OAP-ODP Oregon Activity and Dementia Professionals - Activity Professionals and International Geriatric Society of Activity Professionals The Organization for Activity/Dementia Professionals in the USA OAP-ODP Organization of Activity Professionals- Organization of Dementia Professionals
 OAP-ODP              Oregon Activity and Dementia Professionals -                       Activity Professionals and      International Geriatric Society              of Activity Professionals   The Organization for Activity/Dementia Professionals in the USA                      OAP-ODPOrganization of Activity Professionals- Organization of Dementia Professionals    

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Our Course Offering:  FOR ACTIVITY  Director Certification at the state and national levels... THE Next in person class for Basic State Certification for Long Term Care Activity director will be in April 1,2,3, and 4, 2024.  Must attend all 4 days for certification.

*Live Classes ARE offered 2x a year with a registration of 6 or more students.                                                                                  *ONLINE classes for Basic Activity Training And Advanced Activity Professionals... when registration is approved and completed.                                                                                               See Contact information on side bar. Online classes have a TEN-WEEK completion time Once your start date is approved. 

OAP/ODP provides a wide selection of courses and seminars.


  • We will offer the Oregon State Certification Class for Activity Directors. This 36-hour class meets the mandated regulations of Activity Directors wishing to work in Long Term and Skilled Facilities.
  • We will offer a National Activity Director Training Class that helps prepare you for the National Testing Requirement. This is a class with private and personal instruction by an experienced activity director/educator at the rank of Activity Consultant - Activity Professional National Credentialing Center  APNCC  

        CLASSES for Professional Growth: 


 Prepares you for National Certification through APNCC.  This online class includes lecture notes introductions/dialogue, videos, comprehensive reading questions, and Zoom session discussions. The student will be required to purchase a text for this class. The class availability for three months, but can be completed in 10 weeks or sooner as it is a self-paced class online with personal Zoom sessions with the instructor. National testing is an additional fee of about 220.00 with APNCC, Activity Professional National Credentialing Center. The class costs 280.00 unless the group or special scholarships are awarded.


Preparation to apply for Activity Professional Board Certified designation through the 

Activity Professionals National Credentialing Center

(office@apncc.org), with the required work experience, continuing education, and successful completion of the APNCC


Competency ExaminationContact Information:

Activity Professionals National Credentialing Center17840 Weymouth Avenue

Parker, Colorado   80134Phone: 303-317-5682



New in Person -Activity Director Certification Class starts April 2024. Taught in Wilsonville, Oregon area. Registration for this class is currently open, contact instructor information below


Students may take this class online if unable to attend in person. Maybe started on any date, once registration and invoice are paid. The online format is a 10-week session. But is self-paced and can be completed within 4 weeks. Please contact instructions for permission to attend online.  Registration for class is currently open, contract instructor information is below or on the sidebar.


Class texts included live classes via electronic delivery. Hard copy paper text additional 25.00 fee.   Practicums on Documentation and Calendar/Programming. Covers the ten areas of Certification Required by State Regulations.  Class includes videos to supplement reading materials/  Zoom sessions for Documentation and Calendar Planning demonstrations.  Class runs for 4 days, students must attend all 4 days. Attendees must register to attend this class, contact cratti@outlook.com This class will be offered only in March and September in live format.  The cost of the class is 280.00 per person  (an additional fee for hard copy text 20.00).  Unless scholarship or hardships funds are awarded.


To be Certified you must attend all sessions.  Complete reading and video viewing requirements, complete practicums on documentation and calendar planning, and pass the final examination with a 70% or better score.  

The cost of the Class is 280.00 per student.  Registration is required, and a late fee charge of 20.00 if registration is not completed 10 days before the class start date. 


The time is 8:00 to 4:30 PM daily.  Lunch is not provided but snacks and refreshments are provided at AM and PM Breaks.  

Location:  The class will be taught in the Wilsonville, Oregon area.  


Request information and registration: cratti@outlook.com

or call Connie Ratti at 503-740-9706 


Online classes are scheduled throughout the year with registration and permission of the instructor.  Each scheduled session has a 10-week availability unless special permission is made with the instructor.


INFORMATION SHEET/ REGISTRATION FORM and INVOICE will be sent to your preferred address or email.

See the Video on YouTube about the benefits of this class- go to the playlist Activity Director Best You Can Be link: https://youtu.be/ZnC1cFLkFZg​ 


























































































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or call 503-740-9706

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