The third annual Innovations in Alzheimer’s Care shares the innovations of our 2022 Individual and Organization awardees, as well as many other compelling applicants. […]
VTI is proud of Master Teacher Cinzia Siviero, Validation Teachers Silvia Grandi and Licia Conti for their presentation at the prestigious Erickson Conference in Trento, Italy.
“La Comunicazione Validante: a favore della persona con demenza” was well received. […]
We are proud to announce our new VTI partner: MemoryLane.tv. Memory Lane TV is a multi-sensory intervention with over 500 hours of media and olfactory programming on a variety of streaming platforms, all designed for caregivers and people living with dementia […]
Dr. Harvey Sterns, long-time VTI Board member and professor emeritus of psychology at University of Akron (just two of his many activities) will be presenting our recent research at the Gerontological Society of America Scientific Conference this November in Indianapolis. Our study looked at the effectiveness of the 6 Skill Building Blocks, a totally online, asynchronous training in basic Validation skills. It was shown to be relevant to caregivers and effective training. “This is a great way to onboard new staff or refresh person-centered skills.” […]
In this 60-minute presentation at the recent Pioneer Network Conference, Vicki de Klerk, Naomi Feil’s daughter, talks about how Naomi developed the Validation method in the 1960’s and 70s; the struggle to get professionals and family members to stop using reality orientation, diversion or lying and start treating disoriented older adults with respect, honor and empathy. […]
The Validation Training Institute is excited to announce that our introductory course, Beginning Validation, is now available in both German and French! […]