“Co-treatment: Bringing the Team Together to Provide a Holistic Approach”

Event Phone: (917) 705-8260

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    August 17, 2017
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Announcing a Continuing Education Event for NY State Social Workers

presented by:

NYU Langone Medical Center’s Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment & ComForCare NYC will present a complimentary 2.0 hour continuing education event for NY social workers

“Co-Treatment, Bringing the Team Together to Provide a Holistic Approach for the Client with Alzheimer’s & You”

This educational session will provide those working with clients living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) with an understanding of opportunities for the clinical co-treatment of symptoms with complementary approaches based in recreation and music therapies.  Participants will learn recreation and music therapy approaches to promote hope, ability, and expression, and decrease clinical symptoms of dementia within the framework of the leisure ability and music psychotherapy models.

Presenters: Rafel Sgammato, MBA, NMT, MT-BC, CDP, Founder, Nostalgic Notes, LLC

Nettie Harper, MS, CTRS, CADDCT, CDP and Kelly Gilligan, CVW, CDP, Co-founders, Inspired Memory Care

Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Location: NYU Langone Medical Center

550 1st Ave

First Floor, Alumni Hall A

New York, NY 10016


*Inspired Memory Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0432

About Our Presenters

Rafel Sgammato, MBA, NMT, MT-BC, CDP, Founder, Nostalgic Notes, LLC: Rafel Sgammato is a Board Certified Music Therapist and a certified Neurologic Music Therapist with a private practice that serves Fairfield, Westchester, Putnam and New York Counties. She also maintains a credential as a Certified Dementia Practitioner with the NCCDP.


Nettie Harper, MS, CTRS, CADDCT, CDP, Co-founder, Inspired Memory Care: Nettie has focused on highlighting elders’ strength and self-worth through well-designed programming.  For the past twenty years, she has been a leader in the fields of memory care and recreation therapy.


Kelly Gilligan, CVW, CDP, Co-founder, Inspired Memory Care: Kelly’s career has centered around supporting elders living with dementia to be heard and embraced as the valuable members of society that they are.  Kelly has over a decade of experience as a certified validation worker, director, and trainer in residential treatment, adult day programs, and home care.







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