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

BYU Therapeutic Recreation and Management Banquet

The following event is being provided by Brigham Young University and is not officially sponsored by the Utah Recreation Therapy Association. This is a courtesy post. BYU Alum and current-students, We are excited to invite you to join the celebration of Therapeutic Recreation at Brigham Young University! This is the last year TR will be … More BYU Therapeutic Recreation and Management Banquet

Equine Therapy: An Introductory Approach

The following event is being provided the Heritage Community and is not officially sponsored by the Utah Recreation Therapy Association. This is a courtesy post.   Friday, October 25th, 8:30am-4:30pm, Lunch will be provided    Come learn about equine facilitated psychotherapy, and a variety of approaches within the field. Equine therapy is a fast growing industry, and … More Equine Therapy: An Introductory Approach

2019 Best Practice Internship Workshop

Details Date: Friday, November 8th, 2018 Registration Check-in: 8:00-8:30am Workshop: 8:30am-4:30pm Place: University of Utah Marriott Library (295 South 1500 East, SLC, UT), Rm. 1735 Faculty: Sandra Negley M.S. MTRS, CTRS, FDRT & Steven Bell Ph.D., TRS, CTRS. Synopsis For RT professionals and organizations, the University of Utah, Recreational Therapy Program has established a “Best … More 2019 Best Practice Internship Workshop

2019 Utah Recreation Therapy Internship Fair Registration

Student / General Registration is now open for the 2019 Utah Recreation Therapy Internship Fair. Join us at Copperview Recreation Center on Friday, September 20th, 2019 for our annual networking opportunity. Students will have the opportunity to learn about several internship placements within the state of Utah. Professionals will have the opportunity to showcase their … More 2019 Utah Recreation Therapy Internship Fair Registration

2020 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 and handouts early enough so we can plan an effective conference. Deadlines: October 31st, 2019 for up to $100 off registration … More 2020 Call for Presenters

2019 Creative Expression in the Outdoors Workshop

Join us on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 from 9am-12pm for our latest experiential workshop at Big Springs Park, Provo, UT – Creative Expression in the Outdoors: Evidence Based Intervention Designs and Implementation   0.2 CEUs/2 contact hours available!   Research has shown that incorporating creative arts into the day-to-day lives of our various populations has … More 2019 Creative Expression in the Outdoors Workshop

2019 Utah Recreation Therapy Internship Fair Call for Facilities

We are conducting a dedicated Call for Facilities for our annual Internship Fair! Join us at Copperview Recreation Center on Friday, September 20th, 2019 from 11am-2pm for our annual networking opportunity about recreation therapy internship placements. Professionals will have the opportunity to attend a session on processing by Will Lindsay TRS, CTRS. 0.1 CEU/1 contact … More 2019 Utah Recreation Therapy Internship Fair Call for Facilities

Utah Jazz Resource

Hello URTA Members and Friends, please see the following letter from our new Utah Jazz Resource. The Executive Committee is excited to be able to plan some future RT Nights, where members will be able to bring clients, families, friends, etc. Stay tuned! “My name is Caleb Welch and I specialize in helping individuals, groups, … More Utah Jazz Resource

2019 Level 1 Challenge Course Facilitator Training

The following Certification Opportunity is being provided by the UNI ROPES Challenge Course and is not officially sponsored by the Utah Recreation Therapy Association. There are a few spots remaining in UNI ROPES’ upcoming Challenge Course Facilitator Training Week. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn a transferable certification as a Level 1 Challenge Course … More 2019 Level 1 Challenge Course Facilitator Training

Virtual Reality in Recreational Therapy CEU Opportunity

The following CEU Opportunity is being provided by the University of Utah and is not officially sponsored by the Utah Recreation Therapy Association. Virtual Reality (VR) is an emerging technology that is quickly making its way into health care programs. Commercial VR systems like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift have made owning a personal … More Virtual Reality in Recreational Therapy CEU Opportunity