Comments about Bachelor of Arts with Specialization in Theraputic Recreation - At the institution - Montreal - Québec
The evolving profession of therapeutic recreation can be described as a service that helps address the leisure needs of individuals with physical, social, intellectual, or emotional disabilities. The ultimate goal is to help them attain healthy and independent leisure functioning. In general, the therapeutic recreation specialist is part of an interdisciplinary team which is responsible for addressing all aspects of the individual’s functioning; the approach is holistic, rather than segmented.
Bachelor of Arts with Specialization in Theraputic Recreation
Specialization in Therapeutic Recreation — 60 credits
* 54 required credits in Applied Human Sciences: Life Span Growth and Development for Practitioners; Interpersonal Communication and Relationships; Recreation and Leisure in Contemporary Society; Program Planning, Design and Evaluation; Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation; Leisure Education; Leisure Services Leadership; Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods for Practitioners; Therapeutic Recreation and Physical Disabilities and Cognitive Disabilities and Illness; Administration of Leisure Services; Seminar in Therapeutic Recreation; Leisure Assessment and Counselling; and Therapeutic Recreation Internship
* 6 required credits in History and Philosophy
* 30 elective credits in any department