Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation (3cr)
R277 | 6445 | J. Funderburk


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, settings, research and populations served.

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:  TR as a
treatment modality paper; Disability grouping presentation paper.
Two quizzes; midterm & final.