The Therapeutic Recreation program prepares you to work within recreation, health, or social service delivery systems serving individuals with illness or disabilities. You will acquire the skills to complete client assessments, develop and evaluate group and individualized programs, and use a variety of facilitative techniques to assist individuals to participate in meaningful recreational activities that will enhance health, improve functional ability, and increase quality of life.
The program is based on a firm belief of the inherent benefits of play, recreation and leisure to all individuals. You will learn to adapt recreation activities so individuals with a variety of disabling conditions can participate and to use recreation as a therapeutic tool to improve/restore health and wellness.
- Post-secondary diploma or degree, with a specialty in health or human services.
Applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to this program:
Post-secondary diploma or degree, with a specialty in health or human services.
Applicants will be asked to submit a current resumé. Academic and experiential learning of all applicants will be assessed.
TREC1002 Assessment Processes of Therapeutic Recreation TREC1003 Foundations of TR TREC1004 Adapted Recreation for Therapeutic Recreation TREC1005 Recreation Therapy with Selected Populations TREC1009 Organizational Leadership: TR TREC1010 Facilitative Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation TREC1011 Research In TR TREC1012 Therapeutic Relationships in Recreation Therapy TREC1007 Leisure Education TREC1008 Issues and Trends in Therapeutic Recreation TREC1015 Nature of Disabilities in Therapeutic Recreation TREC1014 Biological Sciences in Therapeutic Recreation
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