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ALL OUR TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS INCLUDE APPROVED CEs FOR ACTIVITY PROFESSIONALS
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The ART TRANSFORMS LIVES PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION is a national and professional credential in Therapeutic Art for Certified Art Practitioners (CAP). We use art as a therapeutic tool to encourage freedom of expression. We do not use art as an intervention for diagnosing or treating individuals. As Certified Art Practitioners, we offer meaningful experiences that are creative. Be on the cutting edge! Become a leader in your community through our signature certification program.
The ATL curriculum is customized for you to learn therapeutic art with ease. In just a few months—from anywhere in the world you can begin moving towards making an impact in your community. There are four training modules (4 pillars) plus, art demos, done-for-you templates, scripts, and forms so you can feel confident and get amazing results with your clients!
Modules (Your Creative Journey)
M1: What is Therapeutic Art?
M2: Set-up & Activate the Setting
M3: Identify Abilities & Customize
M4: Pinpoint Suitable Materials
The Art Transforms Lives Practitioner Certification course is approved for 24 clock hours by:
NCCAP (National Certification Council for Activity Professionals)
NCCDP (National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners)
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The MODULE EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR ACTIVITY PROFESSIONALS (MEPAP) is the required course for obtaining NCCAP Certification in activities. The MEPAP is structured as a two-part course Part 1 (Clinical Services) and Part 2 (Management & Staffing). Each part includes includes 90 hours of coursework and 90 hours of practicum assignments.
MEPAP 2nd Edition consists of 20 core content areas (learning modules), which have detailed competencies for each area. The course prepares a student to meet the Standards for Professional Preparation in Activity Services. MEPAP 2nd Edition course is required to apply for national certification with opportunities of Activity Director Certified (ADC) and Activity Consultant Certified (ACC) levels, as well as Activity Assistant Certified (AAC) Track 3, Activity Assistant Certified Provisional (AACP) and some Activity Director Certified Provisional ADCP.
Core Content (MEPAP Part 1)
Core #1: Activity Service Practice Settings
Core #2: Colloquy
Core #3: Professional Framework
Core #4: Government and Social Systems
Core #5: Advocacy in the Public Arena
Core #6: The Behavioral Sciences
Core #7: Adult Client Populations
Core #8: Professional Approach to Care
Core #9: Care Planning Practices
Core #10: Care Giving Practices
Core #11: Activity Service:
Pre-approved Instructors for MEPAP
MEPAP Part 1 & 2: Sherita Sparrow, ADC, CDP, CAP
Core Content (MEPAP Part 2)
Core #12: The Art & Science of Management Core #13: Leadership
Core #14: Advocacy within the Organization
Core #15: Function of Planning
Core #16: Function of Organizing
Core #17: Function of Staffing
Core #18: Function of Directing
Core #19: Function of Controlling