OAP-ODP: UPDATES AND NEWS
Advance Activity Director Training: Portland Community College will be offering a class in Advance Activity Director Training GRN264, to help prepare Activity Professionals seeking their National Certification. This class will be offered Summer and Winter Terms at Portland Community College. This class is on-line, with instructor support, video demonstrations, lecture commentary, practicums experiences completeed in facilities of Long Term Care, Skilled Acute Units, Assisted Living Centers and Memory Care Units. This class meet requirements for Portand Community College Gerontology Certification in Activities and prepares an individual for National Testing thru the National Association of Activity Professionals' Credentialing Center. More information on the testing process and requirements can be obtained from firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will no longer be offering the MEPAP Classes after Winter Term 2018. This change will be implemented to help students have a concentrated, streamline class focusing on the essential materials and information presented in the Long Term Care for Activity Professionals, Social Service Professionals and Recreational Professionals, 7th edition. text. This is currently the only text that has the new Federal Regulations and F-tag updates.
In an effort to present and education our students with the most recent information relative to the Activity Profession and Social Serivce Profession, Oregon Activity Professionals decided to implement this change as it offered the best possible benefits to our students. Students can now take one concentrated class. Will have the option of attending study sessions to prepare for testing. In addition, students attending and completing this class will receive Portland Community College credits, will be eligiable for the PCC Certificate in Activities should they complete all requirement, and will receive Continuing Education Units accepted by NAAPCC, The National Association of Activity Professionals' Credentialing Center
For more information about these changes and the new on-line class GRN 264 Advanced Activity Director, being offered by the Gerontology Department at Portland Community College assoicated with their Certificate Programs in Gerontology and to prepare for National Certification contact Connie Ratti at 503-740-9706 or email@example.com or Jan Abushakrah at 971-722-4077 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW CHANGES IN THE SURVEY F-TAGS FOR ACTIVITIES. F-TAG 248 is Changing to. F-Tag 679..Quality of Life will be F-TAG675...will give you overview of change and how they will be implemented in the survey process!!! How the survey will be analyzing and expecting implementation of these new guidelines will be affecting Activities in how we engage and implement our programs and person center care and cultural diversity efforts.
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