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Therapeutic Recreation

We're transitioning to a new registration system. If you're looking for a course that starts after July 1, 2017 visit saskpolytech.ca/part-time-studies.

Therapeutic Recreation is a diploma program that prepares you to meet the physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs of individuals with a diverse range of impairments. Graduates work with other health care professionals as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team. Therapeutic recreation (TR) uses recreation and leisure as a modality to facilitate independent functioning and enhance quality of life. The program includes three separate practicum experiences that allow you to apply your developing knowledge, skills and abilities in a variety of settings. You will learn how to:

  • apply the TR process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation
  • document client progress
  • use a variety of facilitation techniques to meet individual client goals
  • practice therapeutic recreation based on acknowledged professional standards
  • modify and adapt activities for individuals with a variety of impairments and barriers
  • participate as a member of a health care team

This program is available in full through distance and/or continuing education. The program is available full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Saskatoon. For complete program information, check the program page.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.


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