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
Hey URTA Members and Friends! You may have received an email earlier this week from our current URTA President, Kami. We are getting ready to kick off another year with a fresh executive committee and would like your thoughts! Linked is the survey that was mentioned at the Annual Utah Recreation Therapy Conference last March. … More Reminder to Share Your Passion!
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
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
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