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Compassionate Touch® Webinar Coach Training
The Compassionate Touch® program is now 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

Compassionate Touch Coach Training for Individuals or Organizations

  • Upon completion of the six-hour training, participants are designated as authorized 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.

  • Coach Training Objectives and Content Outline
Compassionate Touch® Webinar Coach Training:
  • $395 for First Participant from the same location (community or office)
  • $175 for additional participants from the same location or office
  • Optionally: $12 plus shipping for a hard copy of the Compassionate Touch® Coach Training Manual.
Registration Process
  • Registration and payment MUST be completed no less than 7 days prior to Webinar start date to allow registration emails to be sent out.
  • Since the online portion of the webinar occurs on two separate days over a course of 4 days, please choose a date that will allow you to complete the training during that week. Participants will not be allowed to span multiple webinars. Each webinar must be completed within the chosen time-slot. Prior to the start of the webinar for which you initially registered, if you find you are unable to complete the training, we can re-schedule you for a later webinar date
  • Participants MUST register with their company email address (no personal emails)
  • Participants MUST register for a Webinar date on this website under TRAINING Registration
  • Prior to the training date, registrants will receive an email confirmaton to the email address given to us during the registration with a link to the webinar training.
How does the Webinar Training work?
  • Our webinar training is the same high-quality training as our in-person training except that it is conducted via the Internet with our specialized online training program by skilled instructors in real time.
  • Webinar training is 6 total hours, which consists of 3 sessions; a 2 hour introductory webinar, 2 hour self-directed on-site practice, followed by 2 hour online wrap-up and online assessment quiz.
  • This interactive training will prepare and authorize coaches to train staff in their facility or organization on the Compassionate Touch Techniques and conduct family or community presentations. Participants must have their manuals with them in order to participate in the Webinar.
  • Webinar participants are required to have a laptop or desktop PC (Windows or Mac) with a built-in webcam, speakers, and microphone. An Internet connection with adequate speed is also required. Prior to the webinar, you will receive instructions on how to test your computer and Internet connection speed to acertain whether both are suitable for this webinar course.
  • During the registrations process, participants can opt to purchase a printed, bound Compassionate Touch® Coach Training manual or alternatively print the manual on-site from the download link provided upon registration. Either way, the manual is provided for download for review prior to the training session.
See also Compassionate Touch® On-Site Training