The National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care announces 2015 Certified Alzheimer Educator (CAEd) certificants.

For immediate release: March 8, 2016

Dayne DuVall, Chief Operating Officer NCBACTM
3170 N Sheridan Rd Suite 1008 Chicago, IL 60657-4882
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CHICAGO – The National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care (NCBACTM) today announces 2015 Certified Alzheimer Educator (CAEd): Lauren Heinatz

The NCBACTM is an allied healthcare board certification organization, which confers two national credentials and maintains a Registry for Certified Alzheimer Caregiver (CAC) and Certified Alzheimer Educator (CAEd).

Board certification offers a voluntary, credentialing procedure that attempts to validate the competence of Alzheimer Caregivers and Educators founded on practice-based knowledge and application of that knowledge.

The NCBACTM certification programs adhere to Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing co- published by the American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association and the National Council on Measurement in Education (AERA, APA, NCME); accreditation standards established by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) as well as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI); Guidelines for Computer Based Testing from the Association of Test Publishers (ATP); and best practices for fair testing.

Lauren Heinatz is a professional who can explain dementia to the public and/or train healthcare professionals who offer direct care to persons with dementia. CAEd understand the disease; how to provide care; and know effective methods for imparting information to adults. In addition to providing education and training in dementia care, the CAEd often serves in a supervisory capacity in home healthcare, adult day care, hospice, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. They possess expert knowledge and understanding of the special needs and circumstances of this growing population.

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