Seminars for professionals

EURAG European Federation of the Elderly

Fédération Européenne des Personnes Agées

Federazione Europea delle Persone Anziane

Bund der älteren Generation Europas

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EURAG MEMORY TRAINING CENTER and

Czech Society for Memory Training and Brain Jogging

jointly organize under EURAG PROJECT:

EMPOWERING SENIORS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

 

Working language: English

COURSE FOR MEMORY TRAINERS –

GROUND LEVEL /40 hour course/

The seminar will be held from Wednesday April 19th, 2017 till Sunday April 23th, 2017 at the ORCO building,Bubenska 1, 170 00 Prague 7, 4th floor (metro line C, Vltavska station) under the guidance of:

Ing. Dana Steinova: Strategy and motivation, mnemonics – perfect compensation of imperfection of human brain, training of different cognitive skills such as language, concentration, encoding and decoding of information,how to built reserve brain capacity; Professor Pavel Kalvach, M. D.: Brain and its functions

It is assumed that the proceedings will take place from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00 to 6.00 pm every day except April 19th when they end at 4.00 pm and some sightseeing follows.

This training course is intended for seniors representing senior organisations which are in need of a memory training instructor or professionals who intend to expand their professional skills. The course participants will obtain the memory trainer´s certificate if they pass the final written and oral exam .The new memory trainers are expected to use their new skills in order to help to re-discover the potencial and increase self-confidence, self-esteem and the quality of life of their peers, not only from their own organisation, but also offer memory training classes for public over 50.Training is intended for healthy senior population and can be modified as a form of cognitive rehabilitation for other target groups including people suffering from dementia.

The seminar registration fee 10.000 CZK /approx.400 EUR/,payable on the spot, includes lunches,suppers and refreshments during breaks and teaching material for memory trainers and CD with demonstration of physical exercise.

The accommodation will be booked at Kolej Volha, K Verneraku 950,148 00 Praha 4 for approx. 20 EUR per night in a single room. Representatives of EURAG member organisations are getting priority.Arrival day April 18th,2017,departure day April 24th,2017

There is a requirement of minimum of 6 participants in the course in order to take place. Deadline for applications January 31st 2017. Please, notice, after January 31st we are not able to book any more university accommodation.

Send your application by e-mail to the seminar co-ordinator : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to her postal address: Ing. Dana Steinova, Leckova 1520, 149 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic,

mobil phone 00420 608 552 113, fax 00420 272931248, www.memorytraining.info

Application form Course for Memory Trainers in Prague from April 19-23,2017

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