Christabel Smith, A.S., ACC/MC/EDU/PC, CADDCT, CDCM, CDP, CrMTI
Christabel is the owner of C. Smith Consulting an educating/consulting business in senior healthcare human services. NCCAP Activity Consultant Certified with specializations in memory care, education, and person-centered care, NCCAP Licensed Instructor, NCCDP Certified Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Trainer, Certified Dementia Care Manager, Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Certified Remotivation Therapist/Instructor.
Christabel has worked in the senior healthcare human services for 20 plus years and is skilled in Activities/Life Enrichment, Memory Care, Alzheimer’s/Dementia, Mental Health, Behavioral Health Management, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities, Autism, Documentation, Leadership, Servant Leadership, Customer Service, Marketing, Admissions Process, Networking, Sales Calls, Senior Advocacy, Research, Educating, Mentoring, Consulting, Public Speaking, Presenting, and Webinars.
Christabel is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with an Associates of Science Degree in Integrative Studies. Christabel is also a student at Indiana Wesleyan University pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services.
Christabel has presented for NCDRC, NAAP, ABA Support Services (Conference Announcer), Lehigh Valley Career Link, CoWe-Best, NZSDRT, Voluncheerleader Podcast, Laurel View Village, PAPA, ABA In PA (Award Speech), and GSA.
Christabel is a member of the following professional organizations NCCAP, NCCDP, NAAP PAPA, NCDRC, LVAPA, LVAIP, and PRPS. Christabel is also an advisory board member for NANHV (National Association of Nursing Home Volunteers, and a former senior care specialist for CoWe-Best.
MEPAP ACTIVITY PROFESSIONAL CERTIFIED (APC) SCHEDULE
Start Date: June 13, 2023
End Date: August 19, 2023
Tuesday and Thursday from 630-930pm est and also Saturdays from 9a-12p est.
My Course Will Be Delivered Via: ZOOM
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.