What Do You Do When…. “Give Me My Car Keys!”

This new series of short videos demonstrates how simple Validation techniques can defuse difficult situations, create better relationships and improve communication.

Validation COVID-19 Caregiver Tips Part 9 Video

Learn more about helping disoriented older adults during a quarantine.

Validation COVID-19 Caregiver Tips Part 8 Video

Learn more about helping disoriented older adults during a quarantine.

Validation COVID-19 Tips Part 7 Video

How do you make contact with a scared, disoriented old woman? Watch how you can use simple Validation techniques to help.

Validation COVID-19 Tips Part 6 Video

Watch this video to learn more about helping disoriented older adults during a quarantine.

VTI “How-to” Videos on Simple Validation Techniques Now on YouTube

Validation practitioners improve their communication skills, gain competence and confidence. VTI offers you these free training videos to support you in your daily work with older adults. Subscribe here to our channel and get notifications each time we add a new “How-to” video.

Validation, Communication Through Empathy | Naomi Feil | TEDxAmsterdamWomen

Inspired by her parent’s work with the elderly, Mrs Feil followed them in their footsteps. After graduating with a Masters degree in Social Work, the people she grew up with in Ohio became the people she worked both for and with. Creator of the Validation Theory / Author / Founder of the Validation Training Institute.

Naomi Feil and Gladys Wilson

This video excerpt from Memory Bridge’s documentary, There is a Bridge, features Naomi Feil, the founder of Validation. This video has gone viral and moved millions of people to see disoriented elderly differently.

What is Validation, an interview with Naomi Feil

The developer of Validation explains key elements of the Validation method in this 4 minute interview.

DEMENZ: Begegnung in anderen Welten

Diese Live Doku ist Teil des vom Österreichischen Institut für Validation initiierten Filmprojektes „DEMENZ: Begegnung in anderen Welten“. Die Doku gibt einen auszugsweisen Einblick in eine ganztägige Lehrveranstaltung “Validation nach Naomi Feil” im Rahmen des Erweiterungscurriculums Public Health und Palliative Care für Bachelor Studierende der Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt / Austria.

Naomi Feil receives the Alois Alzheimer Award

The Alois Alzheimer Award is presented to Naomi Feil on November 20, 2009 in Vienna, Austria. Maria Hoppe, Austrian Validation Teacher and Validation pioneer, describes the work of Naomi Feil.