Compassionate Touch logo
Compassionate Touch® On-Site Coach Training
The Compassionate Touch® program is also available through our web-based training

Compassionate Touch helps providers achieve goals related to person-centered dementia care and reduction of unnecessary use of anti-psychotic medication. This practical, evidence-informed approach literally puts in caregiver’s hands a non-pharmacological solution that:

  • Is Feasible: Uses existing resources | Easy to learn | Practicality ensures sustainability
  • Is Effective: Decreases anxiety | Promotes sleep | Eases pain | Builds trust in caregivers | Provides a non-pharmacological prevention strategy for behavioral symptoms
  • Facilitates Staff Satisfaction: Reduces job burnout | Builds strong relationships | Aligns with person-centered care practices
  • Encourages Family Engagement: Provides a means for family to calm, comfort and support their loved one | Enhances the family’s experience as a member of the care-team
  • Strengthens Marketability with a unique program for community outreach | Sets your organization apart | Demonstrates commitment to culture change
How does the On-Site Training work?
  • Our on-site training is conducted by a Certified Trainer in select locations around the country throughout the year.
  • On-site training is 6 total hours, over the course of one-day. Participants will learn Compassionate Touch® techniques and how to apply them in real-world settings.
  • Participants will leave this interactive training as Authorized Coaches with a plan to implement Compassionate Touch throughout their organization.

Compassionate Touch Coach Training for Individuals or Organizations

Upon completion of the six-hour training, participants are designated as certified Compassionate Touch® Coaches and empowered to train staff in their facility or organization and conduct family or community presentations. The facility or organization is authorized to use the Compassionate Touch® program and materials. To help ensure sustainability, AGE-u-cate provides on-going support for Coaches throughout the license period.

Compassionate Touch® Certified Coach Training:
  • $225 – 6 -hour training and Compassionate Touch Training Pack (manual, technique supplies and Compassionate Touch Caregiver pin. Material shipping fees apply.
  • Corporate Discounts available - please call 817-857-1157 x 204 -
  • Certification Renewal - $95 per year; continued designation, access to online portal, educational newsletters and Coach Connect webinars
  • 6 Instructional Hours approved by NCCAP upon successful course completion**
Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, On-Site training is currently not available.

Please contact us if you would prefer a live Webinar training. Contact Mary Petersen at 817-857-1157 ext. 204. Email Mary

** This Course has been approved by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP)
NCCAP Continuing Education approval number NCCAP501004-21NT