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Issue:  #26,   6/29/2015

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ASCHA/RDC Site Manager & Activity Coordinator Certificate Program Course Schedule

Human Resources Management

March 03, 2015 - April 14, 2015

This course introduces the framework for a successful Human Resources (HR) function in the seniors’ housing residence. The course introduces the HR tasks and clarifies the ways in which they are common to HR in any industry or organization, while also focusing on the ways in which these tasks are unique to the senior’s housing site. This course is delivered online. Participants will be given online instructions upon registration. Each week participants will login into the virtual classroom at the assigned time.

Principles of Recreation and Leisure

March 05, 2015 - April 16, 2015

This course will look at defining recreation/leisure and its relationship to activity planning within the context of the senior's housing environment. We will look at the planning process from a hands on perspective relating to the senior's housing setting. Content will be approached from present practices and future possibilities.

Management Principles

April 21, 2015 - May 26, 2015

This course will examine key areas of management principles as well as the common skills that effective managers must refine. The course will focus on practical elements of managerial activity relying on discussion and analysis of shared experiences of course participants. This course is delivered online. Participants will be given online instructions upon registration. Each week participants will login into the virtual classroom at the assigned time.

Communications and Conflict Management

April 21, 2015 - May 26, 2015

This course focuses on the development of interpersonal, oral communication skills, including, in particular, the ability to manage conflict in a productive win-win manner so as to build relationships, rather than undermine them. This course is delivered online. Participants will be given online instructions upon registration. Each week participants will login to the virtual classroom at the assigned time.

Site Governance and Management

April 23, 2015 - May 28, 2015

This course focuses on the strategic management of the seniors' housing site. The perspective presented includes a legal, political and ethical framework in which a seniors' housing manager achieves the organization's mission. Also included are the General Manger's roles in forming an effective management team as well as an examination of the General Manager's role in relation to the site's Board of Directors, or other governing entity.

Personal & Professional Development

May 13, 2015 - June 17, 2015

This course will give you skills and perspectives to help you present yourself in a professional manner. You will learn how to manage your personal life and your work life to achieve balance and successfully reach your goals. Your belief in yourself and your increased confidence will make you happier, healthier, and more effective in personal and work relationships. The course will provide new information, interesting experiences and opportunities to assess your own needs. You will develop and individualized action plan for short and long-term growth both at work and away from work.

Site Operations

June 2, 2015 – June 18, 2015

This course focuses on the development of interpersonal, oral communication skills, including, in particular, the ability to manage conflict in a productive win-win manner so as to build relationships, rather than undermine them. This course is delivered online. Participants will be given online instructions upon registration. Each week participants will login to the virtual classroom at the assigned time.

Older Adult Certification Course (external offsite)

To earn credit for this course, Activity Coordinator students must complete the two-day “Older Adult Certification Course,” which is offered by the Physical Culture Association of Alberta.

 All ASCHA Members receive 25% off their tuition fee. Contact us at ascha@ascha.com to get your coupon prior to registering.

 

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