Room 217: What a Difference a Day Makes

Posted June 17th 2019

Do you work in an Adult Day Program? Are you looking for resources? Please read on.

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Webinar: Building Resilience Through Trail Running: A Gender Perspective Thursday July 11th, 2019

Posted June 10th 2019

The purpose of the study was to determine gender-related differences in the development of resilience through trail running. This webinar will walk through the research process and results, and discuss implications for the field of therapeutic recreation. Resilience is an important factor for many of the client groups that therapeutic recreation practitioners work alongside. Any insight into the nuances of how it is developed and supported in individuals is key when it comes to fostering resilience with clients.


Pre-approved for 1.0 hours of education or .10 CEU

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Congratulations to our May Education Reimbursement Fund Winner

Posted June 10th 2019

The Education Committee recently met and during the meeting awarded the Professional and Student Education Reimbursement Grants. Read on to find out who were awarded the funds.

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Save the Date: 2019 National Conference on Frailty: Innovation and Collaboration for Impact

Posted May 31st 2019

Frailty matters. 1.2 million Canadians 65-plus live with frailty, as do 2.5 million Canadians who are their caregivers and hundreds of thousands more in our healthcare workforce. CFN is Canada’s only national network dedicated to older Canadians living with frailty and all responsible for their well-being. This conference is a unique opportunity to examine frailty from many perspectives at a single event.

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The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, Sixth Edition is now available through Lash and Associates

Posted May 22nd 2019


Living with anxiety, panic disorders, or phobias can make you feel like you aren’t in control of your life. If you’re ready to tackle the fears that hold you back, this book is your go-to guide. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this evidence-based workbook contains the latest clinical research.

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Knowledge Exchange Network Webinar: The Child and Youth Mental Illness Epidemic: Is it Real? Can it Be Prevented?

Posted May 13th 2019

May 29th, 2019 

8:00 am PST

This seminar will present evidence on trends in the prevalence of child and youth mental illness and suicidality, and review recent research on health promotion strategies to reduce the burden associated with mental health. This will include discussion on whether making healthy behaviour changes such as making a child’s diet more healthy, improving parenting behaviours, or making efforts to build social support for a child could have a beneficial impact on a child’s mental health. Strategies like these can complement clinical management approaches, and give families ideas on how they may be able to be part of the informal treatment team.



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Webinar: The Unique Role Recreation Therapists Play in the Continuum of Care for Seniors in Saskatoon

Posted May 7th 2019

Friday June 7th, 2019

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Pre-approved for 1.0 CEUs

Work with seniors? Want to learn about some initiatives in Saskatchewan?

Join us to learn about the focus of the Saskatchewan Health Authority. They aim to keep seniors living stronger and longer at home and as independently as possible for as along as possible. Saskatoon has several unique initiatives; they include the Geriatric Evaluation Management day-program at Saskatoon City Hospital, the Seniors First program housed at Market Mall Healthcare Centre and the development of the regions first community-based Recreation Therapist position.


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May BCTRA Education Reimbursement Fund

Posted May 7th 2019

Have you attended a course, workshop, conference or written the NCTRC exam in January, February, March or April of 2019? Apply now for the May Education Reimbursement Fund. Application deadline is May 31st.

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BCTRA Spring Newsletter 2019

Posted April 25th 2019

Hi Everyone,

Our Spring Newsletter is now available! Please click here to view our PDF newsletter!
We are looking for people to be featured in our next Newsletter.
If you are interested, please email

Thank you!

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NCTRC Scholarship

Posted April 15th 2019

Are you certified through NCTRC? Are you in upgrading or taking courses to increase your knowledge, advance your professional competency and earn CEUs towards re-certification?  Read on to find out more about the scholarship program NCTRC is now offering.

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