Full Time Recreational Therapist – UNI

The University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) and University of Utah Health are seeking a full-time Recreational Therapist to practice in our new Young Adult Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment (YA CAT) Program at the UNI Murray location! This position is responsible for developing treatment plans, implementing and evaluating recreation therapy interventions and ensuring safe and appropriate therapeutic … More Full Time Recreational Therapist – UNI

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 – Wasatch Crest Recovery

The Recreational Therapy Intern is responsible for assisting in all aspects of Recreational Therapy programming and administration. The intern will be supervised at all times by a licensed and Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and will perform a variety of job tasks required by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. Recreational Therapy Interns strive to … More Internships – Wasatch Crest Recovery

Part Time Recreation Therapist – Matt’s Place

Matt’s Place is looking for a part time recreation therapist to coordinate and facilitate after-school programs including an intensive outpatient program and skills groups focusing on increasing social and emotional functioning. Approximately 20 hrs/week (2:00 – 6:00 pm M-F). Matt’s Place treats clients ranging in age from 6 – 18 years old with various developmental … More Part Time Recreation Therapist – Matt’s Place

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