Jennifer Krupa, ACC/EDU, CDP, CADDCT, AC-BC, CMDCP, MDEC

Jennifer Krupa, ACC/EDU, CDP, CADDCT, AC-BC, CMDCP, MDEC

 

Jennifer Krupa is a degreed Art Therapist, Certified Activity Consultant and Certified Dementia Practitioner/Trainer. She is one of the co-authors of Activities Keep Me Going and Going volume A and B. She founded her business, Krupa Consulting in 1990 providing consultation services, teaching classes, in-services and presenting educational sessions at local, state and national conventions.

 

Jennifer became an approved MEPAP instructor in 1995 and also is an approved Home Care and Licensed Montessori Home Engagement Certification Instructor through the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals. Jennifer brings more than 35 years’ experience in working in health care and teaching for Lorain County Community College. She is the recipient of NCCAP Instructor of the year and NCCDP Distinguished Educator of the year.

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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.

 

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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

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