TRG-1150 Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation - 3.00 credits

A foundational overview of the history, philosophy, concepts and issues in the field of therapeutic recreation. Emphasis on the helping nature of the recreation therapist role and the importance of self-awareness within the profession. The importance of leisure activities and the common barriers to recreation participation are discussed. Introductory information and discussion on a wide range of disabilities, medical conditions, and options for service delivery. Conceptual models of therapeutic service are explored. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (4.0). Equivalent to: TRG-150.