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: Jan. 25, 2019
Day/Time: Fri. 9:00am – 5:00pm
Delivery: Classroom
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $168.28
 
End date: Jan. 25, 2019
Hours: 8
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Start Date: Mar. 1, 2019
Day/Time: Fri. 9:00am – 5:00pm
Delivery: Classroom
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $168.28
 
End date: Mar. 1, 2019
Hours: 8
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.