The Dementia Basic Training Program provides caregivers with the core or “basic” information needed for dementia care. It focuses on per-son-centered care, the changes that happen to thinking skills as dementia progresses, how those changes impact behavior, and how to understand behavior as communication. Individuals completing the Dementia Training Program are eligible to take the certification exam. Individual certifications is ideal for staff members at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospice, home and health organizations, adult day programs, governmental and social service agencies, police, fire, and other first responders. Class includes 4 hours of computer based training and qualifies the individual to take the certification exam-national credential (valid 2 years). The listed price reflects the in-district course cost. Students not living in a career tech district must pay twice the fee listed for this course. Out-of-district cities include (but are not limited to): Konawa, Mill Creek, Ravia, Coleman, Milburn, Tishomingo, Kingston, Madill, and Turner.