PRN Recreational Therapist – University of Utah Hospital, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (5W)

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)

Internships – City of Lakewood, CO

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

Part Time TRT – Garfield Memorial Hospital

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

Sandra K. Negley Scholarship Endowment Status

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

2019 Nominations for Recognition

Know someone who is awesome and is passionate about recreation therapy? Nominate them for an award at the annual URTA Conference! Each year URTA members are recognized for their hard work and dedication to the profession in the following categories: Outstanding Member, Distinguished Service, Outstanding Program, Community Service. Nominations are also submitted for someone to … More 2019 Nominations for Recognition

2019 Donation Application

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 28-29th, 2019. It will be a two-day event for recreational therapists and other professionals to earn CEUs and network. URTA … More 2019 Donation Application

Part Time Activity Support – Camp Kostopulos

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 – Camp Kostopulos

PRN Recreation Therapist – Acqua Recovery

Performs assessments on clients and develops therapeutic and normalized recreational activities plans, including protocols of groups and activities. Implements the client-specific therapeutic recreation programs and analyzes effectiveness of programs. Collects and compiles data; and prepares, updates, and maintains various records, including daily documentation, schedules, budget/expenditures, etc. Prepares various reports and assessments as needed. Helps gather … More PRN Recreation Therapist – Acqua Recovery

Internships – Utah State Hospital

Internships are highly productive learning experiences for preparing students to enter the job market. Intern positions are available at the State Hospital working on several Units with a variety of patients and age ranges. You will be part of the RT department associating with 20 Recreation Therapists. While working with assigned RT’s you will have … More Internships – Utah State Hospital

2019 Call for Presenters

It’s that time of year again! Conference is around the corner, and we are looking for presenters to help facilitate an educational and uplifting experience focused around therapeutic recreation/recreation therapy. Please submit your presentations early enough so we can plan an effective conference. Dates: March 28-29, 2019 Venue: Provo Marriott Theme: Level Up Deadlines: October … More 2019 Call for Presenters

2018 Best Practice Internship Workshop

For RT professionals and organizations, the University of Utah, Recreational Therapy Program has established a “Best Practice” Internship Program. The State of Utah Recreational Therapy Practice Act and the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification’s (NCTRC) National Job Analysis clearly outlines the requirements for “best practice.” The U of U-RT program is committed to supporting, … More 2018 Best Practice Internship Workshop