Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation (3cr)
R277 | 6445 | R Zabriskie
Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation
9:30a-10:45a TR HP017
Description: To acquaint the student with the profession of therapeutic
recreation, including history, philosophy, programs, treatment, research and
Goals: Describe profession and history of therapeutic recreation. Identify
organizations related to TR. Develop a philosophical position of TR.
Describe social, psychological, and physical characteristics of populations
that can benefit from TR services. Describe how these characteristics
relate to TR.
Required Book List:
Austin/Crawford. Therapeutic Recreation: An Introduction.
Summary of Assignments: Possibility of the following: personal awareness
paper; justification paper - TR as a treatment modality; trends paper -
future of TR; two quizzes; midterm & final.