Effective Motivation Skills for the Activity and Recreation Leader
NCCAP approved 5 Hours
Program # 00030
*This program is sent via a google drive link within 24 hours of purchase. All course materials are accessible via the link.
Course Requirements : Take the provided pretest; read the PDF version of book “Getting People Involved in Life and Activities : Effective Motivating Techniques” by Jeanne Adams, MA, CTRS, ACC; take the provided post test; and complete the worksheet.
You may e-mail, mail or fax your materials to DH Special Services. Once the materials are received and a passing grade of 70 is determined, a scanned copy of your certificate will be mailed to you with a hard copy mailed.
Course Content: The reading and the worksheet will guide the activity professional in understanding basic concepts of motivation and specific motivational techniques. Understanding the changing needs of the elderly, methods to interest and engage the elder in group and 1-1 activities as well as self motivational techniques for staff will be discussed.
Topic areas discussed in the book:
Reasons for Lack of Motivation
Needs of Participants
Practical Techniques for Motivation
Personal Traits which Contribute to Motivation of Others
Course Content meets NCCAP Body of Knowledge Topic areas 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 15
NCCAP Approval # 28234-19NT