International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional
Internation Certification on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
Internationally Certified Dementia Practitioner
Certified as CDP® or CMDCP® or CMDCPT™

Become Certified as CDP® or CMDCP® or CMDCPT

Certified Dementia Practitioner® Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional® Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional Trainer.

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminars


ICCDP provides Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminars, Montessori Dementia Care Professional Course, and the Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional Trainer Course.

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Online Course for Dementia Professionals

Online Courses

Online Courses: Seminars are offered either online or live with a certified trainer.

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Application for Certified Dementia Professional


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"Thank you! I have received my certificate with great joy and feeling of accomplishment!"

Lisa Crupi

"As a trainer 'Still have people still talking about Dementia after you've left the room'."

Alistair Burns

"Thank You very much! It's an excellent program. Very well put together."

Ana Nunes-Freitas

"I am glad I did this course. It is a great course. I am closely working with Dementia patients.

Josephine Vasanthan



"Don't just meet the minimum state regulations regarding dementia education...exceed them!"
Patrick Smith, Chief Executive Officer ICCDP
Sandra Stimson, CADDCT CALA, ADC, CDP, CDCM, Co-Founder ICCDP

Certified Dementia Practitioner ® CDP®, Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional® CMDCP® and
Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional Trainer CMDCPT

The CDP®, CMDCP®, and CMDCPT are global certifications recommended for those working in the health care industry and with the geriatric population. These certifications are a compliment to your chosen profession. The CDP®, CMDCP® or CMDCPT are not a profession, but rather a level of additional Dementia training and Dementia certification that you have received in the area of Dementia care that will enable the health care professional to provide compassionate care.

The CDP® and CMDCP® certifications are a commitment by the professional to end elder abuse and neglect through continuous training in the area of Dementia Care. Worldwide there lacks standardization in the requirements of Dementia education for front line staff and health care professionals, elder care attorneys, educators, geriatric managers who work in learning institutions, psychiatric facilities, rehabilitation centers, associations, government agencies, nursing homes, assisted living, senior communities, adult day care, hospitals, home care and hospice agencies and 55 plus communities.