Confederation College

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Recreation Therapy - Accelerated

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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Faculty:Community Services
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Description:Recreation is important for everyone as a way to relax and keep balance in their lives. But for some with physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social limitations, recreational therapy is also a way to connect and participate with others. You can learn how to help!

Confederation College's Recreation Therapy program will give you the skills and knowledge you'll need to plan, implement and evaluate a wide range of leisure services for children, adolescents and adults who experience barriers to a healthy leisure lifestyle. You will learn how to work with individuals and groups of all ages to assess their needs and interests so you can encourage independent and personally fulfilling leisure lifestyles. Coursework includes therapeutic recreation, developmental psychology, program and event planning, communications for community services, marketing and public relations, treatment and adaptive technology and recreation facilities.
URL:Recreation Therapy - Accelerated at Confederation College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,529

These costs do not include costs related to living expenses for the school year.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Each year, a limited number of seats in the “Accelerated” Ontario College Diploma program will be available to qualified applicants.

    1. Degree or diploma from an accredited University or College in a related discipline.
    2. You must apply to www.ontariocolleges.ca and must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or C average. A transcript is required.

    * 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 July 25, 2020