|Field of Study:||Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
|Description:||The Therapeutic Recreation Program is a new interdisciplinary degree that provides you with the skills and knowledge you will need to assess, design, implement, and evaluate therapeutic interventions for clients. Therapeutic interventions are activities in recreation, social settings, arts, and crafts that are designed to achieve therapeutic outcomes in the physical, psychological, social, cognitive, and spiritual domains. The activities are purposeful interventions designed to prevent health problems in an individual or group, or to rehabilitate an individual’s or group’s capacity to obtain their full potential. Clients now seek out therapeutic recreation as a therapy of first choice.
In DTR, you will gain foundational knowledge and expertise in related health disciplines including health sciences, recreation, occupational therapy, social work, physiotherapy, and psychology. This program’s co–op work–term is a valuable opportunity for you to practice in the therapeutic recreation field. It’s a paid, 14–week placement at an approved site. Your co–op supervisor will help you prepare for, select, and contract with an approved co–op agency, and provide you with support throughout your learning experience in placement.
|Cost per year:*||
All students enrolled in a co-operative education program will be charged an additional, non-refundable, administrative fee. Collection of the fees will commence with the semester in which the first Co-op Professional Practice subject is scheduled, at the rate of $495.00 per work term.