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Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation I ( An Introduction To Therapeutic Recreation) and Therapeutic Recreation II (Therapeutic Recreation Program Design) courses are each 16 weeks long with instructor Dorothea Brewer.

Each course is approved for Activity Professionals that are CTRAC (Consortium of Therapeutic Recreation/Activities Certification Inc.) ‘Certified” (Texas certifying body).

  • Within four (4) years of being granted certification and completion of six (6) six semester hours of therapeutic recreation theory and practice courses
  • CTRAC certificate holders are eligible to apply to take the TRA/TXC certification exam (Therapeutic Recreation Associate/Texas Certified).  

NOTE:  Non CTRAC certificate holders are welcome to take these courses as an additional educational resource or as continuing education hours for NCCAP certification/or recertification

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08/03/15 Therapeutic Recreation Part I

Instructor: Dorothea Brewer MA, TRS/TXC, CTRS, ACC
Consultant: Dr. Jacquelyn Vaughan-Williams PhD, TRS/TXC
Consultant: Victoria Salter MA, TRS/TXC
Consultant: Taffy Simmons TRS/TXC

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Tuition Cost: Part I $400.00 Part I/II $700.00
Therapeutic Recreation Part I-Course ID 080315: This course begins August 3, 2015
$400.00-16 Weeks Online Course

RAR Therapeutic Recreation Part Ia Enroll NOW!



Download the enrollment packet.
Complete and submit or Fax 800-861-3078
Next Class Begins: 1st Monday of Every Month.

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Registration Process:

  • Fill out an Enrollment Packet; submit by clicking on the submit page or fax to 800-861-3078.  A RAR personnel will contact you.
  • Students are required to create a student account on www.raronline.education in order to enroll prior to the start date of the course.
  • The student has three days from the course start date to drop the course.  The full amount paid, minus a $100.00 Service Fee will be refunded to the student.
  • Any cancellations placed after the three day grace period will not be eligible for any refund,, you may use the amount or use the payment as a credit towards another course.
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Course Requirements:

  • The student must have a valid e-mail address.
  • The student must have access to a computer with internet capabilities and a fax machine.
  • The student must have a valid phone number and mailing address.
  • The student must have a High School Diploma or GED and be able to write and speak English.
  • A student must have a basic knowledge of computers is required. (I.e. navigation, sending and receiving e-mails, uploading files and saving documents.)

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Course Purpose

Introduction to broaden one’s knowledge, understanding of recreation and how it relates to individuals with disabling conditions; to gain a basic knowledge of developing appropriate therapeutic recreation programs and services in an effort to provide for the physical, psychomotor and/or social needs of the participant; and to develop an understanding of the concept of inclusion as it relates to recreation service delivery and individual with disabilities.

Class Program

Classwork/48 Hours/16 Weeks

Outcomes

  • Possess an awareness of the history and current status of therapeutic recreation as a health care profession.
  • Define Therapeutic Recreation and its benefits.
  • Describe and explain the therapeutic recreation continuum (aspects of functional intervention, leisure education, and recreation participation) and apply the key concepts.
  • Have knowledge of disabling conditions; the purpose and benefit of therapeutic recreation/recreation for the specific diagnostic group.
  • Understand the effects of impairments and societal attitudes on the self concept of the individual with a disability and expression of self.
  • Be familiar with the major laws and accrediting agencies that impact leisure service delivery with individuals who have a disability.
  • Understanding the concepts of integration, normalization, mainstreaming, inclusion and their application in recreation and leisure programming.
  • Be aware of the variety of settings and diverse populations with which a therapeutic recreation specialist works.
  • Comprehend the unique constraints experienced by individuals with disabilities when assessing leisure services.
  • Recognize the recreation professional’s obligation to provide leisure services to those individuals with disabilities.

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08/03/15 Therapeutic Recreation II

Instructor: Dorothea Brewer MA, TRS/TXC, CTRS, ACC
Consultant: Dr. Jacquelyn Vaughan-Williams PhD, TRS/TXC
Consultant: Victoria Salter MA, TRS/TXC
Consultant: Taffy Simmons TRS/TXC

Please Sign In or Register
Tuition Cost: Part II $400.00 Part I/II $700.00
Therapeutic Recreation Part II-Course ID 080315: This course begins August 3, 2015
$400.00-16 Weeks Online Course

RAR Therapeutic Recreation Part IIa Enroll NOW!



Download the enrollment packet. Complete and submit or Fax 800-861-3078
Next Class Begins: 1st Monday of Every Month.

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Course Purpose

To broaden one’s knowledge, understanding and application of the principles of therapeutic recreation services, including such topics as a philosophy, programming, leadership, quality assurance and assessment techniques, goal writing developing outcome measures, facilitation and implementation techniques, adaptations, and evaluation.  To promote professionalism in all aspects of therapeutic recreation services.

Class Program

Classwork/48 Hours/16 Weeks

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding and application of the standards of practice in Therapeutic Recreation e.g., development of treatment plans, application of assessments.
  • Identify and explain purpose, target diagnostic group, and strengths and weaknesses of various assessment tools and evaluation used therapeutic recreation and…..
  • Explain and apply various programming or management techniques including/development of goals/objectives, treatment team approaches, discharge/referral planning etc.

 

  • Within four (4) years of being granted certification and completion of six (6) six semester hours of therapeutic recreation theory and practice courses
  • CTRAC certificate holders are eligible to apply to take the TRA/TXC certification exam (Therapeutic Recreation Associate/Texas Certified).  

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