OAP-ODP Activity Professionals and IGSOAP International Gerontological Society Of Activity Professionals Organization for Activity/Dementia Professionals in USA and Internationally OAP-ODP Organization of Activity Professionals- Organization of Dementia Professionals
 OAP-ODP           Activity Professionals and IGSOAP     International Gerontological Society              Of Activity Professionals     Organization for Activity/Dementia Professionals in USA and Internationally                     OAP-ODPOrganization of Activity Professionals- Organization of Dementia Professionals    

OAP-ODP Bringing you professional growth and New information to help you succeed in your career...

Our Course Offering:  FOR ACTIVITY  Director Certification at the state and national levels.  All Classes taught on Line thru Portland Community College due to Covid19 issues.   

Classes offered every Term Summer, Fall , Winter and Spring... each class is offered 2x a year..

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 online via Portland Community College, with private and personal instruction by an experienced activity director/educator at the rank of Activity Consultant - Activity Profession National Credentialing Center  NAAPCC  

                               UPCOMING CLASSES for Professional Growth: 

ADVANCE ACTIVITY DIRECTOR CLASS>>> Portland Community College/ GRN 264   Starts January 2022

Gerontology Department.  Class number GRN264... prepares you for National Certification through APCC.  This class is offered in summer and winter terms. Registration currently open for Summer Term.  Can be completed in 10 weeks or sooner as it is a self-paced class online with personal zoom sessions with the instructor. Also gives you State Certification for Oregon and any state requiring 36 hours or less of training.


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

New Activity Director Certification Class starts Fall Terms, September 4, 2021.  Registration for class begins July 2021 .... class texts included in the online class, 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. 


Preparation to apply for Activity Professional Board Certified (AP-BC) designation through the

Activity Professionals NationalCredentialing 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


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





Contact instructor Connie Ratti (connie.ratti@pcc.edu) for more information on this course and prerequisites. For questions related to PCC enrollment, registration, and the Activity Professional Certificate, contact Michael Faber at michael.faber@pcc.edu 



THE AGING MIND >>>>PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Gerontology Department. Class number GRN175,  insturctor Roger Anusen  


 Give Your Brain a Treat with The Aging Mind – GRN175 –2 cr./online Got a “Passion for People”? 

 Please invest [02:12] of your time to view this video. Your future brain will thank you! “The Aging Mind”: https://tinyurl.com/yajm9flw

 Knowledge is Power!  You will learn how brains really work and how they change with age.  Knowledge gained from this course can help your brain from the first day of class and help your future brain for good.  


This first-nation course has been engaging and educating curious minds with evidence-based

  •  brain science delivered in plain English since 2011. The materials in this course are guided by ever-emerging research.

  •  Got 19minutes? Your brain will thank you, again!                

  • “The Power of a Smidgeon”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9EwTB0fyqU&t=8s   

 The textbook is Strong Brains, Sharp Minds by Michael C. Patterson

and Roger Anunsen.  Deep discount for PCC students!  

 For more information about this summer’s brain science adventure

 exploring what’s been called “The most exciting frontier of human

 knowledge since the Renaissance,”   please contact roger.anunsen@pcc.edu.

 PCCregistration Senior Audit available! For more information on this course 

and all Gerontology courses and supports, contact Jan Abushakrah, jabushak@pcc.edu.     


Got a Passions for People...Please invest 2 minutes of your time to view this video.  Your future brain will thank you! 


The Aging Mind: https://tinyurl.com/yajm9flw



AGEISM>>>>>PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Gerontology Department.  Class number GRN201,  Instructor Jenny Sasser


Explores ageism as a form of prejudice and discrimination that intersects with other systems of oppression.  Introduces perspectives and practices for combating ageism. For more information on this class contact: jennifer.sasser1@pcc.edu


For All online Gerontology Classes and registration information contact or Mike Fabor at michael.faber@pcc.edu



















































































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