Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA)

Code: HEAL1895

Course description

GPA Basics is an innovative, 4-module dementia-care curriculum based on a person-centred approach to care. The curriculum is evidence-based, interactive, and practical. The program guides participants to fully understand responsive behaviours, in order to be able to respond effectively and appropriately in a workplace setting. GPA Basics also includes respectful self-protective and gentle redirection techniques for use when catastrophic behaviours do occur.

Course details

Hours: 8
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Mar. 26, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Remote Learning - eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $136.82
 
End date: Mar. 29, 2021
Hours: 8
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Start Date: Apr. 16, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Remote Learning - eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $136.82
 
End date: Apr. 16, 2021
Hours: 8
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.