Looking for some service hours? Join us for a service project on Tuesday August 8th, 2017 from 6-8pm! We will be painting to help preserve, maintain and beautify Murray. Paint, equipment and snacks will be provided. All you have to do is show up at the ranger station. Admission is free for all. Help us … More Painting Service Project at Murray Park
Save the date for our first URTA Workshop for 2017, Saturday July 15th from 10:30am-12:30pm. As of 7/5/2017, only 8 spots are available! Act fast! Register Rock climbing has many benefits in the world of mental health. Clients can experience strong emotions like fear and anxiety and learn to work through them in a safe … More Rock Climbing as a RT Intervention for Mental Health
Are you interested in becoming more actively involved in URTA and the future of the recreational therapy profession? The URTA Legislative Committee is looking for additional members to help advance the profession. Student members are welcome and encouraged to join! It is important, you would be able to attend some Executive Committee meetings monthly and … More Serve on an URTA Legislative Sub-Committee!
The following announcement is a courtesy and is not affiliated with URTA: Join the Utah Association of Music Therapists for a day exploring the unique disciplines that make up Expressive Therapies. Together we will work to develop a better understanding and appreciation for other expressive arts therapies and build unity within the expressive therapy community. … More Utah Association of Music Therapists Spring 2017 Conference
The following workshop announcement is a courtesy and is not affiliated with URTA or the Annual Conference: Helping Self-Helpers Date and Time: Saturday, April 1, 2017, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM MDT Location: Copperview Recreation Center; 8446 Harrison Street; Midvale, UT 84047 There are lots of interesting books out there that can be valuable to someone … More Helping Self-Helpers Workshop
Happy March! We hope you enjoyed International Therapeutic Recreation Month! Still need to register for Conference? The Regular Registration Deadline has been extended to Thursday, March 9th at 11:30pm. Act now before prices raise! Register
Dear URTA Members and Friends, Happy International Therapeutic Recreation Month! February is the month to recognize and appreciate the difference recreation therapy makes in the lives of others. How will you celebrate? How about using #rectherapymonth or #rtmonth when taking a picture with Instagram, tweeting on Twitter or posting on other social media like Facebook? Simply use #rectherapymonth, #rtmonth … More International Therapeutic Recreation Month 2017
Happy Therapeutic Recreation Month! The Recreational Therapy Foundation currently has one research grant reward available for 2017. The Foundation supports evidence-based practice research, the use of innovative technology, high quality professional practice and exceptional professional education. Each year we award a grant to a CTRS looking to further the evidence-base in our field. Research topics have … More RT Foundation Research Grant 2017
Dear URTA Members and Friends, Thank you for your high response to the Early Bird Deadline! 79% of last year’s 319 attendance are already registered, and we are looking forward to seeing everyone on March 30-31st. Haven’t registered yet? Register here. There have been several inquiries about contact hours/CEUs offered this year. At Conference, there … More Conference 2017 Hours/CEUs
Hello URTA Members and Friends, Just a friendly reminder that Early Bird registration, Student Volunteer registration, and Award Nominations end tomorrow night, January 31st, at 11:30pm. Register here. Nominate someone here.
Hello Members, After you registered for conference, you should have received an invite to create a Slack account at utahrectherapy.slack.com. Slack is a private collaboration website and app we are piloting as a replacement for URTA Networking on Facebook and LinkedIn. The reason we are implementing Slack is to provide a private, secure space for … More URTA Slack
Dear URTA Members and Friends, We hope your new year is getting off to a good start and that you’re making the best of this weather we’ve been receiving in Utah! As a reminder, the first deadline for Conference is approaching quickly, and it’s a big one! Please complete the following by 1/31/2017: Register for … More Conference 2017 First Deadline Approaching
Don’t forget to submit your nominations for awards and recognition at conference by 1/31/2017. This is your chance to celebrate the champions of our profession! Is the form not displaying correctly? Click here for a standalone version. Or visit utahrectherapy.org/nominations
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. Please provide compelling reasons for each person you nominate. Also include valid contact information. Please submit all nominations by … More Award and Recognition Nominations 2017
Annual URTA Conference, March 30-31, 2017: Taking Charge of Change at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah. Featuring keynotes from Joel Weintraub – “Humor for the Health of it”, and Chad Hymas. Click the link below for the most up-to-date information about conference. Register *Group registration is available, but it is important that each … More Conference Registration 2017