Rec Therapy Certification Workshop and Internship Fair 2016

A great networking opportunity for students looking for recreation therapy internship placements. This year’s internship fair will be held in conjunction with the NCTRC Board Meeting. Professionals will have the opportunity to earn a 0.15 CEU/1.5 contact hours for $15. Facilities interested in setting up a free booth please indicate that on your order form as you register. Please pre-register so we can get an idea of how much food to provide. Happening on October 28th, 2016.

Internship Fair Registration

Tentative Schedule of Events

9am: Booth set-up

10-11:30am: Professional Session on Re-certification and Speciality Certification, presented by NCTRC. Details are provided below.

11:30-12pm: Lunch

12-1pm: Networking

1-1:45pm: Student Session, a guided Q&A discussion with NCTRC.

2:00pm: Wrap-up

The NCTRC Recertification and Specialty Certification Programs session provides an in depth coverage of recertification standards and requirements. Continuing education and professional experience will be described in detail. This session will also introduce the NCTRC Specialty Certification Program that was developed to formally recognize CTRS’s who have acquired advanced knowledge and experience in specific practice settings.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the NCTRC CTRS recertification standards including the two components, interpretive guidelines and necessary hours required for recertification.
  • Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to comprehend and describe the purpose of the Specialty Certification Program, including the entry qualifications and application process.
  • Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to comprehend and describe the recertification requirements of the Specialty Certification program as related to the existing NCTRC Recertification Program.

Susan Kaufer has been employed with NCTRC as a Credentialing Specialist with NCTRC since 1997. Susan earned her Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from SUNY Brockport. She attends and speaks at professional Therapeutic Recreation national and regional conferences and provides webinars regarding NCTRC Certification, Recertification and Specialty Certification several times each year, with positive evaluations and feedback.

Anne Richard, MS, LRT/CTRS is the Executive Director of the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). Over the course of her 26+ year career she has served in a variety of capacities in the field of therapeutic recreation including therapist, supervisor, consultant, and educator.

Internship Fair Registration

The Utah Recreation Therapeutic Association (URTA) will comply with the American Disabilities Act (ADA). We invite any participant with special needs to contact us at utahrectherapy(at)gmail(dot)com upon registration for special accommodations.

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