Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Organization and Management of Therapeutic Recreation Programs (3cr)
R462 | 6479 | B McCormick


Organization and Management of Therapeutic Recreation Programs
11:15a-12:30p   TR TV180

Description:  This course presents the foundation for systematic program
design, implementation and management.  Included is the development of
program protocols.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will:
1.  Demonstrate knowledge of the roles and functions of leisure, health
care, and human service systems, including TR's relation to each
2.  Demonstrate knowledge of relevant guidelines and standards related to
the organization, management and delivery of TR programs
3.  Demonstrate knowledge of the process of program development, including
program planning principles and protocol development
4.  Demonstrate knowledge of program management principles, including
program evaluation, continuous quality improvement and quality assurance,
and risk management
5.  Demonstrate knowledge of personnel management, including job analysis,
recruitment and selection, and personnel supervision
6.  Demonstrate knowledge of principles and procedures related to operation
and care of resources including both facilities and fiscal resources

Required Book List:
O'Morrow and Carter.  (1997).  Effective Management in Therapeutic
Recreation.

Summary of Assignments:  Comprehensive program, program management plan,
personnel management policies, departmental budget and exams.