This short programme is for support workers coming from another support role and moving into a diversional or recreation therapy role.
The programme includes recognising and developing the following competencies in your staff:
- Being able to demonstrate the philosophy, purpose, benefits and role of quality assurance diversional therapy.
- Ability to provide assessment, development, and implementation of diversional therapy care plans for individuals and groups suffering grief and loss.
Learners must have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community) (Level 4) with strands in Community Facilitation, Community Health Work, Mental Health and Addiction, or Social Services (delivered as Careerforce apprenticeship programmes) or completed another New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 4) or above programme with Careerforce.
Enrolments will be accepted where an approved programme has been completed with another provider.