Skip to content

Therapeutic Recreation

Abstract

Therapeutic recreation specialists are involved in helping individuals with disabilities or illnesses learn the skills necessary to develop satisfying leisure lifestyles.

Top Navigation

Main Navigation

  • EWU Home
  • CALE Home
  • Programs of Study
  • Physical Education, Health and Recreation
  • Degree Options
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Main Content

    Therapeutic recreation specialists are involved in helping individuals with disabilities learn the skills necessary to develop satisfying leisure lifestyles. Therapeutic recreation is concerned with the treatment of conditions which are disabling, and the facilitation of independent leisure functioning. Recreation is a tool used by the health professional to bring about desired changes in psychomotor and social behavior.

    What will I study?

    Course curriculum is set up for the students to learn assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation skills, processess and techniques, as well as leadership and other skills.

    Program Curriculum

    FACT SHEET

    1500 Hours Form

    Professional Internship Manual 2014-15

    HPSO (Healthcare Providers Service Organization)

    Interesting courses I might take:

    What could I do with my degree?

    Contact Information

    Emily Messina, PhD, CTRS
    241 PEB
    Cheney, WA 99004

    email: emessina@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.359.6545
    fax: 509.359.4833

    Footer Navigation


    Text Only Options

    View the original version of this page.