Adult Care Activity Director
Harper College offers a 36-hour Continuing Professional Education (CPE) course that
prepares students to become an Adult Care Activity Director . The course covers topics
- Developing and implementing recreational activities for adults with dementia, intellectual
disabilities, and serious mental illness.
- Providing emotional support and social interaction to residents.
- Managing behavior problems.
- Creating a safe and supportive environment.
To get started, see our schedule of the Upcoming Courses or visit the How to Register page.
|LAH8100 Activity Director|
This course provides instruction to students to meet the 36-hour IDPH requirement
for activity directors, activity aides/assistants, and others involved with long-term
care residents. Participants are instructed on how to develop unique programming to
meet the recreational needs of residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias,
intellectual disabilities, and serious mental illness.
Some CPE courses may be eligible for grants and scholarships on a limited basis. We encourage you to apply for funding to learn more about options
that may be available to you. To apply, please complete the Scholarship Application form.
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