Training and Education

MALA is proud to be the leader in education and training for assisted living providers across Michigan.

MALA is celebrating over 50 years of bringing quality education through our Annual Conference and Trade Show, live seminars, webinars, and online courses.  Drawing upon the experience and expertise of MALA attorneys, MALA enjoys a longstanding reputation for excellent training related to regulatory compliance and employment law. In recent years, MALA has become a leader in dementia training led by Brenda Roberts, Director of Quality Assurance and Education.

MALA Training and Education: On point and better than ever!

Dementia Education

MALA is pleased to announce an expanded educational program for members this year through the leadership of Brenda Roberts, MALA’s Director of Quality Assurance and Education.  Our enhanced educational efforts will include new resources related to providing services and supports for persons living with dementia.  Brenda has a Certificate in Advanced Clinical Dementia Practices from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree from Central Michigan University in Education Administration and Community Leadership and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Alma College.  She holds certifications as a Dementia Trainer, Coach, Consultant and Engagement Leader from Positive Approach to Care (PAC).

MALA, Teepa Snow and PAC Combine Efforts to Develop Dementia Awareness, Knowledge and Skills.

MALA, Teepa Snow and Positive Approach to Brain Change™ (PAC) are joining efforts in 2019 to enhance dementia awareness, education and skills for assisted living providers as well as others who provide supports and services for persons living with dementia. 

We are especially excited to have Teepa kick off MALA’s Annual Conference and Trade Show with a special pre-conference intensive on May 13. 

Click here to register for Teepa’s Pre-Conference Intensive and MALA’s Annual Conference.

Additionally, mark your calendars now to learn from Teepa and other national dementia experts at MALA’s first-ever, dementia-specific statewide conference. 

Dementia Trailblazers’ Conference
Statewide Dementia Conference

September 9 & 10, 2019
Crowne Plaza
Lansing, MI

Visit our website frequently as updates are posted regarding conferences,  live seminars, webinars and online courses.