Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy


College or University Program

These programs prepare students to plan, organize, and direct recreational activities designed to promote health and well-being for patients who are physically, mentally, or emotionally disabled. They include courses in the foundations of therapeutic recreation, leisure education and counselling, program planning, therapeutic recreational modalities, basic anatomy and physiology, psychology, medical terminology, human growth and development, patient observation and evaluation, special needs populations, and professional standards and ethics.

Institutions providing this program

  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • Various, NS
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  • Therapeutic Recreation - Diploma

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