Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals - MEPAP I
Preparation in therapeutic activities. Meets the 90-hour course work requirements for NCCAP Certification. Certification also requires a concurrent practicum experience in a long-term care facility under the supervision of an accredited activity director. Topics include: the study of aging, special populations, adaptive activities, communication techniques, assessment, medical terminology, federal regulations and documentation. Also, medications and activities, managing socially inappropriate behavior, programming for people with low cognitive functional skills, organizing special events, intergenerational programming, professional development and community involvement.
This course is a prerequisite for Activity Assistant Certification (AAC), Activity Director Certification (ADC) and Activity Consultant Certified (ACC). State and Federal Department of Health requirement to direct the Activity Program.
Course Number: NALP 102P
Section: RD01/Class Number: 4481
" Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (13 Sessions)
" Jan. 11 -April 5. 8, 2018
" Instructor: Jennifer Krupa, ACC/EDU, CDP, AC-BC, CADDCT