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Activity Director

Activity Director

This course is designed to provide basic training to individuals desiring to become an Activity Director in a healthcare-related setting.  Activity Directors for Adult Care Homes are required by the NC Division of Facility services to complete a minimum of 50 hours in an approved Activity Director’s course.  This course follows the state-approved course outline including (I) Overview of the Activity Professional, (II) Human Development an the Aging Process, (III) Standards of Practice, (IV) Activity Care Planning, and (V) Methods of Service Delivery.  The course includes a 30-hour clinical component. (75 hours)

The Activity Director will provide individualized assessments, therapeutic programs, and services, which assist the residents in achieving and maintaining their highest practicable level of physical, intellectual, psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual well-being.  The Activity Director helps the residents maintain contact and interaction with the community, previous life patterns, and routines.

Required Textbook:

Long Term Care for Activity Professional and Recreation Therapist 7th Edition by Elizabeth Best-Martini, Mary Anne Weeks, and Priscilla Wirth
Publisher: Geriatric Educational
ISBN-13: 978-1611580617
ISBN-10: 1611580617


Minimum Number of Students: 5

Contact Info: Eusebio Velez at eusebio_velez@davidsondavie.edu or 336-224-4560

Course Offerings:

Course Code: HSE-3264-V1
Cost: $185
Hours: 75
Location: Virtual
Start Date: April 01, 2024
End Date: June 21, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Notes: This class will consist of 45 hours of ONLINE class (4/1-5/20), 30 hours of clinicals at an Adult Care Home (5/28-6/21)
Course Code: HSE-3264-V1
Cost: $185
Hours: 75
Location: Virtual
Start Date: July 08, 2024
End Date: September 27, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Notes: This class will consist of 45 hours of ONLINE class (7/8-8/26), 30 hours of clinicals at an Adult Care Home (9/3-9/27)
Course Code: HSE-3264-V2
Cost: $185
Hours: 75
Location: Virtual
Start Date: October 02, 2024
End Date: December 20, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Notes: This class will consist of 45 hours of ONLINE class (10/2-11/25), 30 hours of clinicals at an Adult Care Home (12/2-12/20)