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.

Events & Networking
Monday, February 8, 2021

BCTRA Town Hall Meeting – Older Adults

*DATE CHANGE*
Join us on Monday February 1st for our next meeting of the Older Adults community of practice!

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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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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Student Presentation: BCTRA Survey Results

On Tuesday December 1st, Douglas College student Joyce Sun presented her Service Learning Project to BCTRA President Geri Paterson. 

Joyce’s project focused on analyzing the results of BCTRA’s COVID-19 survey from earlier in the year. 

Please click HERE to view the recording of the presentation!

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