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Rosalind O'Neil, CTRS, ACC


Rosalind O’Neil Has a Bachelor’s of Science in Therapeutic Recreation from Arizona State University. She is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, an Activity Consultant Certified and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. Roz is the President of O’Neil Concept Group, Inc. with over 37 years’ experience in therapeutic recreation specifically. 31 years specifically she has consulted to long term care facilities in Arizona.


Roz has taught the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals since 1998. In addition to consulting, since 2009 Roz works at the Phoenix Veterans Administration Medical Center and is a Recreation Therapist working in the Community Living Center. 


Roz has a passion for caregivers and believes through activities people find their purpose to discover and live life to the fullest at any age and stage.

Interested in taking the Montessori Home Care Engagement Course? 

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Min. Class Size: 5 

Max. Class Size: None

Cost:  $169.00

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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.



1. EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED 


2. REQUIRED CURRICULUM: Montessori Home Curriculum 



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