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  1. Barbara, As long as they are from an accredited college and they fall within the Academic Standards for NCCAP that will be fine. Remember that you need an English course as well.
  2. There is a student who is new to the field looking for a Practicum site for her MEPAP1 class. Please contact me at kathyhughes@activitydirector.com. If you would like to be added to the list of Practicum Advisors you can e-mail me as well. Thanks Kathy
  3. There is a student who is new to the field looking for a Practicum site for her MEPAP1 class. Please contact me at kathyhughes@activitydirector.com. If you would like to be added to the list of Practicum Advisors you can e-mail me as well. Thanks Kathy
  4. MEPAP Students organize workshop for their class and you are invited to join them! See you there! Kathy Crawford County Area Activity Professionals Holiday Basket of Tools for Learning Thursday, October 17, 2013-------------------------Saegertown, PA 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM This day is geared for Activity Professionals involved in enhancing the quality of life of individuals. We are pleased to welcome Linda Smith, completed MEPAP 1, Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown, PA Becky Larson, completed MEPAP 1, Manchester Commons, Erie, PA Renee Peterson, completed MEPAP 1.
  5. Join Pinterest for Bulletin Board ideas. Join me and ADN for ideas galore! http://pinterest.com/kateh201/boards/ http://pinterest.com/aduniversity/ Kathy
  6. Here are some links for your 4th of July Celebrations this year! Enjoy! 4th of July Bingo Cards to print off http://www.4thofjulybingocards.com/ http://www.makoodle.com/4th-of-july-bingo/ http://www.bingocardprinter.com/bingo_july_4.php Word search free software http://www.wordsearchprinter.com/index.php 4th of July Games and Info http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/fourth-of-july/ http://resources.kaboose.com/games/july4.html Kathy
  7. If the sky is the limit....how about a trip to Lake Tahoe? Rent a cabin (or heck get a penthouse in one of the casino's) See a show do some gambling and then a gourmet dinner for all. Over night trips are fun, especially with Independent Living!
  8. ADN now offers a Pre-MEPAP Course that is NCCAP pre-approved for 30 clock hours. This course along with the MEPAP1 and MEPAP2 allows individuals who are interested in becoming a Certified Activity Professional to become "Provisionally" certified through NCCAP. If you are thinking of changing careers and always wanted to serve the elderly this path created by ADN is the ticket. For additional information go to: http://www.activitydirector.org/classroom/ for additional information. Your activities career can start right here!
  9. I love getting bulletin board decorations from here: http://www.trendenterprises.com/home.cfm you can also find them at Teacher Supply stores in your area. There are borders for all seasons and ideas! Do a search for all sorts of themes http://www.trendenterprises.com/product_searchresults_New.cfm?Keywords=&ThisLevel1=Product+Category&Level1=ThisLevel1&ThisLevel2=Trimmers+and+Borders&Order=i.rank Kathy
  10. What Is a Resident Council What Is the Purpose of RC? Serve the residents –consider how they feel –separate your personal feelings from the issues Communicate needs of Residents to HA representative Plan and Promote activities Serve the community Job Descriptions of Officer lGeneral Duties: –Attend all Resident Council (RC) meetings (held Monthly) –attend and/or assist with the Resident functions throughout the year –officers may receive $10.00 per month for attending Resident Council functions from the
  11. Student Name: Dawn Kimble Group Planning Tool – Men’s Activity #1 This tool is to assist you in developing a group program using the information that you have researched to meet the needs and interests of your residents. Group Title: Men’s Blue Hat Length of Program: 1 hour Supplies/Materials Needed: A. Blue baseball caps D. scrap books B. coffee/tea and snack E. photos C. history books F. deck of cards Goals: 1. Socialization of male popu
  12. Student Name: Yelena Yelizarov Group Planning Tool – Men’s Activity #1 This tool is to assist you in developing a group program using the information that you have researched to meet the needs and interests of your residents. Group Title: _____Wood Shop –Making Bird House Length of Program: ___45mins- several times to complete in full________ Supplies/Materials Needed: A. Pre-cut bird houses D. Lacquer/Glaze B. Glue E. Sand Paper C. Paint F. Clamps Goals:
  13. Linda Richardson Group Planning Tool – Men’s Activity #1 Group Title: Night at the Races Length of Program: 60 minutes Supplies/Materials Needed: A. Old Horse racing video, screen D. betting table B. Volunteer (Preferably a male) speaker who can speak about the race. E. dry erase board C. funny money F. karaoke machine Goals: 1. To encourage men to interact with one another 2. To offer an activity in which men can interact and be a part of.
  14. Here are some ideas from the January MEPAP Class for Mens Activities. Please share your ideas here! Student Name: Kathy Bellinger Group Planning Tool – Men’s Activity #1 This tool is to assist you in developing a group program using the information that you have researched to meet the needs and interests of your residents. Group Title: ___March Madness _Hoops ‘N Hops_____________________________________________ Length of Program: ___1.5 hours________ Supplies/Materials Needed: A. Large screen TV in separate room D. foam
  15. The residents of the nursing home who were evacuated this past week due to the explosion in Texas are in need of clothing. Here is a link for more information: http://txhca.org/blog/donate-blood-to-help-the-people-of-west-texas/ Please keep these residents in your thoughts and prayers. Kathy
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