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Recreation & Activity Professionals Webinar Series
Monday, October 24, 2022, 9:00 AM to Friday, October 28, 2022, 5:00 PM MST
Category: Webinars


LeadingAge Colorado is partnering with LeadingAge New York on this webinar series tailored to Directors of Activities, Program Directors, Therapeutic Specialists, Leisure Time Specialists and all TR and Activity staff who want information and ideas you can immediately put into practice!  Please be aware this training is in Eastern Time so please make the necessary arrangements for Mountain Time.

Dates: October 24 - 28
Location: Zoom (this event is live only and will not be available via recording) 

Who Should Attend: 

Directors of Activity, Program Directors, Therapeutic Recreation Specialists, Leisure Time Specialists, all TR and Activity staff, and other professionals who work in Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living, Retirement Housing, Adult Day Health Care, or other settings which offer activities and recreational programs.

$169 (includes access to all session and online materials)

Learn more about the speakers by viewing the brochure. 

Alisa Erdman, BA, PSC (She/Her) - Service Coordinator Team Leader, Diocese of Camden, Philadelphia, PA
Kelly Gilligan - Co-Founder, Inspired Memory Care, New York, NY
Bailie Hillman, OT, LNHA - Certified Dementia Practitioner and Trainer, Consultant, Azle, TX
Kim Perone, MA, CLC - Success, Bereavement & Resilience Coach and Mindfulness Facilitator, Center for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment (CENTER4C), Ballston Lake, NY
Catherine R. “Cat” Selman - President and Owner, The Cat Selman Company, Vonore, TN
Alisa Tagg, BA ACC/EDU CADDCT CDP CDCS - Association Director, National Association of Activity Professionals, Eau Claire, WI
Dr. Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L - Education Director, Select Rehabilitation, Milford, DE

Program (times below have been converted to MST for you): 
Learn more about each session by viewing the brochure. 

Monday, October 24th 
9:00 - 10:00 AM Addressing Burnout and Improving Wellbeing: How to Find Your Center
11:00 - 1:00 PM Understanding Dementia and Its Impact on Life Enrichment

Tuesday, October 25th
9:00 - 10:00 AM Creative and Innovative Ways to Engage Seniors
11:00 - 1:00 PM Life Enrichment Programming: A Resident-Directed Approach

Wednesday, October 26th
8:30 - 9:45 AM Supporting Person-Centered Care Through Montessori and Tailored Activity Programs
11:00 - 1:00 PM Overcoming Apathy: A Framework for Supporting Individuals Living with Cognitive Change

Thursday, October 27th
11:00 - 12:30 PM Cultural Humility and Cultural Diversity
1:00 - 2:30 PM Quality Initiatives - Reducing Staff Turnover

Friday, October 28th
8:00 - 10:00 AM Adapting Activities – A Focus on Resident Abilities
11:30 - 1:30 PM Through the Eyes of Family: How to Best Serve the Families of Your Residents

Continuing Education (provided by New York): 
NCCAP: Application has been made to the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals for 16.25 hours of certification credit. If approved, credit will be awarded upon request via credit form and verification of hours attended.

NYSRPS: New York State Recreation and Park Society, Inc. will now be applying for pre-approved status of therapeutic recreation sessions directly to the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) the ultimate agency responsible for awarding re-certifications for CTRS. If approved, 16.25 hours of credit will be awarded upon request via credit form and verification of hours attended.

ACF/AL: A certificate of completion for up to 16.25 hours will be sent to adult care facility and assisted living professionals upon verification of the hours attended.

QUESTIONS? Contact us at 518.867.8383 or [email protected] 

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