Full Time Recreational Therapist – Utah State Hospital

As a Recreation Therapist at the Utah State Hospital, you will prepare and recommend therapeutic, leisure, and diversionary recreation activities for patients residing at this facility. Principle Duties Performs recreational therapy assessments Implements recreational therapy programs for individual patients Prepares and recommends therapeutic recreation activities Develop new ideas and contribute to USH recreational programs Provide … More Full Time Recreational Therapist – Utah State Hospital

PRN Challenge Course Facilitator – UNI ROPES

University of Utah Health is adding additional Facilitators and Recreational Therapists to our Ropes Challenge Course team at UNI! We’re seeking outgoing individuals with experience in facilitating group activities (e.g. coaching, summer camps, ski instructors, counselors) to join our awesome team. This position is responsible for planning and implementing community-based challenge course groups. Facilitators will also … More PRN Challenge Course Facilitator – UNI ROPES

PRN Recreational Therapist – Strides Pediatric Therapy

Set next to the mountains in Eagle Mountain, Strides Pediatric Therapy is a brand new outpatient pediatric therapy clinic serving children with disabilities. Our facility sits on 10 acres with a clinic, indoor riding arena and equestrian facility all on site. We offer occupational, physical, speech, and recreational therapy and mental health services. With the … More PRN Recreational Therapist – Strides Pediatric Therapy

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

Internships – Utah State Hospital

Internships are highly productive learning experiences for preparing students to enter the job market. Intern positions are available at the State Hospital working on several Units with a variety of patients and age ranges. You will be part of the RT department associating with 20 Recreation Therapists. While working with assigned RT’s you will have … More Internships – Utah State Hospital

Internships – McKay-Dee Behavioral Health Services

The purpose of the therapeutic recreation internship is to provide the student majoring in therapeutic recreation with a practical learning experience in the development and implementation of therapeutic recreation services within McKay-Dee Behavioral Health Services at McKay-Dee Hospital, in Ogden, Utah. The therapeutic recreation internship will help prepare the student (with the required amount of … More Internships – McKay-Dee Behavioral Health Services

Internships – Wyoming State Hospital

Under the supervision and guidance of a seasoned CTRS, students will have the opportunity to engage in all aspects of Recreation Therapy at Wyoming’s only state psychiatric facility. Students become part of the multidisciplinary treatment team, develop programming, complete assessments, gain experience with an electronic patient medical record, facilitate groups and gain valuable experience in … More Internships – Wyoming State Hospital

Internships – Youth Care

Our residential treatment programs include an extensive recreation therapy program designed to help students have successful experiences through physical, cultural and social accomplishments. While at Youth Care in Utah, students learn to use their community as a resource. Students build self-esteem as they try new activities in our programs such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or … More Internships – Youth Care

Internships – Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (Behavioral Health Center)

Goal of Internship: Students will be able to apply skills learned in their university coursework as well as gain exposure to and demonstrate competence in all of the job tasks of a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist as outlined in the NCTRC Job Analysis. Interns will gain knowledge through experience with the therapeutic recreation process. Under supervision … More Internships – Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (Behavioral Health Center)

Rock Climbing as a RT Intervention for Mental Health

Save the date for our first URTA Workshop for 2017, Saturday July 15th from 10:30am-12:30pm. As of 7/5/2017, only 8 spots are available! Act fast!  Register Rock climbing has many benefits in the world of mental health. Clients can experience strong emotions like fear and anxiety and learn to work through them in a safe … More Rock Climbing as a RT Intervention for Mental Health