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Amy Hodge

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Amy is a lifelong learner with a passion for helping others learn and grow at every age and stage of life. She has primarily lived out her calling as an educator in church settings working with children, youth and adults. She directed a campus ministry at Kilgore College where she was also taught several college classes in their Biblical Studies program. She first started working with Lifetime Wellness nearly 10 years ago when she created Spiritual Wellness resources that seniors could use for daily devotionals. Amy has also worked in several Lifetime Wellness facilities as a Chaplain and an Wellness Assistant. She continues to help develop programs and resources that are whole person-focused.


Amy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a minor in Writing from Stephen F. Austin State University. She also earned a Master of Theological Studies with an emphasis in Christian Education from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. She has lived all over East Texas, but she is happy to currently reside in Nacogdoches with her husband, Nathan, and three sons.

Interested in taking the Activity Professional Certified Course?

My course will be delivered zoom



Every Wednesday

9am-5:30 pm CST

MEPAP 1 APC $650 course fee includes coursebook, exam and 2 years certification.

Please note that if you select to do a payment plan there will be an additional $30.00 fee added.

Activity Professional Certified Course

As a Licensed Instructor, I am qualified to deliver NCCAP’s standardized Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) for NCCAP certification. 


For over 30 years, NCCAP certification has been accepted for meeting the highest standard of CMS F680 and is the only certification accepted by NAAP for meeting the Professional Standards of Practice to be an Activity Professional.


The MEPAP is infused with the person-centered principles of the Pioneer Network as well as the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations. It is reviewed and updated regularly by an independent Clinical and Curriculum Advisory Board of geriatric experts and long-term care practitioners.


Like all Allied Healthcare credentials, NCCAP certification is based on a formal course of study, the MEPAP, and an independent final exam. NCCAP certification ensures you are competent to deliver person-centered care and life-enriching activity programs to enhance physical, cognitive and psychosocial well-being.


Currently, I teach the NCCAP’s standardized MEPAP APC (Activity Professional Certified) course. The MEPAP APC is the entry-level certification that provides the knowledge and skills to work in the Activity Profession.

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