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Course fees MUST be paid in full no later than the day the course begins in order for the registered student to be enrolled in the course. 

Cancellations must be received by the Friday before class starts in order to be issued a refund. 


MHCA Member - $260 per person* --MUST SIGN IN TO MEMBER ACCOUNT

Non-Member - $390 per person*

    *Price does not include required textbook.  


OnLine Workshop Requirements

1. Computer & Internet Access

2. Valid Email Address

3. Must Register Online

4. Course fees must be paid in full prior to enrollment



Enrollment Information


Participants will receive training and insight to working in the Social Services department of a long term care facility.  This course will discuss the philosophy of long term care, the settings in which a Social Services Designee works and the demographics of the people they serve. Students will learn the aging process and understand the role and function of this position. Upon successful completion, the student will have met the requirements as outlined in the Department of Health and Senior Services Rules & Regulations.   


Required Textbook  

Long Term Care for Activity Professionals, 

Social Services Professionals & Recreational Therapists

Authors:  Martini / Weeks / Wirth

ISBN-13: 978-1882883899

Book can be purchased through MHCA directly (7th edition - $55 plus tax/shipping)

or from the publishing company, Idyll Arbor, Inc..

The course is four weeks long and offered monthly.  There is no prerequisite for the course.



2019 Class Dates

February 5 - March 5

March 5 - April 4

April 2 - May 7

May 7 - June 4

June 5 - July 3

July 2 - July 30

August 6 - September 3

September 3 - October 1

October 1 - October 29

November 5 - December 3

December 3 - January 7

PLEASE NOTE:  In order to receive the MHCA Member discount, please login.  





2018 Workshop Guide

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2018 Workshop Guide PDF (794.33 KB) Administration 1/23/2018
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