Dementia Education Training

Learn about Dementia

We’ve been increasing awareness and reducing the stigma associated with dementia since 2018. Serving all of Central Minnesota, we offer educational opportunities in-person and virtually for professionals and the community. Contact our office to schedule a class or to request additional information.

Select a Dementia Topic

Dementia Topics

(60-90 Minute Classes)

  • Dementia Prevention
  • Communication and Dementia
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Taking Care of the Caregiver
  • Most Common Forms of Dementia, How and Why They Differ
  • Physiology Behind Dementia*
  • De-prescribing, Understanding Dementia, and Medications*

*Classes taught by an MD, all other classes taught by a Certified Dementia Educator.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) may be available. Contact us to learn more.

Become a Certified Dementia Practitioner

An 8-hour training session to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner® CDP®. 

    Meet Our Instructors

    Dr. Patrick Zook

    Dr. Patrick Zook

    Medical Doctor

    Tami Kolbinger, BS, ADC/MC, CDP, CADDCT

    Tami Kolbinger, BS, ADC/MC, CDP, CADDCT

    Care Navigator/Educator

    Cristina Rodriguez, CDP

    Cristina Rodriguez, CDP

    Care Navigator/Educator

    Book a Class

    Ready to learn more about dementia? Call our Dementia Resource Center Clinic to learn more about each class and to request pricing.

    Central MN Dementia Community Action Network

    3701 12th Street North, Suite 103
    St. Cloud, MN 56303

    Call: (320) 640-6726
    Fax: (320) 774-1238
    Email: contact@dcan-mn.org
    Hours: by appointment only

    All content on this website is intended to be informational only and does not create a patient-client relationship and does not intend to constitute medical advice.