LLS304 - Leadership and Life Skills

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Subject Title
Leadership and Life Skills

Subject Description
This course will provide guidelines on how to carry out the responsibilities and daily basic tasks of the recreation therapist providing therapeutic recreation leadership. The student will have the opportunity to further develop life skills coaching strategies by exploring goal setting, strategizing for success, listening skills, setting boundaries, giving importance to a balanced life, gaining job readiness, coping with loss, re-entry skills, self-care, responsibility and embracing empowerment, and personal motivation. Positive psychology, human lifespan development and learning theories in conjunction with leadership and life skills strategies will support the development of therapeutic interventions.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Apply therapeutic recreation leadership strategies in the implementation of evidence-based therapeutic interventions.
  2. Evaluate oneself as a life skills coach.
  3. Explore leadership and life skills strategies in conjunction with positive psychology, human lifespan development and learning theories to develop therapeutic interventions.
  4. Identify theoretical approaches and life skills coaching models for managing clients’ needs in various settings.
  5. Analyze positive psychology through a critical lens to situate self as a therapeutic recreation practitioner.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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