Creating the Failure-Free Activity Program

2.75 CEUs

This course takes you through the theory of WHY we lead the activities and WHO they impact. It offers a detailed description of the concept of HOW to assess clients to match them with activities as well as HOW to lead the activities.

 Course Objectives:

  • The broader perspective of our mission – the whys of leading activities
  • How activities function as a behavioral modification technique.
  • How Systems Theory applies to creating high-impact activities.
  • How to perform a multi-dimensional assessment.
  • How to truly create failure-free activities (it’s harder than it sounds).
  • Why creating a schedule is important – and how to do it.
  • How to create buy-in, interest and discover talent among other staff members.
  • How to mix in tried and true activities as well as custom ones created just for your clients.
  • How to match up activities to the unique needs of your clients.
  • How to apply these principles learned throughout this course.

Course Approvals:

  • NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 2.75 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval# 20191022-2.75-A48122-DL – expires 10-22-2019.
  • CE Broker Approved for Florida Long Term Care Administrators, Nurses, and Certified Nurse Aides as well as District of Columbia Certified Nurse Aides and Home Health Aides
  • Michigan Department of Human Services: Approved for Adult Foster Care Administrators pursuant to Rules 400.14203 and 400.15203
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approval #: LTS -A1138 (Resident Care)
  • National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. NCCAP27104-08

About the Instructor

david-hahklotubbeDavid Hahklotubbe, MA. Master of Arts degree in Gerontology, Long Term Care Administration from San Francisco State University has been an administrator in many large facilities (80+ beds) with special units for those afflicted with dementia. David is the co-owner of Choctaw House, a 6-bed RCFE specializing in memory impairment, located in Napa, California. In addition, David is currently the host of a television show on elder care called "Successful Aging Today".