Teepa Snow, Dementia Expert, Featured as a Keynote of The Green House Annual Meeting and Celebration
By Rachel Scher McLean / Posted on July 18th, 2012
THE GREEN HOUSE ® Project is excited to welcome Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA as a keynote speaker at the 5th Green House Annual Meeting and Celebration. Teepa Snow is a dementia expert and a certified Occupational Therapist, who brings a unique, person-centered perspective to engaging with people living with dementia. Teepa’s techniques, highlighting in the video, Accepting The Challenge, are utilized during Core Team Education, an important part of The Green House Project’s comprehensive education plan. This six-day training prepares staff to work in The Green House homes and includes an exploration of Green House philosophy, coaching communication, and developing skills to interact effectively with people who have dementia. The Green House Annual Meeting is an exclusive event for organizations who are trademarked Green House homes. This will be a great opportunity for the attendees to refresh their knowledge of Teepa’s philosophy, and to express their gratitude for how these techniques have impacted the elders living with dementia in their Green House homes.
Accepting the Challenge! Being with and Learning from Persons Living with Dementia, Teepa Snow’s keynote speech, will be livestreamed for free on The Green House Blog from 8:30-10:00a ET on September 7, for all of those people who are unable to attend The Green House annual meeting and celebration. Teepa will also facilitate a smaller breakout session that will be interactive and utilize many techniques for communicating and interacting effectively with people who are living with dementia.
The Green House Annual Meeting and Celebration, in Grand Rapids, MI from September 5-7, will be an event of learning, information-sharing and many networking opportunities, so if you are a trademarked Green House organizations come join the celebration! Register today for The Green House Annual Meeting and if you have questions, please call (703) 647-2311