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CAREER IN RECREATION THERAPY. Recreation Therapy. Benefits are Endless. What Is It? A profession that uses Treatment , Education , and Recreation Services to assist people with disabilities develop and use their leisure. Recreation Therapy. Benefits are Endless.

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CAREER IN

RECREATION

THERAPY


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

What Is It?

A profession that uses Treatment, Education, and Recreation Services to assist people with disabilities develop and use their leisure.


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

DISABILITIES OF ALL AGES

  • Physical

  • Mental

  • Emotional


Recreation Therapy

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

Benefits are Endless

PHYSICAL DISABILITES

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Head Injury

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Muscular Dystrophy

  • Arthritis


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

MENTAL DISABILITIES

  • Mental Retardation

  • Developmentally Disabled

  • Alzheimer’s

  • Dementia


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

EMOTIONAL ILLNESSES

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Eating Disorders

  • Schizophrenia

  • Clinical Depression

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

EMPLOYMENT SETTINGS

  • Clinical

  • Residential

  • Community


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

CLINICAL SETTINGS

  • Psychiatric Facilities

  • Pediatric Hospitals

  • Acute Care Hospitals

  • Nursing Homes

  • Rehabilitation Hospitals


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS

  • Group Homes

  • Adult Day Care Centers

  • Centers for Independent Living

  • Substance Abuse Facilities

  • Correctional Facilities


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

COMMUNITY SETTINGS

  • Public and Private Schools

  • Special Olympics

  • Park Districts

  • Community Mental Health Centers

  • Colleges and Universities


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

Quality of Life


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

Employment Salary


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

Employment Outlook


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

BENEFITS OF A CAREER IN RECREATION THERAPY

  • Job Security

  • Fun Work Environments

  • Flexible Hours

  • On the Job Training

  • Opportunities For Advancement


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

WEBSITES

  • http://www.ilrta.org

  • http://www.atra-tr.org

  • http://www.nctrc.org/


Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

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