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ASCHA Weekly Rollout
Highlights of this Issue:

  • Transitions in Continuing Care Project
  • Edmonton Zone Meeting
  • Laura Crawford Scholarship Selection Committee Meeting

Issue:  #42,   10/20/2014

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Site Manager Certificate Program

Who should take this program?
This program is designed for individuals with an interest in gaining knowledge and an understanding of the unique seniors housing industry and advancing their careers toward supervisory and management positions. This program is excellent for orientating individuals to the field of leadership, understanding governance and management principles, frontline management of operations and personnel, effectively handling communication and conflict whilst maintaining client satisfaction within the parameters of aging processes.

What's in it for YOU?
Graduates will gain the knowledge to apply their skills in industry and open up opportunities in positions such as: • Senior Lodge/Facility/Retirement Community Manager • Owner-operator • Supervisor of Dietary, Resident Services, Housekeeping, Facility Maintenance etc.

What you need to know:
Due to the online delivery of this program, you will need to be an independent learner with mature time management skills to successfully complete this program. This program requires the completion of 7 core courses.

ASCHA & RDC Mission:
Alberta Senior Citizens' Housing Association (ASCHA) and Red Deer College (RDC) are proud to work together in offering specialized education opportunities to enhance the skills of individuals and strengthen housing supports for seniors.

For more information:
ASCHA/RDC Site Manager Certificate Program [www.rdc.ab.ca] or call 403.356.4900
download brochure



Activity Coordinator Certificate Program

Who should take this program?
This program is designed for individuals with an interest in gaining knowledge and an understanding of the unique seniors housing industry and working in or wanting to work in recreation and activities in seniors housing. This program is excellent for orientating individuals to the field of leadership, effectively handling communication and conflict whilst maintaining client satisfaction within the parameters of aging processes. This program has an in class component to assist you to develop your skills in personal and professional development, understanding the principles of recreation and leisure, program development and older adult certification

What's in it for YOU?
Graduates will gain the knowledge to apply their skills in recreation and leisure activities within the industry and open up opportunities in positions such as Activity Coordinator. Graduates will improve their skills in understanding and being a positive influence on the physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being of seniors.

What you need to know:
This program has an online and in-class component. For the online delivery (3 core courses), you will need to be an independent learner with mature time management skills to successfully complete this portion of the program. The remaining 4 core courses will be in-class. (We will endeavor to convert these courses to online delivery in the future.) This program requires the completion of 7 core courses.

ASCHA & RDC Mission:
Alberta Senior Citizens' Housing Association (ASCHA) and Red Deer College (RDC) are proud to work together in offering specialized education opportunities to enhance the skills of individuals and strengthen housing supports for seniors.

For more information:
ASCHA/RDC Activity CoordinatorCertificate Program [www.rdc.ab.ca] or call 403.356.4900
download brochure

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Updated:5/27/2013
Laura Crawford Scholarship Award

Every year, one student enrolled in the ASCHA/RDC Site Manager or Activity Coordinator Certificate program is awarded the Laura Crawford Scholarship of $900 to use toward the cost of this continuing education.

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Updated:10/30/2014

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