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Training to Teach Brain Health: A Facilitator Certification Program for Promoting Brain Wellness

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

Presented by MindAlert

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Brain health is a fast-growing area of care for older adults, yet few opportunities exist for professionals seeking additional training and expertise. This web seminar will present a facilitator-training model which has been used to successfully train over 50 professionals to provide brain health programs across a variety of senior care settings. Professionals who completed the training and have implemented programs in their communities will share their experiences.

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • Learn about an integrated approach that considers the physical, cognitive and social aspects of brain wellness
  • Receive additional education and achieve greater expertise in brain health through a high-quality facilitator certification training model that is scientifically grounded and well-designed
  • Feel well-prepared and confident in to providing brain health information to older adults in their communities

Presenters:

Dr. Cynthia Green is a clinical psychologist and noted expert in the area of memory function and brain health. The founding director of the Memory Enhancement Program at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NY, Dr. Green currently serves as president of Memory Arts LLC, a leading provider of memory fitness and brain health training to organizations, corporations, and individuals. Dr. Green is the author of 4 books on brain health, including the recently released 30 Days to Total Brain Health.
Dr. Share DeCroix Bane is an assistant research professor and State Gerontology specialist for  Extension at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Dr. Bane has worked in a variety of settings in aging for over 35 years, and maintains a limited private practice.
Pat Faust spent her first career in the medical arena as a clinical medical technologist. She then went back to school and started her second act as a clinical aromatherapist and a gerontologist focusing her attention on educating others about brain aging, brain health and brain fitness. 

 

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