TRG-1150 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation
This course is an overview of the history, philosophy, concepts and issues in the field of therapeutic recreation. The helping nature of the recreation therapist role and the importance of self awareness within the profession will be addressed. The importance of leisure activities and the common barriers to recreation participation are discussed. Introductory information will be provided and discussed on a wide range of disabilities, medical conditions, therapeutic support environments, and conceptual models of therapeutic service.