Our Story

Our vision is for the practice of therapeutic recreation to be understood, consistently practiced and valued. Therapeutic Recreation is a relatively young profession compared to other disciplines in the fields of healthcare and social services.

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For Employers

British Columbia is a competitive job market for recreation therapists. BCTRA provides your business with the platform to advertise your job posting directly to qualified therapeutic recreation practitioners with expertise in multiple practice areas across all regions of the province.

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Jobs in BC

BCTRA understands that it can be difficult to find therapeutic recreation jobs in British Columbia’s competitive job market. BCTRA provides our members access to therapeutic recreation specific job postings from employers across the province, connecting you with your future employer.

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BCTRA membership has its rewards!

As a member-driven organization, we advocate on behalf of our members to increase the profile of recreation therapy as a profession. BCTRA supports therapeutic recreation practitioners to grow and thrive in their practice by providing access to a community of like-minded professionals, mentorship opportunities and learning resources to boost professional competency.

upcoming events
Thursday, November 26, 2020

Special Townhall Meeting – Holidays (Older Adults/LTC)

Do you work in Long Term Care, or with Older Adults? You are invited! 

Please join us for a special townhall meeting on Thursday November 26th at 12:00pm to discuss the upcoming holiday season!

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Monday, November 23, 2020

The Hidden Signs of Compassion Fatigue for Therapeutic Recreation Professionals and 4 Ways to Prevent It

Presented by: Karen Tyrell

Monday November 23rd, 2020

12:00pm – 1:30pm PST

This webinar has been pre-approved by NCTRC for .15 CEU or 1.5 Contact Hours of Continuing Education.

NCTRC Job Analysis Codes: FKW, ADV

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Monday, December 7, 2020

BCTRA Townhall Meeting – Mental Health Community of Practice

Do you work in the Mental Health community of practice?

Please join us for a townhall meeting on Monday December 7th at 12:00pm to discuss challenges and successes in the field related to COVID-19.

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