Certified Eden Associate Training Online

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Changing lives for over 25 years, Certified Eden Associate Training Online takes you on an exciting and challenging 11-week journey into the world of person-directed care. (This training meets online for 1 1/2 hours once per week for 11 weeks.) As the most widely practiced, comprehensive approach to person-directed care, Certified Eden Associate Training Online has been proven to offer practical tools, resources, and inspiration that empower individuals and teams to initiate and maintain effective change. Experience it to believe it!

Through our Ten Principle approach to person-directed care, participants will:

  • Understand the WHAT, WHY, and HOW of the person-directed care movement
  • Learn how person-directed care improves quality of life and quality of care
  • Exceed new regulatory expectations for care that puts the person first
  • Help reframe the culture of care and transform perceptions of aging in our society
  • Leave class equipped and inspired to initiate change
  • Increase satisfaction for Elders, family members, and employees
  • Gain powerful team-building skills that strengthen care partnerships
  • Drive more impactful outcomes, more efficiently
  • Help reduce staff turnover and improve financial performance
  • Create high engagement among Elders, family members, and employees
  • Explore innovative strategies that support empowerment, purpose, and growth for all


Leadership teams from organizations along the entire care continuum and representatives of any long-term care communities who are interested in initiating a culture change journey in their organizations. This flagship training is an essential first step for organizations who wish to adopt the Eden Alternative Philosophy and join the Eden Registry.  We offer discounted registration to state and federal surveyors as well as long-term care ombudsmen and policymakers interested in learning more about person-directed care.