Validation Training Institute Launches First Fundraising Campaign

The ‘I Validate to Connect’ campaign seeks to raise $20,000 to support caregivers and older adults with various forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. WASHINGTON, D.C. — After more than 30 years of existence, the Validation Training Institute (VTI) launched its first fundraising and advocacy campaign today in Washington, D.C. at George Washington University.  The “I […]

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Caregiver Chew & Chat Week Coming Soon!

The Validation Training Institute’s first “Caregiver Chew & Chat Week” runs from Sept. 24-30, 2016. The week is one of the main events of the organization’s first “I Validate to Connect” advocacy/fundraising campaign. For caregivers who practice the Validation Method with older adults experiencing dementia, establishing a connection is essential. Forming a connection helps lessen the […]

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Getting to Know…Validation Teacher Eric Portnoff

UPDATE (Sept. 26, 2016): The ‘Worker’ course mentioned in this article has been re-scheduled from Oct. 3 to a date to be determined. Once we have determined the new date, we will update all interested parties. Thanks! Editor’s Note: The Validation Training Institute (VTI)—in partnership with Alzheimer’s Orange County—will offer a “Validation Internet-Supported Level I ‘Worker’ Course” […]

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Special Offer: Free Validation “Teaser” Course this Month

If you’ve been considering Validation certification but were not sure what to expect, the Validation Training Institute’s (VTI) free “teaser” course on Sept. 19 is for you. Attendees will also receive a discount coupon code for an Oct. 3 Validation course. The 30-minute session is just one of the highlights of VTI’s first fundraising and awareness […]

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Validation Continues Growth in China with Historic Milestone

The Validation Training Institute (VTI) recently celebrated an historic and important first: the certification of Validation workers in China. Senior Living L’Amore—a Beijing-based Authorized Validation Organization (AVO)— helped lead the certification process for the country’s first Validation workers. They were supported with assistance from Meridian Senior Living. Senior Living L’Amore became an AVO in 2015 after VTI […]

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Fall Workshop Presents Opportunity to Promote Validation in Nation’s Capitol

Validation Training Institute (VTI) Founder Naomi Feil and VTI Executive Director Vicki de Klerk will present an exclusive workshop in Washington, D.C., at George Washington University on Sept. 15. (See the attached flyer posted with this article for more details or click on the link above). For the first time in the U.S. capitol, the duo […]

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