Your studies will help you develop an understanding of the diversity of the
field of therapeutic recreation. You will focus on understanding the agency,
the needs of the client population and the role of therapeutic recreation in
supporting diverse individuals. The specific skills needed to work in the
field will also be examined. The course will prepare you for later
practicums and course work and help you confirm your career choice.
45 hours/20 weeks
Additional costs: Text(s) with DVD and required print materials
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.