Behavioural Support Training Program (BSTP) Pilot
Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Alzheimer Society of Toronto has redeveloped our Behavioural Support Training Program (BSTP) program and are ready to try it out.

Who should take this course?

  • Front-line healthcare providers who have successfully completed either ASTs Dementia Care Training Program (DCTP) or U-First in the past 2 years 
  • Must be currently working with people living with dementia.

Participants will learn:

  • to operationally define Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSDs)
  • to determine when responsive behaviours requires intervention 
  • to enhance reflective skills and recognize that behaviour has meaning specific to the individual 
  • to enhance verbal and written reporting skills
  • to demonstrate individualized communication techniques to de-escalate and support positive interactions with people with dementia
  • to develop an action plan that will allow professionals to recommend and evaluate different non pharmacological approaches appropriate to the individual and their unique situation

Training dates and time:

Training - Thursdays, August 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and a

Focus Group - Tuesday, September 12 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

Do I qualify? Please fill in interest form, we will contact you for confirm your registration.

For more information or question, please contact Remy Sookhai at 416 - 640-6317 or by email:

Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Alzheimer Society of Toronto
20 Eglinton Ave. West, 16th Floor
Toronto, ON M4R 1K8

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