A Survival Guide for the Activity Professional
NCCAP approved 5 contact hours
NCCAP # 28117-19NT
Program # 00026
Course Requirements : Take the provided pretest, read the book “A Survival Guide for Activity Professionals” by Richelle Cunninghis, Ed.M., OTR/C, take the provided post test and complete the self-reflection worksheet.
You may mail or fax your materials to DH Special Services. Once the materials are received and a passing grade is determined, your certificate will be mailed to you. If you are in need of the certificate sooner,
a copy can be e-mailed or faxed to you and the original mailed.
Course Content: The reading and the worksheet will guide the activity professional through identifying personal qualities and strengths that will contribute to successful leadership; the development of time management and stress management skills; and problem solving strategies. The author is a leader in the field of therapeutic activities, providing useful information in an easy reading style.
Topic areas discussed in the text:
Defining and Defending your Turf
Managing Time Effectively
Being an Effective Supervisor
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Recognizing and Managing Stress
Working with Consultants
Improving Communication Skills
Course Content meets NCCAP Body of Knowledge Topic areas 9, 11, 14, 15, 23, 26 and 27.