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Working with Dementia Clients

Available at: Cornwall part-time


This program is designed to build on the previous knowledge, skills and attitudes of the Post-Certificate health and/or social service field worker in order to increase competency and skill in caring for those with dementia. This program is aimed at auxiliary healthcare workers, health care aides, home support workers, personal support workers, family members and others caring for people with dementia. 

Visit the Online and Continuing Education catalogue for course details and to register.


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Program Name

Working with Dementia Clients

Program Code




Start Dates

Program Duration


Location (Campus)

Cornwall part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2017-18

BEHA 1000 Overview of Dementia Care
BEHA 1001 Communication and Interpersonal Skills
BEHA 1002 Caregiving Skills
BEHA 1003 Ethics and Legalities
BEHA 1004 Clinical/Field Placement with Clients
RELE 1 Business Elective

Admission Requirements


Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

Formal and informal pathways offer SLC graduates the chance to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Those that follow are specific to this program:

    For details on Credit Transfer within Ontario please visit:


    My education at St. Lawrence College gave me the start I needed. It was an excellent foundation for my career and now, 28 years after graduating, I credit SLC for giving me the ability to provide front-line (and later administrative) behavioural services to the education community.

    Debra Cockerton

    Program Contact

    Melissa Longtin

    Recruiting Contact

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