St. Lawrence College

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Therapeutic Recreation

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston campus
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Description:This one-year (three semester) program prepares students with specialized training to work within recreation, health or social service delivery systems serving individuals with illness or disabilities. Graduates will acquire the skills to complete client assessments, develop and evaluate group and individualized programs and use a variety of facilitative techniques to assist individuals to participate in meaningful recreation activities that will enhance health, improve functional ability and increase quality of life. The program is built on the core belief of the inherent benefits of play, recreation and leisure to all people. Students will learn to adapt recreation activities so people with a variety of disabling conditions can participate and to use recreation as a therapeutic tool to improve and/or restore health and wellness.

Our program includes face-to-face and online classes to provide maximum flexibility for students who may be working in the field and wanting to upgrade their credentials.
URL:Therapeutic Recreation at St. Lawrence College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,847
International: $24,000

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must have a minimum of a two-year post-secondary diploma or degree, with a specialty in health, or community and social services.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 24, 2020