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Upcoming events

Below is a list of upcoming CST conferences, courses and events around the world. If you would like your event to be advertised here, please contact the website editor.

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CST Online training via Zoom by Professor Aimee Spector
Tuesday 14th December and Wednesday 15th December 2021, 09:00 - 12:00 GMT

This course aims to give learners an overview of how to deliver Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST). This interactive training involves group exercises, role-play and video observation.

Click here to find out more and register for the event.

Professor Spector developed CST as her PhD and has since been involved in several ongoing research trials. She has authored four CST training manuals, developed this course and has delivered it to over 2000 people worldwide. Aimee leads the CST training and is Director of the International CST Centre.


CST training in Denmark

Upcoming Dates from the Danish Dementia Research Centre

  • November 3rd 2021: Comwell H.C. Andersen Odense

Contact: Karen Tannebæk
Website: https://videnscenterfordemens.dk/da

Upcoming dates from VIA University College

  • December 1st 2021: Aarhus
  • February 1st 2022: Aarhus
  • May 4th 2022: Aarhus

Contact: Janna Sylvestersen
Website: https://www.via.dk/efter-og-videreuddannelse/uddannelsestilbud/kurser/kognitiv-stimulationsterapi-cst

Past events

Below is a list of previous CST conferences, courses and events around the world.

CST Online training via Zoom by Professor Aimee Spector

Tuesday 21st September 2021, 09:30 - 16:30 BST

This online course aims to give learners an overview of how to deliver Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST). This interactive training involves group exercises, role-play and video observation.


CST Online training via Zoom by Professor Aimee Spector
Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th March 2021, 09.15 - 12.15pm GMT

This online course aims to give learners an overview of how to deliver Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST). This interactive training involves group exercises, role-play and video observation.


Exploring CST Event
16th May 2019, UK

Do you practice Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) in your organisation? Would you like to share best practice and hear from people delivering CST from around the region?

Attend the Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust 'Exploring CST Event', where there will be a number of presentations and case studies from people who deliver CST and there will also be an opportunity to hear about the benefits from people who live with dementia. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please contact the event organisers: dwmh.tals.team@nhs.net.


Seminar on Dementia Intervention in a Low-resources Area: The Example of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy in Africa by Professor Richard Walker.
9th October 2018 (15:30 - 17:00) - Hong Kong University, Hong Kong.

Professor Richard Walker is a Consultant at North Tyneside General Hospital and Honorary Professor of Ageing and International Health at Newcastle University. Professor Walker will deliver a talk on his experience of adapting and piloting CST in sub-Saharan Africa.

 

International Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Conferences 

3rd International Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Conference 
10-11th June 2019 - Missouri, USA

Saint Louis University Gateway Geriatric Education Center hosted the 3rd International CST Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. One-hundred and forty people representing 11 countries attended the 2-day event which included eight main presentations and nine two-hour workshops. CST founders Professors Aimee Spector, Martin Orrell and Bob Woods attended and gave presentations on the use of CST around the world and how to enhance CST using technology. The second day of the conference included CST training for professionals and students interested in facilitation by Prof Spector and a track for experienced CST facilitators by Prof Berg-Weger.

The Missouri CST Team would like to thank all our colleagues, especially those who shared their CST expertise and experience, who joined us in St. Louis for this extraordinary gathering of professionals committed to CST. We look forward to future collaborations and opportunities for networking. Prof Berg-Weber


2nd International Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Conference with Training and Workshops & Network Meeting
1-2 December 2017 - Hong Kong