TRC201 - Assessment and Program Planning for TR

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Subject Title
Assessment and Program Planning for TR

Subject Description
This course introduces the student to the therapeutic recreation (TR) process. The student will learn to develop, conduct, and analyze TR assessments from the initial stage. From there, students will learn the concepts of program design including goal and objective setting, selection of appropriate intervention methods, the intervention process, and accountability in TR practice through evaluation and documentation.

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

  1. Describe the therapeutic recreation process used to guide therapeutic recreation program planning.
  2. Apply the components of different therapeutic recreation-specific models to therapeutic recreation case studies.
  3. Apply therapeutic recreation assessment tools and techniques to identify specific client goals and objectives.
  4. Utilize a strengths-based approach and evidence-based practice to suggest therapeutic recreation interventions.
  5. Create a therapeutic recreation plan based on assessed client needs within the scope of therapeutic recreation practice.
  6. Evaluate program plans for accountability to pursue client outcomes.
  7. Document all phases of the therapeutic recreation process according to the standards of practice in the field.

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