Printed on 11/26/2021
Therapeutic Activity Specialist
Technical Diploma (TD)
Part Time and Full Time
Financial Aid Pending
*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
As a Therapeutic Activity Specialist, you’ll work with people in your community that have a variety of physical, emotional or cognitive challenges. This program will help you break down and modify activities, as well as, lead individual or group activities for the participants’ benefit. Your training will include a basic understanding of the human body; common medical, emotional and cognitive conditions that affect activity performance; adapting activity; group facilitation skills; and basic documentation to meet the needs of the workplace.
An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.
High School Transcript
Submit a final, official high school transcript or an official copy of GED/HSED certification scores.
TAS Technical Standards
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Credit Transfer Options
They're your credits. Take them with you!
Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Develop educational and activity programs
- Lead activities to improve clients’ mental health and wellbeing
- Promote programs and services
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