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
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
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 28-29, 2019 Venue: Provo Marriott Theme: Level Up Deadlines: October … More 2019 Call for Presenters
Donate Greetings! We first wrote to you last year to share the great need for Recreational Therapists. I am writing to update you on the Sandra K. Negley Scholarship. We have now raised $20,000 towards this scholarship, which means we are $5,000 away from reaching our goal to endow this scholarship. Once the scholarship is … More Sandra K. Negley Scholarship
Join us on Friday, September 21st, 2018 from 11am-2pm, at our annual networking opportunity about recreation therapy internship placements. Professionals will have the opportunity to attend an information session: Resume’s in Recreation Therapy- Are we really that different? Presented by Dr. Ramon Zabriskie, MTRS, CTRS. 0.1 CEU/1 contact hour will be awarded upon completion. This … More 2018 Internship Fair Registration
The following CEU Workshop information is being provided as something URTA Members may be interested in, and is not sponsored by URTA. Resilient RT’s by Jethco Recreation SYNOPSIS: Jeremiah Cox is providing his yearly CEU workshop for Recreation Therapy Specialists. It has been pre-approved by ATRA & NCTRC and will offer 0.5 CEU’s (5 … More Resilient RT’s
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