-centered activities that have meaning and purpose in order to improve quality of life.
 

Montessori Dementia Engagement Certification
Qualifying Components

  1. Academic Education: High School, GED or higher.
  2. Activity Experience: 1,000 hours engaging with people living with dementia. (Note: any current NCCAP Certification qualifies for this Activity Experience).
  3. Continuing Education (CE): 5 hours of CE on dementia-related topics from the NCCAP Body of Knowledge.
  4. Required Curriculum: Successful completion of the “From Can’t to Can Do!: Using the Montessori Approach” curriculum and exam. This course is offered online by Brush Development.
  5. Payment: The first year of Certification is included in the $199 fee for the online version of “From Can’t to Can Do!: Using the Montessori Approach” course.
  6. Application: Apply using the link below.
  7. Renewal: The first year of Certification is included in the price of the online course. Certification is good for 1 year and must be renewed annually for $30. Certification Renewal requires 5 CE hours on dementia-related topics from the NCCAP Body of Knowledge.