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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

CAREER IN

RECREATION

THERAPY


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.


Disabilities of all ages

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

DISABILITIES OF ALL AGES

  • Physical

  • Mental

  • Emotional


Physical disabilites

Recreation Therapy

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

Benefits are Endless

PHYSICAL DISABILITES

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Head Injury

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Muscular Dystrophy

  • Arthritis


Mental disabilities

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

MENTAL DISABILITIES

  • Mental Retardation

  • Developmentally Disabled

  • Alzheimer’s

  • Dementia


Emotional illnesses

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

EMOTIONAL ILLNESSES

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Eating Disorders

  • Schizophrenia

  • Clinical Depression

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse


Employment settings

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

EMPLOYMENT SETTINGS

  • Clinical

  • Residential

  • Community


Clinical settings

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

CLINICAL SETTINGS

  • Psychiatric Facilities

  • Pediatric Hospitals

  • Acute Care Hospitals

  • Nursing Homes

  • Rehabilitation Hospitals


Residential settings

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS

  • Group Homes

  • Adult Day Care Centers

  • Centers for Independent Living

  • Substance Abuse Facilities

  • Correctional Facilities


Community settings

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

COMMUNITY SETTINGS

  • Public and Private Schools

  • Special Olympics

  • Park Districts

  • Community Mental Health Centers

  • Colleges and Universities


Career in recreation therapy

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless


Career in recreation therapy

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

Quality of Life


Career in recreation therapy

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

Employment Salary


Career in recreation therapy

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

Employment Outlook


Benefits of a career in recreation therapy

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


Websites

Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

WEBSITES

  • http://www.ilrta.org

  • http://www.atra-tr.org

  • http://www.nctrc.org/


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Recreation Therapy

Benefits are Endless

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