OAP/ODP Organization for Oregon Activity Professionals Organization for Oregon Dementia Professionals
OAP/ODPOrganization for Oregon Activity Professionals Organization for Oregon Dementia Professionals

Our Course Offering: New classes for SUMMER and Fall 2017 Are listed below  - classes will be offered for Activity Director Certification at the state and national levels and Classes  in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar...for Dementia education are listed Below....

Meet the INSTructor:


         Connie Ratti is a CTRS, Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist and ACC, Activity Consultant Certified.  She is a Member of NCTRC, the National Council for Therapeutic Recreational Certification and the NCAAP, National Certification Association of Activity Professionals and NAAP, the National Association of Activity Professionals, CADDCT, Certified Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Care Trainer and CDP, Certified Dementia Practitioner  She has been working in the field for 22 years.  Class are taught in local facilities, at Portland Community College, and various locations. Class are offered in small group sessions and some classes are offered on-line, while all sessions are assured of having personal contact and attention from the instructor. Student's needs are accommodated to reach maximin success for career growth and course completion.  Every effort is made to provide students with the tools, methods and knowledge they need for successful careers as Activity and  Dementia Care. 

OAP/ODP provides a wide selection of courses and seminars.

  • We will offer the Oregon State Certification Class for Activity Directors. This 36 hour class meets the mandated regulations of Activity Directors wishing to work in Long Term and Skilled Facilities.
  • We will offer the National Certification Classes /MEPAP1 and 2 as required by the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (NCCAP). They are taught on-line via Portland Community College, with private and personal instruction by an approved NCCAP instructor.  
  • UPCOMING CLASSES for Professional Growth:  Contact Connie Ratti at cratti@oap-odp.com or activitydirectorclass@hotmail.com  or call 503-740-9706

    ACTIVITY DIRECTOR STATE CERTIFICATION CLASS on August 1,2,and 3, from 8:00 to 5:00 each day at The Pearl at Kruse Way, Lake Oswego, Oregon, registration and application for class: cratti@outlook.com or cratti@oap-odp.com or call 503-740-9706. - Cost of class 220.00 if registration is before June 20th, late registration will be charged additional 30.00.  Class included 146-page text, work sheets. In class lecture, videos and demonstrations; students must past test by 70% or better and complete assignments in class for Oregon State Certification.

    ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE / DEMENTIA CARE TRAINING on August 8th from 8:00 to 5:00 PM at Bonaventure in Tigard. This seminar is a path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioner. This is a required seminar for those pursuing CDP certifications and who qualify through NCCDP. THIS CLASS IS BEING OFFERED AT AN INTRODUCTORY COST OF 130.00 (a reduced rate of the original cost of 189.00 for future classes). This class will prepare you for the Dementia Focused Surveys.  This class will give you 8 hour of CEU credits in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care for Activity Professionals, Social Service and Administrators.  Successful attendees will be able to apply to the NCCDP for their National Certification if they qualify. We encourage anyone who has their Activity Director Certification to bring their Certification for an additional discount for this class. If you have question(s) please contact at 503-740-9706. Many facilities in LTC are asking Activity Professionals to also have Dementia Care Training.  Class covers 10 essential areas of dementia knowledge and skill sets to meet this standard. For application, registration and information: email: cratti@outlook.com or cratti@oap-odp.com

  • ALZHEIMER'S  DISEASE / DEMENTIA CARE TRAINING in September 13th from 8:00 to 5:00 at the Pearl at Kruse Way, Lake Oswego, Oregon registration and application for class: cratti@outlook.com or cratti@oap-odp.com or call 503-740-9706. Cost of class is 130.00 includes 200+ page text.  This is the last class being offered at the introductory price of 130.00, all future classes will be 189.00. 

  •   "take the path to certification as a Certiied Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners" This is a required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification and who qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP web site at www.nccdp.org or just come for the education and enrich your professional skills


ACTIVITY DIRECTOR CERTIFICATION TRAINING CLASS ON OCTOBER 7,8,14 and 15th at Portland Community College.  You must register at Portand Community College or contact instructor at 503-740-9706 or cratti@outlook.com or connie.ratti@pcc.edu. You must attend all four classes, complete all assignments and past test by 70% to receive certification for the State of Oregon. Seating is limited and registration for class suggested by September 15th to reserve seat in this class. 


        ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE / DEMENTIA CARE TAINING also to be offered on     November 7th 2017 in Downtown Portand Area, at Portland Community College - Health Professional Insitute.  More details to come.





















































































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