Regulation of TR in BC: Past, Present and Future

Posted March 22nd 2019

Resource for TRs working with Children and Youth Mental Health

Posted March 18th 2019

UMIND 1000+ Resources for Child and Youth Mental Health Professionals 

Umind is an international online community dedicated to helping child and  youth mental health professionals, educators and student learners expand their expertise, collaborate and grow in their profession. This is accomplished through Umind’s vast library of resources, practical tools and training.




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Posted March 8th 2019

LATE NOTICE: WEBINAR  Wednesday March 13th, 2019 at 8:00 am PST

Understanding the Impact and Pathways of Intergenerational Trauma and Resiliency on the Mental Health and Wellness of First Nations Peoples in Canada

Hosted by the Knowledge Exchange Network

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Posted March 7th 2019


Webinar: Tuesday March 26th, 2019

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Increasing Professional Quality of Life, Positive Emotions, and Self Care at Work in TR

This session content is CE Pre-Approved by NCTRC for 1 contact hour of education or .1 CEUs


This session will provide an overview of professional quality of life, as well as results from an exploratory study examining professional quality of life in TR. Based on the results of this study, strategies to increase professional quality of life, positive emotions, and self-care will be provided.



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2019-2020 BCTRA Membership!

Posted March 5th 2019

Your BCTRA Membership expires April 1, 2019.

Beginning March 15th and until May 15th you will be able to renew your membership and be in good standing for the April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020 Membership Year.

Renewing is easy; follow these steps:
1. Go to and login with username and password
Please review your profile – have you changed jobs? New email? Click on the ‘Edit Profile’
button in the upper right corner to make necessary profile changes.
3. Under Members-Only Resources, click the link Membership Renewal Payment.
4. Select the appropriate Membership type and make your payment.

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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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