Effective Motivation Skills for the Activity and Recreation Leader
NCCAP approved 5 Hours
Program # 00030
*This program is e-mailed to participant.
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 mail or fax your materials to DH Special Services. Once the materials are received and a passing grade of 70 is determined, your certificate will be mailed to you. If you are in need of the certificate sooner, a copy can be faxed to you and the original 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