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LIVE NAAP Webinars

NAAP provides LIVE and PAST webinars that you can receive CEU credit for.  Here is a menu of choices to help you achieve your learning goals:

  1. Our Current Live Webinar Schedule
  2. Upcoming Live Education 

Also, all Webinars will be available on-demand for all NAAP members.  You can view past education sessions directly from our website by accessing the “Online Education” area.  

 
 
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Join us in April at our 42nd Annual Conference April 16-19 

Learn more about conference HERE

 

May Webinar Schedule

 



Wednesday, May 8, 2024 10AM PST/12PM CST/1PM EST  

Designing for Connection: Creative Engagement Programs

Speaker(s): Jessica McCracken MPA; Katie Wade

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Webinar Session Description

Discover the fundamental principles of creative aging, each guided by research and best practices, to boost your current programs and support your ability to address social connection, growth, wellness, and ageism. Explore the lifespan of program design from inception to evaluation and gain tools that will help apply a creative lens to each stage.

In this interactive session we will explore ways to design opportunities for meaningful engagement and create a co-learning environment. Attendees of this Creative Spark session will have the opportunity to access the free curriculum and join the 2024 Gallery Take Over event.

Objectives:

  • Attendees will describe the fundamental creative aging principles as they relate physical, psychological, and emotional benefits for older adults participating in engaging programming.
  • Attendees will recognize best practices in the field of creative aging and identify resources available for innovative change within the attendees’ own service model.
  • Attendees will increase their knowledge of creative aging research as it relates to health and programming design.

 




Wednesday, May 22, 2024 10AM PST/12PM CST/1PM EST  

The Art of Inclusion: Cultural Expression in Senior Living

Speaker(s): Jeffrey Harley, ADC

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Webinar Session Description

Welcome to our engaging webinar session, “Embracing Diversity in Senior Living: Cultivating Inclusivity for a Vibrant Community.” In this transformative course, participants will embark on a journey of discovery into the critical importance of cultural diversity and inclusion within the context of senior living. Our expert presenter, an experienced Activity Director, will guide attendees through practical strategies and thought-provoking discussions aimed at fostering a more vibrant, welcoming, and enriching environment for seniors.

Throughout the session, participants will gain a deep understanding of the benefits of embracing various cultures in senior care, from enhancing resident well-being to creating a sense of belonging. Practical insights into tailoring activities to diverse cultural interests, effective communication in cross-cultural interactions, and steps to promote inclusivity will empower attendees to implement positive changes within their senior living communities. Join us for an interactive and insightful exploration that goes beyond theory, providing actionable tools to create a culturally rich and supportive environment for our beloved seniors.

Objectives:

Understand the Significance of Cultural Diversity:

  • Recognize the Value of Cultural Diversity in Senior Living:
  • Explore the positive impact of cultural diversity on the well-being of seniors.
  • Understand how diverse perspectives contribute to a more vibrant and dynamic community.
  • Delve into the holistic benefits of cultural inclusivity for both residents and staff.
  • Discover how fostering a culturally rich environment enhances the quality of life for seniors.
  • Acquire practical tips for adapting existing activities to suit a range of cultural interests.
  • Explore creative ways to ensure inclusivity in activity planning and execution.
  • Understand the correlation between inclusive programming and increased resident engagement.
  • Gain insights into customizing activities to cater to the unique preferences of a diverse senior community.
  • Explore strategies for clear and respectful communication across various cultural backgrounds.
  • Understand the role of effective communication in fostering a sense of belonging.
  • Learn the art of active listening as a tool to deepen cross-cultural understanding.
  • Practice active listening exercises tailored for the diverse communication styles found in senior living communities.
  • By the end of this session, participants will be equipped with a comprehensive understanding of the importance of cultural diversity, practical skills to implement inclusive programming, and effective communication strategies for fostering a culturally rich and supportive environment within senior living communities.

June Webinar Schedule

 




Wednesday, June 5, 2024 10AM PST/12PM CST/1PM EST  

Leadership Symphony: Orchestrating a High-Performing Assistant Team

Speaker(s): Takeiah Sadler  AAP-BC, CADDCT, CDP

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Webinar Session Description

In this dynamic session, discover the art of leadership orchestration as we delve into proven strategies and harmonious practices to cultivate and lead a high-performing assistant team. Uncover the key notes of effective communication, mentorship, and collaborative leadership that create a symphony of success within your organization. Elevate your leadership skills and learn to conduct your team towards peak performance with this insightful and engaging webinar.

Objectives:

  • Understand the metaphorical concept of leadership orchestration.
  • Apply effective communication strategies for clear vision articulation.
  • Utilize collaborative leadership techniques to enhance team dynamics.

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Upcoming Webinars:

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