ECDCS

Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist - ECDCS

Clients and patients diagnosed with Dementia can be the most rewarding yet challenging individuals to help. This Certification is designed to recognize specialized training in the latest standards and techniques for caring for patients and clients diagnosed with Dementia. Learn how Certification can change your career!

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Become an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist - ECDCS

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

Helping professionals, including:

  1. Counsellor
  2. Psychologist
  3. Social Worker
  4. Psychotherapist
  5. Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
  6. Play Therapist
  7. Mental Health Nurse
  8. Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  9. Medical Doctor
  10. Occupational Therapist
  11. Speech and Language Therapist/Speech Therapist

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

Training Requirements

A minimum of 6 CPD hours of training in specific dementia care topics. Click here for details.

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for Certification include:

  1. Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia Certification-Certification Included!
  2. Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Certification Training Digital Recording-Certification Included!

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for Certification? Submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to info@evergreencertifications.com for review.

Application Process

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application fee payment of 99.99 USD online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional registration, credential, or membership
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate
Recertification

Recertification

To maintain Certification, a reapplication is required. After your initial 1-year Certification, you have the option to renew for 1, 2 or 3 years. A 1-year renewal requires 6 CPD hours of dementia care-focused training since you were last Certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 CPD hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample recertification trainings include:

Recertification Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your recertification application fee online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional registration, credential, or membership
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate

Complete details can be found here.

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