Room 217 launches Virtual Learning Studio

Posted November 30th 2019

Room 217 has launched its Virtual Learning Studio, an online classroom that will offer a suite of music care courses. The first course, Recruiting Musicians for Health and Social Care, is now available. This course is ideal for healthcare administrators, program leaders and volunteer coordinators who are already or want to incorporate live music into their programming. The course will take about 1.5 hours to complete, and costs $85. The second course, available Jan. 15, 2020, is on Music and the Aging Brain. Students will learn the impacts and effects of music in dementia, pain, stroke, rehabilitation, and Parkinson’s disease, and will receive extensive references.

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BCTRA Call for Webinars

Posted November 25th 2019

In October and November of 2018, the Education Committee conducted a survey to gain insight into the learning needs of the members of the BCTRA.  When looking at the motivation members have for attending education opportunities 75% of survey respondents stated that they would like to learn what others are doing in the field of TR in BC. The Education Committee is in the initial stages of planning education opportunities for 2020 and this would be an excellent opportunity to share what you are doing.

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Announcing Human Kinetics newly released: Recreational Therapy Assessment

Posted November 21st 2019

About the book

Recreational Therapy Assessment is an evidence-based guide connecting the recreational therapy assessment process with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to help professionals classify individuals’ functionality to better meet the needs of clients. The first of its kind structured to facilitate programming at an individualized level, readers will find protocols for:

  • Older adults
  • Mental health consumers
  • Individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • People with physical disabilities
  • Those from diverse cultural backgrounds
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Webinar December 4th: NCTRC Internship Guidelines: Ensuring a Quality Internship

Posted November 6th 2019

Are you taking an internship student in January? 

This session provides an in depth coverage of the NCTRC Internship Standards. The information is geared to internship supervisors and will discuss how to successfully develop an internship experience. It will include the requirements necessary to complete an internship experience and requirements to maintain certification.

Pre-approved by NCTRC and BCTRA for .10 CEU or 1 Contact Hour of Continuing Education

 

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Webinar November 25th:Therapeutic Recreation in the UK

Posted November 6th 2019

Interested in taking your TR Degree abroad to work? Join as as Carrie Tse a Douglas College grad shares her experience of working in the UK following her graduation from the Douglas College Therapeutic Recreation Program.

NCTRC Pre-approved for .10 CEU or 1 contact hour of continuing education.

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Webinar: How Can AI Increase the Effectiveness of Music in a Therapeutic Setting?

Posted November 6th 2019

November 13th, 2020 . In partnership with Room217 How Can AI Increase the Effectiveness of Music in a Therapeutic Setting?

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Two Therapeutic Recreation Courses Available to TR Professionals and Students

Posted November 6th 2019

Douglas College would like you to know that there are two TR courses available to TR Professionals and Students. One is available in the 2020 Winter semester and the other will be available in the 2020 Summer semester.

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Save the Date: TR 40 Year Celebration

Posted November 6th 2019

Save the date: Saturday February 29th, 2020………………….

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Webinar: Doing Justice for LGBTQ2+ Youth in Health and Social Services

Posted October 23rd 2019

This webinar hosted by Children’s Healthcare Canada will provide participants with an introduction to LGBTQ2+ inclusion in health and social services, with a particular emphasis on shifting organizational culture, and bringing LGBTQ2+ inclusion into your everyday practice.

 

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Congratulate our October Education Reimbursement Fund Winners

Posted October 22nd 2019

Four Education Reimbursement Funds were awarded!

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