BCTRA’s 4th Annual Research Night: Registration is now Open!!

Posted February 4th 2019

Pizza, Networking and Knowledge!!!!!

Join us February 25th, 2019 to learn about the new and innovative student research projects:

  • Q is for Quality
  • Perceptions of Mental Health Service
  • Movement and Mood in Older Adults with Dementia
  • The Perception of Recreation Through the Eyes of Non-Recreation Staff 
  • Building Resilience Through Trail Running: A Gender Perspective
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TR Month Contest

Posted January 31st 2019


Can you believe it is already February? That means it is TR Month 2019! After the success of last year’s TR Month Social Media Contest BCTRA is very excited to offer this contest again!

These are the steps to enter the contest:

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Call for Poster Presentations for Research Night.

Posted January 21st 2019

Do you have a poster showcasing evidence based best practices, innovative programs, facilitation techniques, assessment, treatment interventions, research; and other strategies that advance and develop the practice of the therapeutic recreation profession? Interested in sharing and showcasing your work?

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Dementiability Workshop

Posted January 20th 2019

 DementiAbility Methods:The Montessori Way™ two day workshop. 

Two dates: Two locations!

Pre-Approved for 11 contact hours of education or 1.1 CEUs

In conjunction with DementiAbility, BCTRA is offering two opportunities to attend the two day workshop. The first opportunity is March 14th and 15th at Elim Village in Surrey. The second opportunity is March 18th and 19th at University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George.


Early-bird registration for the Surrey workshop ends March 4th!

Early-bird registration for the Prince George Workshop ends March 8th!


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SAVE THE DATE: 4th Annual Research Night

Posted January 20th 2019

 Pizza, Networking and Knowledge!!!!!

Join us Monday February 25th at the New Westminster Campus of Douglas College in the Aboriginal Gathering Place for the 4th Annual Research Night!


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Webinar: Regulation of Therapeutic Recreation in BC: Past, Present, and Future

Posted January 20th 2019

Curious as to the current State of Regulation in BC? Join us for a webinar on Monday February 11th. To learn more about this CEU approved webinar read on. 

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Congratulations to our January Education Reimbursement Fund Winner

Posted January 20th 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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Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Posted January 14th 2019
There is a conference coming up on March 1, 2019 in Bellingham.
More information can be found at www.PtarmiganWest.com
This course is pre-approved through NCTRC for .7 CEUs (7 hours).
Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar
March 1, 2019 (Friday)
Bellingham,  WA
 LaQuinta Inn & Suites
 This is the required course to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the National  Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.
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Important Website Login Update

Posted January 13th 2019

Hi BCTRA Members,

As some of you already know, we have been experiencing technical issues with the BCTRA website. As of right now, we are happy to inform you that all problems have been resolved.

Due to these technical issues all members will have to reset their password. To do this, click on “Lost Your Password?” and follow the directions. Please be sure to check your junk mail if you do not receive the email for your new password.

Furthermore, our IT consultant reminded us that it is good practice to change your password periodically and to not use the same password for multiple platforms. Please take this opportunity to change your passwords.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact a BCTRA board member or email info@bctra.org

Thank you,

BCTRA Board Members

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January Education Reimbursement Grant

Posted December 10th 2018

Have you attended a course, workshop, conference or written the NCTRC exam in September, October, November or December of 2018? Apply now for the January Education Reimbursement Fund. Application deadline is January 4th.

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