2020 Conference Schedule

Dear URTA Members and Friends, The much anticipated schedule for the 2020 annual Utah Recreation Therapy Conference is now available for your reference. This is a working schedule and may be updated at anytime without notice. View it at utahrectherapy.org/conference. Still need to register for conference? There is still time before the regular deadline ends … More 2020 Conference Schedule

Internships – Utah State Hospital

Interns are matched with a licensed and NCTRC certified Supervisor. They will receive orientation and training throughout their internship. A stipend of $840.00 will be paid at the conclusion of a successful internship. Interns will be mentored by their supervisor and other RT professionals adhering to the NCTRC guidelines and job analysis. Interns are included … More Internships – Utah State Hospital

2020 Expanding the View Workshop

Expanding the View Workshop Saturday, January 25th, 2020 from 12:30-4:30pm. LOCATION UPDATE!: Heritage Manor – 129 W 4th S, Rexburg, ID 83440 Presented by Sharlene Evans TRS, CTRS. 0.3 CEUs/3 contact hours will be awarded upon completion of the workshop.   Rates Member Admission: $10, membership verification is required. Nonmember Admission: $15.   Presentation Synopsis … More 2020 Expanding the View Workshop

Full Time Recreation Therapist – Utah State Hospital

Recreation Therapist will work closely with the clinical team in providing evidenced based treatment to their patients who are experiencing mental illness. Each unit has 2 RT’s, they are part of a larger RT department of 23. This provides opportunity to share ideas, co-facilitate with another RT and members of the clinical treatment team. This … More Full Time Recreation Therapist – Utah State Hospital

University of Utah MS in Recreational Therapy

The following program is being provided by the University of Utah. This is a courtesy message from the Utah Recreation Therapy Association. The University of Utah is excited to announce the new MS in Recreational Therapy program that will enroll its first class in Fall 2020. This innovative, individualized, and progressive educational experience is a … More University of Utah MS in Recreational Therapy

Internships – Kostopulos Dream Foundation

Kostopulos Dream Foundation, also known as Camp Kostopulos, offers year round internships! Here are the following Intern Responsibilities: 1. Act as an integral member of the summer camp program team. Assist with paperwork such as camper histories. 2. Provide supervision, instruction, and ongoing assistance to program staff, campers, and volunteers during programs. Facilitate and lead … More Internships – Kostopulos Dream Foundation

Part Time Activity Support – Kostopulos Dream Foundation

The Activity Support is responsible for instructing, supervising, and providing physical assistance to all participants in our programs. A primary function of this and every other job at the Kostopulos Dream Foundation is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor receives the highest caliber of service. In addition, the Activity Support is tasked with … More Part Time Activity Support – Kostopulos Dream Foundation

2020 Conference Sponsorship

The Utah Recreation Therapy Association (URTA) and Therapeutic Recreation Foundation (TRF), are non-profit organizations with the missions of promoting the professional development of recreation therapy in the State of Utah. The annual conference is March 2nd-3rd, 2020. It will be a two-day event for recreational therapists and other professionals to earn CEUs and network. URTA … More 2020 Conference Sponsorship

Full Time Recreation Therapist/Activities Director – Summerfield Retirement

Summerfield Retirement in Orem, UT is looking for a full-time recreation therapist/activities director. Recreation therapist will plan and implement recreation therapy interventions and activities in a geriatrics assisted living setting. Residents are female and male ages 65-99. Residents have a variety of healthcare concerns including physical limitations, poor balance, Parkinsons, dementia, Alzheimer’s, depression, anxiety, poor … More Full Time Recreation Therapist/Activities Director – Summerfield Retirement

Full Time Camp and Community Program Supervisor – National Ability Center

The Camps and Community Program Supervisor is responsible for developing, planning, coordinating and implementing programming for camps, community and group programs. A primary function of this and every other job at the National Ability Center is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor of National Ability Center receives the highest caliber of service. Major … More Full Time Camp and Community Program Supervisor – National Ability Center

2020 Nominations for Recognition

URTA Members, Know someone who is awesome and is passionate about recreation therapy? Nominate them for recognition and an award at the annual Utah Recreation Therapy Conference! Each year URTA Members and Friends are recognized for their hard work and dedication to the profession in the following categories: Outstanding Member, Distinguished Service, Outstanding Program, Community … More 2020 Nominations for Recognition

Internships – City of Lakewood

Please be aware this internship is located in Lakewood, Colorado and not Utah. The City of Lakewood’s Therapeutic Recreation Department offers an internship experience focused on community-based Therapeutic Recreation services. The intern will assist in providing goal-oriented leisure programs for individuals with disabilities ranging in age from 6 through adult, including but not limited to … More Internships – City of Lakewood