Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (5 of 6) – Providing Quality of Life to Individuals with PTSD and Other Traumas

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This session was live Oct. 12, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT. A recording of the session, evaluation, and certificate of completion is now available.


Phase 3 of the Requirements of Participation went into effect Nov. 28, 2019. Surveyors will be asking us, the activity professional, how we are meeting the needs and ensuring quality of life for individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD affects an estimated 70 percent of adults in the United States who have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives and up to 20 percent of these people go on to develop PTSD. This workshop will review the facts, risk factors, and information on how to provide quality of life to those with PTSD.  


At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  1. State the definition of trauma 
  2. Identify the facts of PTSD and growing trends 
  3. Recognize the symptoms of those diagnosed with PTSD 
  4. Identify the risk factors for developing PTSD
  5. List non-pharmacological interventions in treating individuals with PTSD 


This program is appropriate for activity directors, life enrichment coordinators, and activity personnel in all assisted living and nursing facilities.


Alisa Tagg, BA ACC/EDU CADDCT CDP CDCS, Association Director of the National Association of Activity Professionals

Continuing Education

One and a half hours of continuing education are available. Please defer to your licensing board or agency to ensure courses taken meet your license requirements.

Webinar Registration Fees

Registration Fee……………………….. $55 per individual

(One and a half continuing education hours, live webinar, and on-demand recording included)

Registration Information

Webinar registration fees are non-refundable. See substitution, cancellation, and refund policies here.

Webinar fees must be paid in advance.

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