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HSR-160 Activity Assist- Framework for Practice

2 credits


This course assists students in understanding their role as an Activity Assistant. The students are introduced to the concept of activity and how it influences and is influenced by the components of health, age, interests, values and environment.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program.

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HSR-161 Activity for Well-Being

2 credits


Students will enhance their knowledge of dementia, especially Alzheimer's disease. This course provides strategies for activity involvement with the cognitively impaired client.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Activity Assistant Certificate Program

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HSR-162 Programming for Individuals with Cognitive Impairments

3 credits


Students will enhance their knowledge of dementia, especially Alzheimer's disease. This course provides strategies for activity involvement with the cognitively impaired client.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program

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HSR-170 Practice Experience 1

30 hours, Practicum, 2 credits


This course provides students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained from theory courses while working with adults in a variety of settings. The focus will include the use of creative problem-solving processes in the provision of activities that maintain or enhance clients' well-being.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program

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HSR-171 Practice Experience 2

6 credits


This practicum provides the students with the opportunity to integrate the theory and skills learned during the Activity Assistant Program. It consists of 90 hours of supervised practice in a variety of case settings. The student will use creative, client-centered processes for planning and implementing activities that maintain or enhance client well-being.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program.

For more information visit our timetable