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Our Vision

The URTA is dedicated to professional excellence by working collectively to improve and promote standards of practice, ethical conduct and efficacy in Therapeutic Recreation. By embracing this vision, the services received by all consumers of Therapeutic Recreation will be enhanced.

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Our Mission

The URTA is established for the development of the profession of Recreation Therapy, to promote standards of practice and strengthen members through: education, advocacy, research, networking, community partnership, involvement in local, state and national issues and the enhancement of personal growth and development.

Goblin Valley CEU Event

Explore the spectacular scenery and ancient hoodoos in Goblin Valley State Park with URTA. You will be led through an experiential journey that teaches the process of change and progression. You will learn how to use Utah’s wilderness and National/State Parks in your Recreation Therapy Program. Join us for the night, or for a single day (CEU’s offered May 17, 2014). Click Here to register - we can only accept the first 20 applicants - hurry!