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  1. I attended College and received 72 hours of Activity Coordinator Training and was awarded a certification of completion. I went for an interview on Monday, and Wed. During both of these interviews I was asked if I had completed the 24 hours of required training. After leaving the second interview, I wondered.... Does my certificate cover the "required by law/state agency/ 24 hours course" they are talking about? Is there some higher power (State Agency) that I was so post to forward my certificate to or take additional test, training hours, etc? Who is it that is the entity that is actually requiring anyone to hold a Activity Coordinator Training Certificate? Do I need CEU's? Are they required by anyone other than AC/AD professional organizations that are not required by law/licensing that I can join only if I wish? I was up until 2:30 in the morning searching for the answer on the internet (btw- this is how I found this website) this morning I spent several hours on the telephone going around in circles trying to find the answers. 916-552-8700 (licensing certifying board of California) nothing 916-322-2760 referred to another number800-807-6755 on hold and in the cue for over an hour, then when it was my turn... Disconnected 916-651-8848 no agent here either, and after pressing number after number I still did not get any info 211- referred to EDD.. EDD, go on line, nothing there regarding Activity Coordinators 714-567-2906 Public Health/Licensing for SNF--entity that completes state surveys, THEY REFERED ME TO GOOGLE "ACTIVITY COORDINATOR/DIRECTORS FOR THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA" I am frustrated, and back to exactly were I started yesterday! Can you help? incase this thread gets lost, my personal email is iairbrushu@yahoo.com Thank you, Dawn Livesay, LVN, AC
  2. Hi fellow AP/BC's .. I found these CEUs on NAAPCC.net If you live in Washington, Ohio or Wisconsin here are some face to face CEUs for your Board Certification. They are also offering Live Webinars on NAAP.info each month. Need continuing Education? The following educational opportunities are pre-approved by the Credentialing Center. We are happy to list any pre-approved education. Learn how to gain pre-approval for your event on our Pre-Approval tab. September 19th-21st Wisconsin Representatives of Activity Professionals Annual Conference Marshfield WI 13.5 Credit Hours www.wrap-wi.org September 26th-28th Washington State Association of Activity Professionals Annual Conference Bellingham WA 17 Credit Hours www.wsaaptoday.org October 24th-26th RAP Ohio Annual Confernce Columbus Ohio 22 Credit Hours www.rapohio.org GOOD NEWS! We realize that some may have difficulty getting to live workshops, seminars, and other face to face education, thus the reason for the change. We heard you and we listened. The requirement will still be: one half of all continuing education hours required be face to face for Activity Director Certification. However, we will accept live webinars as a face to face session IF it is pre-approved by the Credentialing Center. As a partner of NAAP we pre-approve their monthly Lunch and Learn webinars. These sessions are free to NAAP members, so if you are not a member, join soon at naap.info. The instructions on how to take part in the Lunch and Learn sessions are on the website as well. Face to face status will be accepted on any webinar that you attend live that has been pre-approved by the NAAP Credentialing Center. Please don’t hesitate to contact the office with any questions.
  3. Our Online MEPAP Classes start next Tuesday May 1st Activity Directors in Long Term Care, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Adult Daycare , Our MEPAP 1 is a State Approved Training course. Approved thru Federal Regulation F679 that governs the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (cms.gov) during their State Survey of Senior Care Facilities with regard to the Activity Director. Download a Enrollment Packet to pass along to your employer Click HERE for the MEPAP1 Enrollment Packet Taking a course online is a very interactive way to learn. Not only do you benefit from a professional Activity Director Instructor, you also share the knowledge and networking with your entire class. Our Classroom Staff , Lead Instructor, Kathy Hughes - Swing-Bed Consultant, Ruth Martanis - Adult-Day Health Consultant, Celeste Chase Once you experience the Online Classroom setting you'll wonder why you didnt try this sooner. The 24/7 Chatroom and the Class Forum are just two of the ways each and every Student can reach out to the entire class to either ask for help, offer some advice or share their particular journey with the class. Our online class lasts 4 months, a 180hr course, 90hrs Class Study/90hrs of Practicum (Fieldwork). Cost is $600- a payment plan is available and if your facility is paying, simply sign our Purchase Order Agreement and begin immediately. To Get Started . visit ActivityDirector.org and download the MEPAP 1 Enrollment Packet . fill out the enrollment forms, fax them in and you're ready to go. Call Activity Directors Network at 1.888.238.0444 for more details. Click HERE for the MEPAP1 Enrollment Packet
  4. Dawn Worsley (NCCAP) and Caregiving 101 are leading the way to standardization for Home Care Training and Regulations NCCAP.org . Home Care, Aging in Place are becoming more the norm these days as Home Care grows, and the availability of local caregivers increase. Its rare that you can drive any place in any city without seeing a Home Care Representative on his or her way to care for an elderly resident. Home care assistants serve a vital role in providing much-needed assistance to the elderly, disabled, and chronically ill populations within our communities. They care for patients who independently are unable to maintain good hygiene, proper nutrition, and a clean living space. They may also assist with daily activities and recreation if needed by the patient. Visit the NCCAP for more exciting news on the Road to Home Care Standardization. < Click Here to view the Balancing Act promo for the Upcoming Lifetime TV Feature . NCCAP and Home Care Certification Caregiver Training Requirements By State >> Caregiver Training By State.pdf
  5. Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows when or how soon the federal laws will change for activity staff to be mandatory to be certified? Also I have college credits from years ago (30 years) from Miami University Oxford, Ohio and was wondering if those college credits are still valid or I need to re-take my college courses. Thank you.
  6. The National Certification Council has a New Website Design... NCCAP.org Dont forget the NCCAP Symposium in June, 4th through the 6th Cary NC read all about it on the NCCAP blog Need extra CEs Join the NCCAP Chat .. earn CEs for participation. Schedule Dates and Times.. on the NCCAP Website......
  7. New CE Workshop is available at ActivityDirector.org online classroom, Creativity! Activities that Inspire Pre-Approved by NCCAP for 5 Credit Hours Activities inherently taps into the “potential and creativity” of the participants. This Online study program will encourage you as the activity professional to explore various ways to awaken the potential and creativity in your residents. This will assist you in developing programs that can be used to unlock the creativity in your residents.
  8. Activity Directors Network Online Classroom http://www.activitydirector.org MEPAP classes start the first Tuesday of each month, next class is Tuesday!! Make sure your staff is State Survey safe. Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Adult Day Health and SNF/SwingBed LOOK for our New NCCAP Home Health Certification Program coming in February. ActivityDirector.org has consultants from each industry assisting with every class. So no matter what type of facility you manage or work at, we have a consultant to help you navigate the coursework. Download the Enrollment Packet below to begin. Payment plans are available, if you have any questions please call 1.888.238./0444 Ask for Cheryl or use our contact form here. MEPAP 1 Course Info.pdf 204.85KB 41 downloads MEPAP 2 Course Info.pdf 194.11KB 141 downloads ------------- - What is MEPAP? - How does the course work? - How do I Enroll? - Frequently Asked Questions
  9. Become an NCCAP qualified Activity Director Visit http://www.ActivityDirector.org View this email in your browser If you're seeking an Activity Director course that fits your busy schedule. .. A course that you can finish in as little as 13 weeks or stretch it out for 1 year. .. then the MEPAP "At Your Own Pace" State Approved training may be the class for you! Get the most from our "Open Resource" concept. Choose the MEPAP to ensure that you and your staff are qualified under the CMS State Surveyor Guidelines for Skilled Nursing Facilities and choose the "At Your Own Pace" to start when you're ready. .. It's the most time-effective way, for computer savvy students, to complete the MEPAP classes online with everything in 1 place, accessed 24/7, from any computer. Right Here, Right WOW! Copyright © 2013 Activity Directors Network, llc, All rights reserved. unsubscribe from this list update subscription preferences
  10. 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!
  11. Our Online MEPAP Classes start next Tuesday Dec. 4th. Activity Directors either in Long Term Care, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Adult Daycare our MEPAP 1 is a State Approved Training course. "The State Survey Safe! Class Taking a course online is a very interactive way to learn. Not only do you benefit from a professional Activity Director Instructor, you also share the knowledge and networking with your entire class. Our Classroom Staff , Kathy Hughes - Lead Instructor, Ruth Martanis - Swing-Bed Consultant, Celeste Chase - Adult-Day Health Consultant, The 24/7 Chatroom and the Class Forum are just two of the ways each and every Student can reach out to the entire class to either ask for help, offer some advice or share their particular journey with the class. Once you experience the Online Classroom setting you'll wonder why you didnt try this sooner. Our online class lasts 4 months, a 180hr course, 90hrs Class Study/90hrs of Practicum (Fieldwork). Cost is $600 - a payment plan is available and if your facility is paying, simply sign our Purchase Order Agreement and begin immediately. To Get Started . visit ActivityDirector.org and download the MEPAP 1 Enrollment Packet . fill out the enrollment forms, fax them in and you're ready to go. Call Cheryl at 1.888.238.0444 for more details. Click HERE for the MEPAP1 Enrollment Packet
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