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Karen Rice
Alzheimer Mediation For Dementia Conflict

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3031 N Civic Center Plz Ste 257
Civic Center Healthcare Campus
Scottsdale, 85251
USA
480-331-7163

Description of Practice

Karen Rice, LNHA, ME, MA has focused on quality of care and quality of life for dementia since 1991. Her work experiences span the therapeutic milieu, licensure, mergers and acquisition. Her private practice offers mediation and dementia care management services. Karen specialized in Family Caregiver Mediation and Adult Guardianship in 2003 then expanded mediation online for distance caregivers. She also offers on-site training and webinars on Empathic Communication, Cultural Sensitivity, Conflict Management skills, Mediation, Negotiation, Facilitation and other special topics as requested. Her private practice is located in Scottsdale, Arizona with services extended to Santa Barbara, California; satellite is in Kent, OH. International outreach online. Karen is a contract mediator for the CMS Quality of Care Mediation Initiative through KePro QIO, Seven Hills, OH, and Adjunct Online Graduate Faculty at Grand Canyon University. She served as Dementia Expert for Carepathways.com 2004-2014. She contributes to both the caregiving and mediation literature. Please contact her through her website.

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2001    Washtenaw CC, Ann Arbor, MI    40 hour Community Mediation Training
2002-03    The Center For Social Gerontology    Family Caregiver/Adult Guardianship 16+
1994-2005    State of Ohio    too numerous to list (1800+)
2005-2011    State of Arizona    too numerous to list (2200+)

Areas of Practice

  • Elder
  • Family
  • Health Care
  • Nursing Home

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Staff Developer
  • Ombud
  • Conflict Coach
  • Online Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer