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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

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HSR-160

Activity Assist- Framework for Practice

This course assists students in understanding their role as an Activity Assistant. The students are introduced to the concept of activity and how it influences and is influenced by the components of health, age, interests, values and environment.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program.


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HSR-161

Activity for Well-Being Activity Assistant Certificate

This course builds on HSR 160 and assists the student to gain knowledge and skills that will allow them to function effectively in the Activity Assistant role. This course emphasizes a client centred approach and effective communication skills in planning and implementing activities that promote optimal well-being of clients, both individually and in groups.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program.


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HSR-162

Programming for Individuals with Cognitive Impairments

Students will enhance their knowledge of dementia, especially Alzheimer's disease. This course provides strategies for activity involvement with the cognitively impaired client.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program


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HSR-170

Practice Experience 1

30 hours, /Practicum

This course provides students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained from theory courses while working with adults in a variety of settings. The focus will include the use of creative problem-solving processes in the provision of activities that maintain or enhance clients' well-being.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program


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HSR-171

Practice Experience 2

This practicum provides the students with the opportunity to integrate the theory and skills learned during the Activity Assistant Program. It consists of 90 hours of supervised practice in a variety of case settings. The student will use creative, client-centered processes for planning and implementing activities that maintain or enhance client well-being.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Activity Assistant Program.


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