2020 Conference Schedule

Dear URTA Members and Friends, The much anticipated schedule for the 2020 annual Utah Recreation Therapy Conference is now available for your reference. This is a working schedule and may be updated at anytime without notice. View it at utahrectherapy.org/conference. Still need to register for conference? There is still time before the regular deadline ends … More 2020 Conference Schedule

2020 Expanding the View Workshop

Expanding the View Workshop Saturday, January 25th, 2020 from 12:30-4:30pm. LOCATION UPDATE!: Heritage Manor – 129 W 4th S, Rexburg, ID 83440 Presented by Sharlene Evans TRS, CTRS. 0.3 CEUs/3 contact hours will be awarded upon completion of the workshop.   Rates Member Admission: $10, membership verification is required. Nonmember Admission: $15.   Presentation Synopsis … More 2020 Expanding the View Workshop

University of Utah MS in Recreational Therapy

The following program is being provided by the University of Utah. This is a courtesy message from the Utah Recreation Therapy Association. The University of Utah is excited to announce the new MS in Recreational Therapy program that will enroll its first class in Fall 2020. This innovative, individualized, and progressive educational experience is a … More University of Utah MS in Recreational Therapy

2020 Conference Sponsorship

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 2nd-3rd, 2020. It will be a two-day event for recreational therapists and other professionals to earn CEUs and network. URTA … More 2020 Conference Sponsorship

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