We know that today's park and recreation professionals want to reach their professional goals through education that fits their lifestyles, whether through classroom training, conference education events or fully online. NRPA supports the membership by providing an array of online learning opportunities. Tailored educational courses are offered in the following areas:
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2020 NRPA Virtual Comprehensive BundleContains 65 Product(s)
The 2020 NRPA Virtual education sessions provide an inspirational approach to professional development for Park and Recreation professionals. Register for this comprehensive package of the 2020 education sessions and join the discussions on innovation, social equity, and the essential roles you serve to positively impact communities.
A Comprehensive Response to the Substance Use CrisisContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join this 2020 Virtual session to learn about the impact of the opioid epidemic on park and recreation professionals. Presenters will discuss the findings of a summary report coming out of a Community of Practice (CoP) developed by NRPA and includes overarching themes and lessons learned, data collected from agencies across the country, and recommendations from leading public health organizations and the federal government.
2020 Equity and Inclusion BundleContains 8 Product(s)
Join this bundle to experience the 2020 Virtual sessions focused on equity and inclusion. This session collection focuses on equitable and inclusive programming, facility design, ADA accessibility, and health and wellness.
Expanding Local Park Programs: Free Fly Fishing for Disabled/Elderly VeteransContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join this 2020 Virtual Conference archive to learn how public-private partnerships allow local communities to offer non-standard programs to disabled and elderly veterans.
2020 We Are Essential BundleContains 4 Product(s)
This essential bundle is a collection of 2020 Virtual sessions that focus on the pivotal roles Park and Recreation professionals serve in the community.
Let’s Talk Teens: Year-Round Equitable ProgrammingContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join this 2020 Virtual session to hear ways to implement equitable year-round programming targeted for the 11 to 17 age group within diverse communities.
Let’s Talk About Loneliness: Identifying and Addressing Loneliness in Our CommunitiesContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join this 2020 Virtual session and gain exposure to the research on loneliness, learn about evidenced-based screening tools and interventions, and identify how parks and recreation can partner with healthcare organizations to address loneliness in our communities.
Why Parks and Recreation Are Key Factors in the Support of Mental Health InitiativesContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join this 2020 Virtual session for an overview of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and its efforts in providing resources and support, both nationally and locally, for those who experience mental health challenges.
Did COVID-19 Make Us Essential?Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join this 2020 Virtual session and learn how agencies across the country have responded to the COVID-19 crisis with in-house and partner programming for those relegated to their homes. Discover how agencies can capitalize on that work to strengthen their value as an essential service.
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