A Montessori-Based Approach for Aging and Dementia

Course: #4525Level: Intermediate1 Hour 2032 Reviews
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In this course, participants will learn about the Montessori principles of independence according to one’s ability and the benefits of the prepared environment. Specifically, participants will learn about the fundamental principles of the Montessori method, how to conduct a Montessori-based session, Montessori-based steps to engagement that reduce unwanted behaviors, issues that may arise with this approach, and using case studies and video examples, how to set up activities/tasks for individuals with dementia using a Montessori Approach.

Course created on January 7, 2020

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-761504; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Geriatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the fundamental principles of a Montessori-based approach to dementia programming.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list individualized activities that you can implement with individuals with dementia and/or teach others to implement to reduce unwanted behaviors and improve engagement.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe ways to modify the physical environment to support individuals with dementia.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background, review of learner outcomes.
5-10 Minutes An introduction to Montessori
10-20 Minutes What is the Montessori Approach?
20-30 Minutes The fundamental principles of the Montessori Approach
30-40 Minutes How to create successful activities
40-50 Minutes Activity ideas and templates
50-60 Minutes A Case Study; Summary and Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This course will focus solely on the Montessori Approach to Dementia Care.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.