Bryan Rife, ADC/EDU
Bryan Rife has over 25 years in the healthcare arena and holds a Life Coach Certification through the Academy of Modern Applied Psychology and is nationally certified as an Activity Director with a specialization in education through the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. He is also a Licensed Montessori Home Engagement Certification Instructor through NCCAP. Bryan also was the program director for a memory care unit where Montessori principles were a crucial part of the program.
Bryan has previously served on the boards of the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals in Washington, DC and the Coalition of Activity Professionals in North Carolina. He is a former instructor for the North Carolina state approved Activity Director course and has been successful in writing a grant from CMS.
Bryan has traveled the country presenting at many different healthcare conferences and workshops as a keynote speaker. He also co-presented for the CCME in various cities across the state of North Carolina. Currently, he works as a Life Coach, Consultant and is also assisting several organizations with various projects.
Interested in taking the Montessori Home Care Engagement Course?
My course will be delivered ZOOM.
Current Start Dates of my course:
February 10, 17, 24, March 3, 2021 7pm-9pm EST
May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021 7pm-9pm EST
July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021 7pm-9pm EST
Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 7pm-9pm EST
Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2021 7pm-9pm
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 20
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Montessori Home Engagement
NCCAP’s Montessori Home Engagement Course allows you to apply the philosophy of care championed by Dr. Maria Montessori when caring for an older person in the home setting.
Created in partnership with the National Association of Activity Professionals and the National Intergenerational Montessori Center, this curriculum is embedded with Montessori principles proven effective when caring for older persons.
Individuals taking this course learn practical techniques to communicate, interact and engage with those aging in place at home. This knowledge allows you to deliver life-enriching activities and higher quality care that can promote emotional well-being and healthy aging.
You will learn to address common challenges associated with providing care in the home including: communication, mobility, memory, behaviors, eating, bathing and taking medication.
The competencies obtained from this course are designed to improve the health, wellness and quality of life of both the care provider and care recipient. Individuals completing this course can obtain NCCAP Montessori Home Engagement Certification (MHEC) by completing additional educational and work experience requirements.
Founded in 1986, NCCAP is accepted by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and is recognized for meeting the highest qualification to deliver the Social Model of Care. To date, NCCAP has trained and certified over 150,000 individuals in the delivery of life enriching activities that optimize physical and cognitive function, and psychosocial well-being.
QUALIFICATION COMPONENTS IF YOU APPLY AS A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL SEEKING THE MHEC CERTIFICATION
1. EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
2. EXPERIENCE: 1,000 hours of experience in any engagement related
care within the past 5 years
3. REQUIRED CURRICULUM: Montessori Home Curriculum
4. PASS THE FINAL ASSESSMENT