OAP/ODP Oregon Activity Professionals Oregon Dementia Professionals
OAP/ODP Oregon Activity Professionals  Oregon Dementia Professionals

Our Course Offering:  SPRING WILL BE POSTED SOON>>>>ACTIVITY  Director Certification at the state and national levels PLUS Classes  in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar...for Dementia education are listed Below....

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 Actvity Directors wishing to work in Long Term and Skilled Facilities.
  • We will offer the National Activity Director Training Class that help prepare you for the National Testing Requirement. This is a on-line via Portland Community College, with private and personal instruction by an experienced activity director/educator at the rank of Activity Consultant - Board Certified by the National Association of Activity Profession Credentialing Center  NAAPCC  
  • UPCOMING CLASSES for Professional Growth: 

  • cratti@outlook.com or call 503-740-9706                                                                             ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


  • This Spring Date(s) to be announced soon... from 8:30 to 5:00 each day at The Pearl at Kruse Way, 4550 Carmen Road, Lake Oswego, Oregon, registration and application for class: cratti@outlook.com or connie.ratti@oap-odp.com or call 503-740-9706. - Cost of class 260.00, late registration will be charged additional 30.00 after September 27th..  Class included 96-page text, work sheets. In class lecture, videos and demonstrations; students must past test by 70% or better and complete assignments in class for Oregon State Certification or any state requiring 36 hours or less instruction for certification.

  • ACTIVITY DIRECTOR STATE CERTIFICATION CLASS TAUGHT AT PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE on SPRING TERM...Registration Begins on February 26th... . Registration: apply to be student at PCC and sign up for GRN165 under the Gerontology Department. If you have questions or concerns please contact Connie at 503-740-9706.  Payment will be made to PCC when you register. Work sheets and follow along guide to lectures will be provided via on-line for your use. Text and Videos. All training is on-line class. This class meets the standards required by the State of Oregon Regulation Rules and an other state that has the 36 hour or less requirement for training activity directors in Long Term Care.

  • ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE / DEMENTIA CARE TRAINING SPRING DATES to be announced soon.... at The Pearl at Kruse Way, 4550 Carmen Road, Lake Oswego, Portland Oregon from 9:00 to 5:00 PM through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioner. This is a required seminar for those pursuing CDP certifications and who qualify through NCCDP.   Successful attendees who meet requirements of NCCDP  will be able to apply to the NCCDP for their National Certification if they qualify.  If you have questions please contact Connie at 503-740-9706. Class covers 10 essential areas of dementia knowledge and skill sets to meet this standard. For application, registration and information email: cratti@outlook.com .  Cost of class is 160.00, registration must be completed 15 days prior to class so materials for you may be purchased. Late Registration  will be charged a late fee of additional 30.00.  NO Walk ins unless given permission by the instructor.    "take the path to certification as a Certiied Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners" This is a required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification and who qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP web site at www.nccdp.org or just come for the education and enrich your professional skills. 






Meet the INSTructor:


         Connie Ratti is a CTRS, Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist and ACC, Activity Consultant Certified.  She is a Member of NCTRC, the National Council for Therapeutic Recreational Certification and the NAAPCC, National Association of Activity Professionals Credentialing Center at the rank of Activity Consultant-Board Certified - AC-BC, CADDCT, Certified Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Care Trainer and CDP, Certified Dementia Practitioner and Activity Consultant ACC with the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals.  She has been working in the field for  over 22 years.  Class are taught in local facilities, at Portland Community College via live lecture or on-line systems, and various locations in the Portland, Oregon area.. Class are offered in small group sessions and some classes are offered on-line, while all sessions are assured of having personal contact and attention from the instructor. Student's needs are accommodated to reach maximin success for career growth and course completion.  Every effort is made to provide students with the tools, methods and knowledge they need for successful careers in Activities and  Dementia Care. 
























































































or call 503-740-9706

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