Timothy Anderson, ACC, CPC, BM
Timothy Anderson has been in the field of senior activities since 2007 and a certified Activities Consultant/MEPAP instructor by the National Certification Council for Activities Professionals since 2012. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Rhode Island & Life and Professional Coach Certification through the institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching.
Timothy is an Adjunct Professor of Music at the Community College of Rhode Island and Activities Coordinator for Cranston Adult Day Services located in the Cranston Senior Center, Cranston, RI. He has been a presenter at both local and national activity professional and long-term care courses and conferences including the North Carolina Assisted Living Activity Professional Course the National Association of Activity Professionals and the Massachusetts Council of Activity Professionals Annual Conferences.
Interested in taking the Montessori Home Care Engagement Course?
My course will be delivered:
Maximum class size: 15
Minimum class size: 2
Current Start Dates of my course:
All Classes Are From 7pm-9pm EST
Class 1: Jan 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22
Class 2: April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3
(price includes certification)
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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