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Recreation Therapist Assistant Ontario College Certificate

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  • Objectives
    Recreation Therapist Assistants help plan and deliver activities and programs to people with illnesses or disabilities. Canadore’s eight-month certificate program will prepare you for entry level practice as a Therapeutic Recreation Assistant in clinical and community-based settings. Program graduates work under the guidance and supervision of a therapeutic recreation professional. Canadore’s Recreation Therapist Assistant program offers students: * Basic skills and knowledge necessary to obtain employment in therapeutic recreation. * A starting point to pursue studies toward a diploma/degree in therapeutic or other recreation related careers.
  • Practical experience
    Students complete over 200 hours of practical experience and participate in a variety of specialized workshops, training sessions, and field trips.
  • Academic Title
    Recreation Therapist Assistant Ontario College Certificate
  • Course description
     Semester One
    •  CMM 125 College Communications
    •  PSY 100 Foundations in Psychology
    •  REC 105 Leadership & Program Planning
    •  REC 108 Intro Recreation/Leisure Serv.
    •  REC 117 Intro. to Recreation Therapy
    •  REC 218 Marketing Recreation & Leisure
     
    Semester Two
    •  REC 128 Sports and Special Events
    •  REC 130 Legislation & Risk Management
    •  REC 137 Program Design & Supervision
    •  REC 230 Financial Management
    •  REC 253 Practicum-Rec Therapist Ass't
    •  SOC 100 Foundations of Sociology

    Note: Some agencies may require a police check for program practicum. Student may also be required to provide a record of immunization and a tuberculosis test.

    All associated costs are the responsibility of the student.

    The program curriculum is designed to offer students the opportunity to obtain a Recreation Therapist Assistant Certificate and a related recreation diploma within two years. Recreation Therapist Assistant graduates are eligible to transfer directly into Year II of any of these diploma programs:

        *Recreation Therapy
        *Recreation & Leisure Services
        *Sport Conditioning



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