Hello URTA Members and Friends, March 28th is almost here! We are looking forward to seeing you at what has been termed as the ‘rec therapy family reunion’ here in Utah. If you haven’t registered, now is the time! The Regular Deadline is today, March 15th, 2019 at 11:30pm. After tomorrow, prices increase and conference … More 2019 Regular Registration Deadline
International TR Month is in full swing! Did you hear how our President Elect, Kami Houck is celebrating? Check out her special message on Instagram or Facebook, then vote here.
Hello! How are you on this fine January day? I bet you are counting down the days until International TR Month starts Stay tuned into ATRA and/or URTA for a schedule of ways to celebrate. Today, January 31st is the deadline for many things happening in Utah Rec Therapy Country. Be sure to register for conference before Early … More Reminders and Are you Ready for TR Month?
In need of a service project for your therapy groups? URTA, in collaboration with the Launfal Foundation, has supplies available for projects that can be done at your facilities and project ideas to complete and bring to this years annual conference! Listed below are projects with the supplies that are available upon request. These links … More Service Projects for Your Groups
Join us on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 9am-1pm for: Mindfulness Throughout the Lifespan: Evidence Based Intervention Designs and Implementation! Presentation Synopsis: Mindfulness techniques have been used and practiced in eastern religion and culture for thousands of years. It is now more recently being used in western medicine as effective treatment for many population groups. … More 2019 Mindfulness Throughout the Lifespan: Evidence Based Intervention Designs and Implementation
New year, new goals, new opportunities to grow! There’s a lot going on around here that you just need to hear about. Ready? Let’s go! Awards and Recognition Nominations are still being accepted until January 31st. This is your chance to sing your praises about your fellow RT peers! It’s a fast and easy … More 2019 Conference Reminders!
Students, do you have an awesome project you completed for a TR/RT school assignment? Show it off at the 2019 Conference. Posters will be presented on Thursday, March 28th during the afternoon break. The two areas for poster proposals include (a) research posters and (b) practice posters: RESEARCH POSTERS may include one of the … More 2019 Call for Student Posters
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