OAP-ODP Educational /Professional Standards for International Geriatric Activity Professionals Organization for Activity and Dementia Professionals OAP-ODP Organization of Activity Professionals- Organization of Dementia Professionals
 OAP-ODP        Educational /Professional Standards for International Geriatric Activity Professionals   Organization for Activity and Dementia Professionals                     OAP-ODPOrganization of Activity Professionals- Organization of Dementia Professionals    

*ACTIVITY DIRECTOR CERTIFICATION Class...

                 Fall classes start Sept 6, 2021

 

Activity Director Certification Class...GRN165 

Portland Community College, Gerontology Department

 

Request information and registration: conniekratti@gmail.com

or call Connie Ratti at 503-740-9706 or watch an introductory video

on YouTube: https://www.youtu.be/ZnC1cFLkFZg 

 

*See more offerings from Portland Community College under Courses Tab for classes from the Gerontology Department.  College credit available and eligible for CEU credits.  

 

*See Best Practices Tab...new ideas on covid activities and use of high tech electronics for resident participation.

 

*New job listings posted on opportunities under Job Openings tab...

 

 

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www.youtube.com/ConnieRatti/ActivityDirectorBestYouCanBe

 

* VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE... 30 videos

                      Activity Director, Best You Can Be.....

 

New Video: 

 Sex and Seniors: understand sexuality and seniors' interest and needs for positive and healthy outcomes. Direct link: https://youtu.be/SzbCVvBfwG8

 

New Videos coming this fall and winter: 

          * Cultural Change/Competency 

           * Quality Assurance and Program Improvement 

          

    See videos that are just for Activity Directors and Life Enrichment Directors...

New Videos on.....Why Activities Matter... Resident Council... Volunteers... the UnFair Hearing Test...Vision Impairments -what they can see and not see... Person-Centered Interviews... Person-Centered Activities for the Mildly Impaired...  How to implement Person Center Care and Self-Directed Activities... Why Rounds are Important... Different Behaviors... Modified Sports/Wheelchair Friendly.... 18 more short but informative Videos to make your work easier... how to use adaptive equipment... lots of new information on regulations.  FINALLY, Information that Activity Professionals need whether you are a new activity professional or as an experienced activity professional refresh/motivate and make your work easier.  

www.youtube.com/Connie Ratti/Activity Director Best You Can Be

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ADVANCE ACTIVITY DIRECTOR CLASS>>> Portland Community College/

Gerontology Department.  Class number GRN264... to be offered in January 2022 ,prepares you for National Certification through APNCC.  This class is offered in summer and winter terms. Registration open currently.  Class begins on June 21, 2021.  Can be completed in10 weeks or sooner as it is a self-paced class online with personal zoom sessions with the instructor.

 

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR TRAINING>>>>  Portland Community College/ Gerontology Department. Class number GRN165-

New Activity Director Certification Class starts Fall - September 6, 2021.  Class text, forms, practicums on Documentation and Calendar Building. Covers the ten areas of Certification Required by State Regulations.  Class includes videos to supplement reading materials/ 2 zoom sessions for demonstrations on Documentation and Calendar Planning.  Class runs for ten weeks, but the student may complete at their own pace -sooner or later as needed for certification. Students must register with Portland Community College to attend this class. This class will be offered only in Spring and Fall terms. 

 

 

 

If you have additional questions or concerns contact:

Connie Ratti at 503-740-9706 or connie.ratti@pcc.edu or

Mike Faber at michael.faber@pcc.edu

 

 

Enjoy - and let us know how else we may help your career growth....we are a non-profit association for the growth and education of Activity Professionals.

 

As an association and organization we have enjoyed a tremendous growth and will be expanding our services and offerings.  We have changed our name from Oregon Activity Professionals and Oregon Dementia Professionals to the Organization of Activity and Dementia Professionals. 

 

We will soon include standards for International Geriatric Activity Professionals.  This will include all our past avenues of services to the Activity and Dementia Profession, and add a component to help and encourage activity and dementia training/education to a world-wide scope. 

 

The need for professional activity and dementia vocations is a human need and a global need.  It affects all peoples and locations, we are proud to be a part of this growth because what you do matters.

 

As Always,

Connie Ratti, CTRS, CADDCT,CDP, ICCDP, CMDCP, ACE-BC

OAP/ODP____________ Organization for Activity and dementia professionalS_________---------------------------- IGAP_________________  InterNationAl Geriatric Activity Professionals 

 

 

Contact Information:

cratti@outlook.com

conniekratti@gmail.com

or call 503-740-9706

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