GRN165 Activity Director Training

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Covers skills and knowledge necessary for managing an activity department. Includes documenting residents' abilities and intended outcomes and recognizing resident communication and behavior patterns. Also includes planning and implementing activity programs appropriately designed for different populations integrating person-centered programming and culture change, facilitating resident council meetings, and managing scheduling, resources, adaptive equipment, and personnel. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

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List of classes for GRN165 Activity Director Training
CRN Location & type Days & time Dates Seats available Materials More info Sign up
45486 Web


From September 21 through December 12, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 45486
Instructor: Connie M Ratti
Tuition: credit Fees: $32
For information, contact the department at 971-722-8254 (Office) or 971-722-4077 (Dept Chair) or 971-722-8548 (Fax).

Course details: CRN 45486

Course materials


No textbooks required


 Computer, Printer, Scanning abilities

You will need an electronic device to complete this class as lessons, texts, and videos are embedded in each lesson. See instructions from online registration.  This class is completely online and will require you to use zoom sessions for additional informational viewing or sessions to consult with instructor for additional help and communications with the instructor.

Instructor comments:

Student must complete 2 Practicums, 7 discussion comments, watch 15 videos and complete reading questions for each lesson.  To recieve the State Certification for Long Term Activity Director, the student must complete this class with a total score of 70% or higher.  Practicum Assignments and Discussions will not require access to a Nursing Home, Assisted Living or Memory Care Unit to complete. You may draw upon previous work experiences with older adults or other volunteering experiences with older adults, you may interview older adults that are friends or family members. Interviews should be conducted with adults that are at least 65 years old or have a disability that provides a prespective from different cognitive or physical realities.  If a student is working in a facility they may use that facility if it meets the  Nursing Home, Assisted Living or Memory Unit defination by state requirements

Web course information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.

The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to