CDP Information

“Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care” Seminar

Take the path to certification as a CDP.  This is the required seminar for those pursuing certification and who qualify.  Please see the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners ( to view the tracks, or just come for the education!

Have a few people you want to get certified? Email [email protected] for information about conducting on-site sessions at discounted pricing!!

Information for In-Person Classes:

  • Registration begins at 7:30am; class begins at 8:00am and ends at 4:30pm.
  • The tuition includes notebook/handouts and breakfast.
  • Lunch is on-your-own (one hour).
  • You will receive confirmation of your registration with directions to the training site.
  • Once payment is received, you are enrolled unless otherwise notified.
  • Open Door Training & Development reserves the right to cancel seminars based on insufficient enrollment.
  • Registrants who need to cancel must provide written notice no later than 48 hours in advance of seminar date.
  • Cancellations are refundable, less a $75 administrative charge.
  • Substitutions may be made at any time.
  • Continuing education credits issued will be cancelled for non-payment of required fees.
  • No form of videotaping is allowed; no laptops are allowed in the training room.
  • Register for this in-person class here!

Information for Webinars:

  • Complete this training remotely during one of our monthly webinars!
  • Sessions are offered over two days (four-hour sessions)!
  • All webinars are held either from 8:00am to 12:00pm or from 1:00pm to 5:00pm (Eastern).
  • Register for a webinar here!

Continuing Education:

7.0 continuing education credits are approved with the following:

  • NAB/NCERS (Nursing Home, Personal Care Home, & Assisted Living Administrators)
  • National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • Nevada Board of Social Work
  • Nursing CE Contact Hours are available through CEU Network.

Training Modules include:

  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Communication
  • Feelings
  • Depression
  • Repetitive Behaviors
  • Paranoia
  • Wandering
  • Hallucinations
  • Aggressive Behaviors
  • Hoarding
  • Catastrophic Reactions
  • Intimacy and Sexuality
  • Personal Care
  • Nutrition
  • Pain
  • Activities
  • Environment
  • Staff & Family Support
  • Diversity and Cultural Competencies
  • End of Life Issues

Home caregiver who attended dementia care training for caregivers at Open Door


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"Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care" One-Day Seminar - April 26th (LIVE!)

8am - 5pm, April 26, 2023
Hilton Garden Inn - 550 East Main Street, Hummelstown, PA