Activity Director Training

Activity Director Training offers the basic knowledge to fulfill the role of Activity Director as defined in the state and federal requirements for nursing facilities/long term care.

4.2 quarter credit hours/42 CEU

Employment settings: nursing facilities

Textbook requirements:Long Term Care for Activity Professionals, Social Services Professionals, and Recreational Therapists”, Seventh Edition, by Elizabeth Best-Martini, MS, CTRS, Mary Anne Weeks, MPH, SSC, and Priscilla Wirth, MS, RHIA

Book price: $50.00
Trade Paper, Reproducible Forms, 512 pages
Published by Idyll Arbor
ISBN: 9781611580617

Purchase at:  Idyll Arbor, Inc. / Phone:  360-825-7797      Website:

Additional Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Must not have been convicted of a crime rationally related to their practice of moral turpitude.
  • Must be able to speak and understand the English language or a language understood by a substantial portion of the facility’s population without the use of an interpretive device.

Program Objectives

At the completion of the Activity Director Training, the participant will be able to:

  • Function in the role of Activity Director in a nursing facility;
  • Assess the activity levels, preferences, and needs of the resident in a nursing facility;
  • Develop an individualized and appropriate activity plan of care for residents in a nursing facility;
  • Contribute to interdisciplinary team plan of care conferences;
  • Participate in the care team that provides services to the resident; and
  • Plan and/or arrange activities for residents in a nursing facility that meet the individual’s needs.