PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS RECFP-CT Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
BUSA-1083Event Planning
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This course develops knowledge and skills for students who will be responsible for planning or coordinating events, meetings, or conferences in office environments in the corporate, private, government, and non-profit sectors.  Students will learn the process and logistics to create and stage successful events.

COMM-1000Business Communication 1RPL
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This course will guide students through the techniques and processes involved in writing, speaking, and listening effectively for business. Students will be taught skills for networking, meetings, and working in teams. Students will apply a direct approach to create professional emails and letters. Students will learn strategies for competent information report writing. Students will be taught how to create and deliver a memorable oral presentation. The proper use of business writing rules, grammar, and etiquette will be emphasized throughout the course.

COMM-1023Basic Business CommunicationsRPL
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Develop the basic principles of business writing and discuss topics such as: standard business formats, the ability to write clear, readable letters and memos.  It also reviews correct grammar and usage and how to improve effectiveness as a speaker.

COMM-1170Interpersonal Communication 1
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Content is focused on human communication experienced in the helping professions. Emphasis is placed upon the student's growth, self-knowledge and behaviour in groups. Instructional methods will include discussions and activities to expand understanding and experience.

COMM-2162Writing Skills - Intermediate
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This course will build on students' basic writing skills. The course will cover grammar and sentence structure, mind mapping, development of paragraphs, putting it all together in a research paper, and the use of APA format.

COMP-1081Computers - IntroRPL
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Increase your knowledge of computer fundamentals using a current Windows operating system. Content includes an introduction to the Internet and common Microsoft Applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

If you are taking courses by distance delivery, you must have access to a computer with the appropriate Microsoft Office software and Microsoft Windows 7, 8 or 10.

HCAP-1006Introduction to Gerontology
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Explore the concepts of the aging process. Examine the critical issues that affect aging, personal adaptation to aging, and community resources. Topics include the demography of aging, societal and personal attitudes to aging, major theories of aging, physical aging, psycho-social aging, economic, social and political factors.

PRAC-1018Field Work - Facility
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Gain exposure and experience working in facility-based settings. Theory (25 hours) - Become familiar with a variety of institution-based settings, examining the key skill areas required. Practice (50 hours of placement during regular work hours, 5 hours per week for 10 weeks) - Put theory into practice, and address the key skill areas of professionalism and assessing/meeting a client's needs in facility-based settings.

IMPORTANT FIELD WORK INFORMATION:

Students must submit the following official documents PRIOR to registering for their field work(s).

- Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector (PICVS)

- Adult Abuse Registry Check (AARC)

- Provincial Child Abuse Registry Check (PCAR)

These checks must be done within 6 months of attending the field work(s).

Original documents must be submitted. For additional information please go to: Police Information Check

Please contact the Educational Assistant at cpfau@rrc.ca or 204-631-3367 for further information.

PRAC-1025Field Work - CommunityRPL
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Theory: You will integrate the concepts learned during the Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults program with your own experiences in service settings.
Practice: You will put all skill area theories into practice, with particular emphasis on group program planning in community based settings.

IMPORTANT FIELD WORK INFORMATION

Students must submit the following official documents PRIOR to registering for their field work(s).

- Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check (PICVS)

- Adult Abuse Registry Check (AARC)

- Provincial Child Abuse Registry Check (PCAR)

These checks must be done within 6 months of attending the field work(s).

Original documents must be submitted. For additional information please go to: Police Information Check

Please contact the Educational Assistant at cpfau@rrc.ca or 204-631-3367 for further information.

RECF-1001TR Adaptations & Intervention
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Develop an awareness of how physical, emotional and social disabilities may limit performance and learn to adapt activity programs to meet an individual's specific needs.

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RECF-1003Cognitive Impairment
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Improve your confidence in working with clients with Alzheimer's Disease and related dementia disorders. Examine causes, functional ability, assets, deficits and communication. Through practical case studies and situations, learn about therapeutic activities that will enhance the functioning of this population.

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RECF-1006Dealing With Loss
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Examine the various types of losses that occur throughout the life span, and the methods of providing support in these situations, relating to the elderly in particular. Learn to identify the stages of grief and develop an awareness of the grief process. Explore pastoral/spiritual care, death and bereavement.

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RECF-1016Group Dynamics in TR
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Obtain an understanding of the theoretical and practical experience required to learn the processes involved in group dynamics.  Develop competent group skills through group activities an observational learning.  Study group communication, diversity, leadership, and how groups make decisions.  Learn how to build a strong team. 

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RECF-1019Leisure Concepts in TR
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Participate in this study of leisure, recreation, activity and the therapeutic process. Examine the philosophy and rationale behind leisure and recreation opportunities for elderly clients.  Learn about the history of leisure and recreation, and the benefits and barriers of it in our own lives and the lives of our clients. Clarify your own beliefs, values and priorities related to the topic.

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RECF-1023Specialized TR Applications
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Explore a variety of specialized recreation applications for older adults in community and institutional settings. Topics will cover volunteer inclusion, special event planning, sensory stimulation, cognitive programs, music programs, food-related programs, horticultural programs, intergenerational programs, movement/exercise programs, animal assisted programs, humour programs, reminiscing programs and spiritual programs. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to implement program options that meet the expected outcomes of your clients' care plan.

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RECF-1025Working With Volunteers
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Develop the necessary tools to assist staff in working with volunteers. Focus on creating a comfortable climate for volunteers and employees to work together. Supervision, motivation and retention will be studied. Learn how to plan with, and assist volunteers to work to their fullest potential.

RECF-1035Therapeutic Fitness Leader
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This course will allow you to gain the theoretical and practical proficiency to develop and implement safe, therapeutic fitness programs for seniors at varying levels of functional well being. The course will involve study in the areas of human anatomy and physiology, basic fitness components, leadership development techniques, strength/resistance training theory/design/ implementation, specific challenges/common disorders/ safety considerations for working with the older adult population and program design, implementation and evaluation for programs at varying levels of functional abilities (independent/high; moderate; or low functioning). Skills such as how to incorporate music, how to adapt the class to work with different levels at once, how to provide progressions and how to utilize different apparatus/equipment to provide variety and prevent over-use or over-training. At the conclusion of this course the students will be able to develop and implement at least 1 exercise program for all 3 functional levels that they can use in the workplace. 

RECF-1051TR - Documentation Skills
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Become familiar with documentation skills and how they apply to therapeutic programming, the planning process and assessment. Discover the value of assessment as an ongoing process, and learn charting etiquette and technique. Discuss different charting styles, and the issues of confidentiality in relation to documentation.

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RECF-1052TR - Program Planning
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Become familiar with the different concepts and methods involved in assessing, planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating programs within facility-based and community-based settings. Learn how to assess your client's needs, deal with leisure barriers and determine the differences between individual and group planning.

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SEMR-9013Stress Management
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Learn how to relax and how to overcome and prevent stress. Common problems and effective solutions are presented and explored.

SEMR-9078Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (r) Training Program
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The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (R) Program is a safe, non-harmful behaviour management system designed to aid human service professionals in the management of disruptive and assaultive people, even during the most violent moments. It has been developed by the Crisis Prevention Institute, a training organization devoted to training staff in the safe management of potentially violent individuals.

SEMR-9096Conflict Resolution
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We can expect to face conflict situations whenever we spend time with others; conflict gets resolved whether the situation is to our liking or not. This conflict resolution workshop addresses the interpersonal scope for such activity so that you can resolve your conflicts with others in a stable and safe environment, while still maintaining your own dignity. Topics include: safety procedures, how to maintain control of a situation, defusing techniques, how to listen and ask questions, mediation, and how to come to an eventual agreement.

SEMR-9152Effective Listening Techniques
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Learn techniques for better listening and note-taking. Learn how to ignore distractions, summarize what a speaker has said, and control your emotions. Know when to ask questions or comment.

SEMR-9167Workday Management Tools
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Learn how to identify, manage, and control time-wasters at home and work. Learn how to set goals and plan the most effective use of your time. Take control of your time.

SEMR-9182Report Writing Seminar
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Learn a variety of reference works which are the tools of the report writer's trade: dictionaries, style manuals, grammars, and text of writing plans will be discussed and examined. Basic report writing plans will be presented and two techniques for designing, drafting and revising reports will be discussed. Techniques for drafting, revising, and editing will be explored through four written exercises which will be completed in class.

SEMR-9188Making Tough Decisions
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Understanding the behavioral components of our decision making style is often a key factor in developing effective working relationships and career choices. Tough decisions often involve ambiguity, conflict and uncertainty. Address the need to understand these confounding attributes and to deal with them effectively in decision making situations.

SEMR-9190Decision Making Tools
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Develop your skills in using a number of conceptual aids in the decision-making process. Types of aids include: tabular decision aids, mind-mapping, free-wheeling diagrams and gantt charts, and influence diagrams. These will help you to weigh various factors involved in a decision, create a balanced view of the situation, add the element of time, and consider the factors of probability and uncertainty. Learn to apply these aids so that you can demonstrate a vision of the "big picture" and graphically illustrate the rationale behind your decisions.

SEMR-9206Preparing Newsletters
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Learn the purpose of newsletters, preparation methods, content guidelines, deadline issues, various page layouts, paper selection, and reproduction or printing considerations.

WRKS-1873Performance Management
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An introduction to the theory and use of performance management. Discuss the relevance of performance management in the ongoing management of the workplace from both the Human Resource Consultant and the Program Supervisor perspective. Learn to prepare and use the evaluation tool commonly called "Performance Appraisal", the link of Performance Management to those companies pursuing Quality Initiative, and the importance of support to a Continuous Learning Work Environment.

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