The course provides an overview of the current practices and procedures
of therapeutic recreation when working with individuals with mental
illness, addiction and social deviancy. The etiology, symptoms and
characteristics of these populations will be examined. You will then explore
the impact that these disorders have on the individual and the role of
therapeutic recreation services in supporting individuals.
45 hours/20 weeks
Additional costs: Text(s) 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.