Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer® 

Certified Dementia Care Manager® 

Become a CADDCT / CDCM

bulletOnline CADDCT application for existing members with an ICCDP certification - Log in click on APPLY FOR ANOTHER CERTIFICATION

bulletOnline CADDCT application for new members that do not have any other ICCDP certification

The CADDCT registration lists dates, locations, prices, and information. To see a list of associations hosting the CADDCT seminar at a discount, click here.

For trainers interested in presenting to Florida assisted living communities, you must submit an application to be an approved trainer. Click here for more information.

"One certified CADDCT trainer impacts thousands of health care providers" ICCDP

As a CADDCT trainer, you will provide the state of the art and comprehensive ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care curriculum to health care professionals, front line staff and students enrolled in healthcare-related degree programs such as nursing, social workers, pharmacist, activity professionals, PT, OT, Speech Therapist, nursing assistants and other important professions serving the older person who already work in the health care industry, supporting industries, government agencies or who will be entering the workforce. The ADDC curriculum is the required seminar for those interested in pursuing CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner certification and who qualify for CDP certification. Not everyone will qualify for the CDP certification but all professions can benefit from the comprehensive curriculum. The ADDC curriculum is recognized by CMS and is listed on the CMS Crosswalk page.

The ADDC curriculum is CEU approved for nurses in most states. It is the CADDCT trainer's responsibility to submit the curriculum (if they choose to do so) to credentialing bodies for CE or CEU approval.

CADDCT trainers are permitted to present the curriculum where they are employed or book private seminars and charge for their services when not at work. Additionally, the CADDCT trainer name is listed on the CADDCT registry for potential customers to hire them, to present the ADDC curriculum to corporations employees or association attendees if they so choose to do so.

ICCDP offers corporate group (10 or more) discounts when the CADDCT is the presenter in an in house ADDC training for the CDP applications if the corporation is investing in the employee's dementia education and CDP certification.

ICCDP also offers associations attendees who attend the ADDC seminar presented at a state or national conference, a discount for the CDP application.

The CADDCT trainer will need the following equipment; laptop with media player, projector or smart TV, screen, extension cords, speaker when presenting to larger audiences of more than 10, cart, and screen. The ADDC PowerPoint curriculum and ICCDP Aging and Intimacy video are presented on a memory stick.

All trainers will be asked to sign a license agreement. This is explained in the CADDCT registration form.

All trainers will provide a student handout notebook that can only be ordered through the ICCDP web site. All trainers will be required to provide a certificate of attendance, collect evaluations, and provide a sign-in sheet to all attendees. To see what training materials are provided, see the CADDCT registration form.

CADDCT renewal is every two years and includes both the CADDCT and CDP certification.

The CADDCT seminar includes Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care PowerPoint curriculum on a memory stick, a master student handout notebook, Instructor manual, ICCDP Intimacy and Aging Video on a memory stick (sexuality video dealing with staff concerns), textbooks that include the environment, diagnosis and communication (textbooks subject to change), pretest and posttest for students, sample brochure, sample class certificate, sample sign-in sheet, Information on database development, information on obtaining approval for CEU's, fees to charge, certifications as a CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner, certification as CADDCT ICCDP Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer.

$2,800 USD for late registration. Rates subject to change.
$2,500 USD if registering 60 days prior to the start of class.

Corporations request rates for multiple staff.

Associations request rates if booking the CADDCT seminar at the next state or national conference.

NO REFUNDS if you cancel 7 days prior to the class date. ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN WRITING NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CLASS. Cancellation received prior to two weeks of the start of class will incur a $750.00 cancellation fee.  If canceling 13 days or less prior to the scheduled date, there are no refunds. Cancellation must be received in writing to ICCDPOffice@iccdp.net

Click here to view the Comprehensive Curriculum

Additional information for CADDCT Applicants

All certifications are emailed to you. You have the option to request a hard copy for an additional fee.

CDCM Certified Dementia Care Manager:

If you are pursuing the CDCM® Class Certified Dementia Care Manager® certification, please fill out the CDCM® application.

CDCM is open to those who provide direct supervision (and who qualify) for a locked dementia unit in an assisted living community or nursing home which ICCDP calls Memory Care Neighborhoods. This is a three-hour live interactive conference call, using a service such as Zoom. A Memory Care Policy and Procedure manual are provided. You must either be enrolled in the CADDCT seminar, submitting your CADDCT application with your CADDCT application or have completed the CADDCT seminar in order to qualify for the CDCM certification.

"One NCCDP CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Care Trainer, impacts the care provided by thousands of health care professionals.
This has a direct impact on the elderly and the quality of care provided by health care professionals."

Co-Founder ICCDP

Co-Founder ICCDP


You ask why is it important to invest in our staff education and this quote says it all-
CFO asks CEO, "What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?"

CEO: "What happens if we don't, and they stay?" ~Peter Baeklund


You cannot afford to wait.Send your in-service director to the next CADDCT Certified Alzheimers disease and Dementia Care Trainer certification seminar.
See www.nccdp.org  and the CADDCT Trainer schedule.

Notice: While certification promotes and maintains quality, it does not license, confer a right or privilege upon or otherwise define the qualifications of anyone in the healthcare field

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.