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

Reminders and Are you Ready for TR Month?

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?

2019 Mindfulness Throughout the Lifespan: Evidence Based Intervention Designs and Implementation

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

Sandra K. Negley Scholarship Endowment Status

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

2019 Nominations for Recognition

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