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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 40 years experience in therapeutic recreation specifically. 35 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.



CLASS END DATE:  NOV. 27, 2023



430PM-930PM MST


My Course Will Be Delivered Via:  Google Meet

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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