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Patricia Perry in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Updated 10 months ago

Where to get great entertainers for activity programs and the budget - 9 Replies

Where do we get entertainers that actually enteract with the residence doing activity programs. Singers and entertainers. And what is the going...

Meditating Helps in Edwardsville, Illinois

Updated 10 months ago

Activity Director Why are Administrator and Staff unfair to you - 56 Replies

I am a Activity Director, I Love helping people and planning all types of events I,m one of the best Activity Director in Chicago hardworking,...

jen in Nixa, Missouri

Updated 21 months ago

What are typical activities director salaries? - 66 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Shontae in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Updated 21 months ago

What are the best activities director qualifications and training to get ahead? - 20 Replies

What is the best training for becoming an activities director? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Shontae in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Activity Director and CTRS salaries

Hey guys? How much do you make as a activity director? How much are you making as a CTRS? What state are you in and how long have you been...

Yessy R in San Diego, California

Updated 21 months ago

Activity Director Training in Los Angeles - 7 Replies


Cinderealla in Mt. Enterprise, Texas

Updated 31 months ago

Train to be an Activities Director - 22 Replies

Can someone tell me what courses i need to take and where i can find them in Ohio please.

Cinderealla in Mt. Enterprise, Texas

Finding a job as Activity Director or a Flex Manager position

There is nothing that I have ever done that is as rewarding to me as an Activity Director. Well with the exception of having a wonderful husband and...

NeedRealJob in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 44 months ago

how to get certification for activity director in houston tx - 15 Replies

looking for activities director certification in tx

AwesomeActivityAsst in San Jose, California

Updated 50 months ago


I work in Alhambra CA and I was wondering if anyone knows of any Activity Directors Certification/Training will be taking place in the Los Angeles...

jonnielydia@*****.*** in Dallas, Texas

Updated 56 months ago

Tips for activities director interviews. - 10 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming activities director interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and...

kathy in Santa Maria, California

Updated 63 months ago

What are the opportunites and average salary for Activity Director/Recreational Therapy jobs in the USA? - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I am a US citizen, currently living in Ireland where I completed a Masters in Creative Arts Therapy. I am researching my options, and...


MEPAP 2nd Edition

Visit for information on MEPAP 2nd Edition and NCCAP approved ceu courses. All courses are in a home study...

chilita in Belmont, California

Updated 82 months ago

Activity Director Certification - 5 Replies

What certification or education for an Activity Director position will make me desirable to be hired? And where do I receive this at? I live in...

sbd in Plano, Texas

Updated 82 months ago

where do I start to get certified. - 7 Replies

I worked for one place, I farmed myself out from the kitchen on my days off. I ended up loving it, and the residents, but was told that i need to get...

Julie in Tolland, Connecticut

Updated 82 months ago

Florida - 4 Replies

Are there any professional activity directors associations in Florida, Destin/Pensacola area? I've done a search on the web but can't seem to find...

Carol Cook in Washington, Pennsylvania

Updated 82 months ago

Pennsylvania Activities Director Certification - 1 Reply

I have been an activities "aide" for several years. I have my bachelor's degree in a related field but would like to get an Activities Director job....

bcckids in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 86 months ago

Anyone an Activity Director for 10 or more years? - 5 Replies

I am taking the NCCAP certification course and I need to interview someone who has been a Director for 10 or more years so I can write a paper. I...

Shawnelle in Browning, Montana

Updated 88 months ago

Ideas for Activity Directors - 9 Replies

If any of you need some good ideas for activities, from free to cheap to elaborate, stop by my site. I have several posts about things you can do to...

babybird in Largo, Florida

Updated 88 months ago

Becoming Activity Director - 8 Replies

I want to be a certified Activity Director

dorothea o'regan in Wakefield, Massachusetts

Updated 96 months ago

What do you wish you could hire someone to do? - 2 Replies

I'm looking to fill a need for nursing homes all over (instead of filling the needs of just one place...) and I'm looking for ideas of things...

eradams in Ventura, California

Could Use Some Assistance from Veteran AD's of 5 or more years. Thank you! Appreciate your Responses!

Interview 2 Activity Directors who have been in the field for over 5 years and write a two page paper describing the growth of our field. (ask...

AR in Hastings, Minnesota

Updated 101 months ago

I am looking for a course as an Activity Director either in Fairfield, or Sacramento Ca. - 3 Replies

I would appreciate any information you might have! It would be ideal to take a course, over a couple of weekends, like one of my friends chose to do....

aroycething@*****.*** in Lufkin, Texas

Updated 108 months ago

activities director certification in ca - 1 Reply

Does anyone know where in kern county that offers the activity director certification class?

Charles in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Updated 111 months ago

Ohio Activity Director - 1 Reply

I live in Ohio and I would like to take the 90-Hour Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals Part 1. I wanted to take a course...

JC Ghorley in Cincincinnati, Ohio

Updated 115 months ago

Great book for activity professionals and other healthcare workers - 3 Replies

As activity professionals, we are always looking for resources. Here is a book that is ideal for those with Alzheimer's disease and other...

Sgrabski in San Leandro, California

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David Dillavou, Jr. in Hudson, New Hampshire

Updated 122 months ago

Where to get Certified in NH? - 3 Replies

Please does anyone Know where to get Certified to be an Activities Director in NH? I really do not want to do online classes?

Amanda Fisher in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 123 months ago

Top activities director skills needed to get the job. - 4 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every activities director must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your activities...

Brenda in Suffolk, Virginia

Updated 127 months ago

Activties Director - 1 Reply

What do to become a Activites Director , what classes what schools offer them what does it take to get certified & how some one help me i"m lost

Brenda in Suffolk, Virginia

Updated 127 months ago

Getting an activities director job. - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing activities director work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

Brenda in Suffolk, Virginia

Updated 127 months ago

Are activities director job opportunities growing or declining? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most activities...

Brenda in Suffolk, Virginia

Updated 127 months ago

where do I start to get certified. - 1 Reply

I worked for one place, I farmed myself out from the kitchen on my days off. I ended up loving it, and the residents, but was told that i need to get...

Former AA in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 130 months ago

Is an Activities Director a Good Industry for me? - 2 Replies

I have over 15 years in the public relations and copywriting industries (including the mobility and nutritional/health/wellness markets). I'm also a...

Sally M. in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Activities Director Certification

I have been an activities "aide" for several years. I have my bachelor's degree in a related field but would like to get an Activities Director job....

Gloria Imhoff in San Pedro, California

Updated 136 months ago

Activities Director Course - 1 Reply

who do you contact to take the Activities and social services class in state of oklahoma?


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