International TR Month is in full swing! Did you hear how our President Elect, Kami Houck is celebrating? Check out her special message on Instagram or Facebook, then vote here.
Hello! How are you on this fine January day? I bet you are counting down the days until International TR Month starts Stay tuned into ATRA and/or URTA for a schedule of ways to celebrate. Today, January 31st is the deadline for many things happening in Utah Rec Therapy Country. Be sure to register for conference before Early … More Reminders and Are you Ready for TR Month?
In need of a service project for your therapy groups? URTA, in collaboration with the Launfal Foundation, has supplies available for projects that can be done at your facilities and project ideas to complete and bring to this years annual conference! Listed below are projects with the supplies that are available upon request. These links … More Service Projects for Your Groups
Join us on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 9am-1pm for: Mindfulness Throughout the Lifespan: Evidence Based Intervention Designs and Implementation! Presentation Synopsis: Mindfulness techniques have been used and practiced in eastern religion and culture for thousands of years. It is now more recently being used in western medicine as effective treatment for many population groups. … More 2019 Mindfulness Throughout the Lifespan: Evidence Based Intervention Designs and Implementation
The Recreation Therapist is responsible for recreation therapy programming at Wasatch Crest. The Recreation Therapist meets with clients to complete recreation therapy assessment and supports them in their journey toward recovery. The Recreation Therapist strives to build a strong therapeutic alliance through compassion, empathy, and feedback as necessary. The Recreation Therapist is responsible for charting … More Part Time Recreation Therapist – Wasatch Crest Recovery
New year, new goals, new opportunities to grow! There’s a lot going on around here that you just need to hear about. Ready? Let’s go! Awards and Recognition Nominations are still being accepted until January 31st. This is your chance to sing your praises about your fellow RT peers! It’s a fast and easy … More 2019 Conference Reminders!
South Davis Community Hospital in Bountiful, UT is currently accepting applications for a full time Therapeutic Recreation Technician (TRT) who is State licensed. We are seeking a fun loving, outgoing, compassionate, patient-centered individual who is highly motivated and a team player. Must have experience in program development, implementation, documentation and evaluation for a diversified population. … More Full Time TRT – South Davis Community Hospital
Plan and implement activities and interventions with male and female geriatrics long-term residents in an assisted living setting. Manage recreation therapy program: conduct assessments, evaluations, chart resident progress notes and participation in activities and interventions. Develop a variety of therapeutic, educational, and diversionary activities for groups and individuals according to resident need. Facilitate resident participation … More Full Time Activities Director/Recreation Therapist – Summerfield Retirement
RT will perform a variety of treatment services such as: Prepare and implement therapeutic recreation for patients with mental illness, conduct assessments, and evaluations, supervises patients, RT Interns, and works within a clinical team. RT records and documents treatment “NOTES” on patients, tracking progress and or regression. Develops and conducts therapy and Leisure Education for … More Full Time Recreation Therapist – Utah State Hospital
As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, … More PRN Recreational Therapist – University of Utah Hospital, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (5W)
Students, do you have an awesome project you completed for a TR/RT school assignment? Show it off at the 2019 Conference. Posters will be presented on Thursday, March 28th during the afternoon break. The two areas for poster proposals include (a) research posters and (b) practice posters: RESEARCH POSTERS may include one of the … More 2019 Call for Student Posters
Annual Utah Recreation Therapy Conference, March 28-29, 2019: “Level Up” at the Provo Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Provo, Utah. Featuring Matt Pond, Jeremiah Cox and Roberta Gold as keynotes. The business meeting will be held during Thursday’s luncheon; the Thursday night dinner/party will be held from 5:30-8:30pm; and the Awards Ceremony will be … More 2019 Conference Registration
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 athletic opportunities, specialty classes, social engagements, community outings, and a summer day-camp. This … More Internships – City of Lakewood, CO
Develops and coordinates assessment, planning, and implementation of therapeutic recreational and leisure activities for patients. Initial evaluation done within 72 hours of patient admission under the direction of the Recreational Therapist. Provides feedback to the team regarding issues specific to leisure, re-education, including community entry. Utilizes team members and community resources to coordinate the recreation … More Part Time TRT – Garfield Memorial Hospital
The Sandra K. Negley Scholarship is $500 away from reaching endowment status! Once the scholarship is endowed, it can continually provide support to students. If you are considering supporting this great need, please click the button below to make your gift. All gifts will ensure that students pursuing their passion in aiding others through recreational … More Sandra K. Negley Scholarship Endowment Status