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
URTA Members and Friends, Are you getting up early to see the Super Blue Blood Moon?! In all of the excitement of the moon-gazing, star-gazing, lack-of-sleep-gazing, don’t forget about other exciting things going on in URTA Country! Early Bird Registration ends at 11:30pm, tomorrow Wednesday January 31st, 2018! Register early for discounts! Register for Conference. Tomorrow … More Nominations and Early Bird Deadline 2018
Happy New Year URTA Members and Friends! Can you believe conference is just a few months away? The much anticipated schedule is now available for preview here! It may also be accessed under the Conference tab on the front page of the website. Hotel rooms will be available at the Holiday Express Inn at 10680 Auto … More Conference Schedule and Hotel 2018
Super Early Bird Registration ends on Friday December 1st. Register now for the biggest discounts! Register for Conference. Know of any organizations willing to donate to Conference? There are plenty of options for sponsorship, visibility for donors, and silent auction donations. Learn more and submit an application at this link, Submit Donation Application. Annual URTA Conference, March … More Super Early Bird Registration 2018 Deadline
Hello URTA Members and Friends, Conference is fast approaching, and we several opportunities for you to get involved! Wednesday, November 15th is the second deadline for Call for Presenters 2018. Learn more and submit yours by clicking this link, Submit Call for Presenters. Know of any organizations willing to donate to Conference? There are plenty of … More Call For Presenters 2018 2nd Deadline Approaching
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 Nominations 2018
Annual URTA Conference, March 29-30, 2018: Outside the Box at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy, Utah. Featuring Dr. Colleen Cooke (CTRS, NCTRC Board of Directors) as keynote. Group registration is available but it is important that each person is registered with their own email in order to facilitate conference and other URTA communications. … More Utah Recreation Therapy Annual Conference 2018: Outside the Box
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 UofU RT program is committed to supporting, recreational therapists and … More Best Practice Internship Workshop 2017
Hello URTA Members and Friends, It’s that time of year again! Conference is around the corner, and we several opportunities for you to get involved! Sunday, October 15th is the first deadline for Call for Presenters 2018. Learn more and submit yours by clicking this link, Submit Call for Presenters. Know of any organizations willing to … More Call For Presenters 2018 1st Deadline Approaching
Join us in raising funds for the Annual URTA Conference 2018 by indulging in some delicious Swig soda & cookies on Sept 15th and 29th, 2017! Spread the word and invite all soda and cookie lovers to support recreation therapy by visiting Swig locations in Bountiful, Murray and Lehi. Just mention this post and 15% … More Swig Fundraiser
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 29-30th, 2018. It will be a two-day event for recreational therapists and other professionals to earn CEUs and network. URTA … More Donation Opportunities 2018
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 29-30, 2018 Venue: South Towne Expo Center Theme: Outside the … More Call For Presenters 2018