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 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
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
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
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
Donate Greetings! We first wrote to you last year to share the great need for Recreational Therapists. I am writing to update you on the Sandra K. Negley Scholarship. We have now raised $20,000 towards this scholarship, which means we are $5,000 away from reaching our goal to endow this scholarship. Once the scholarship is … More Sandra K. Negley Scholarship
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
Join us on Friday, September 21st, 2018 from 11am-2pm, at our annual networking opportunity about recreation therapy internship placements. Professionals will have the opportunity to attend an information session: Resume’s in Recreation Therapy- Are we really that different? Presented by Dr. Ramon Zabriskie, MTRS, CTRS. 0.1 CEU/1 contact hour will be awarded upon completion. This … More 2018 Internship Fair Registration
The following CEU Workshop information is being provided as something URTA Members may be interested in, and is not sponsored by URTA. Resilient RT’s by Jethco Recreation SYNOPSIS: Jeremiah Cox is providing his yearly CEU workshop for Recreation Therapy Specialists. It has been pre-approved by ATRA & NCTRC and will offer 0.5 CEU’s (5 … More Resilient RT’s
Register Today, Friday June 15th, is the deadline to sign up for this event! Come join us on June 18th from 9am-5pm for a fun day out on the lake! We will be partnering with Epic Recreation for a workshop in which we will discuss processing techniques, risk management, and additional therapeutic techniques for water-based … More Registration Deadline for Day on the Lake!
Register Come join us on June 18th from 9am-5pm for a fun day out on the lake! We will be partnering with Epic Recreation for a workshop in which we will discuss processing techniques, risk management, and additional therapeutic techniques for water-based interventions. We will have access to kayaks, paddleboards, wave runners and boating and … More 2018 Day on the Lake Workshop
We’re kicking off the 2018-2019 URTA year with our annual retreat! Meet at Copperview Recreation Center on Friday May 11th, 2018 from 9-11am. Eat food, make new friends, join a committee and help move recreation therapy forward. A G Suite training and on-boarding for executive committee members will also be provided. There will be a waffle bar. … More 2018 URTA Retreat
URTA Members and Friends, In addition to enjoying Pie/3.14 Day, please register for conference. After Pie Day is over, conference meals and materials cannot be guaranteed if you register “at-the-door”. Register for Conference. The Conference Packet is now available for preview here! It may also be accessed under the Conference tab on the front page of the … More Regular Registration Deadline 2018 and Way More!
URTA members – we have two urgent legislative matters that need your attention! 1.) On 2/15/2018 The US House of Representatives voted on HR 620, the “ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017”. The bill is now in the US Senate. There is significant concern among disability groups about this bill because it shifts the … More Urgent Legislative Matters!
URTA Members and Friends, Have you been taking advantage of winter finally arriving? If you’re not into freezing, how about you take a moment and catch up on URTA happenings?! Students, do you have a cool RT poster you created for a project at school? Show it off at Conference on March 29th! We are … More Call for Student Posters 2018