Georgian College - Graduate Programs

Therapeutic Recreation

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Program Information

School:Georgian College - Graduate Programs
Field of Study:Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Description: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. The internship will provide you with the opportunity to develop and improve your skills under the supervision of a Therapeutic Recreation Practitioner and to channel yourself into a rewarding career option in one of many different settings.
URL:Therapeutic Recreation at Georgian College - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must have a College Diploma or University Degree or equivalent with a specialty in health or human services.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 23, 2009