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.