For many activity professionals and therapeutic recreation specialists, time is of the essence. We face many demands and wear many hats. We may not have time to do our own personal errands, let alone have time to attend courses for continuing education hours. Some activity professionals live in more remote areas in which they are hours away from the nearest conference. I’ve recently stumbled upon a website, (more like a lifesaver), that allows you to earn your CEU’s in the comfort of your own home, Smartceushub.com.
Two things that intrigued me almost immediately:
The convenience factor
The affordability of each CEU course offered. Not only are the courses inexpensive in comparison to other sites I’ve visited, they also have interesting topics.
Some of the topics offered currently are:
Creating A Safe and Effective Exercise/ Movement Program
Inclusive Physical Activity
The site has many more courses focused on understanding our clients needs. Their mission...
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