TRC502 - Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions II

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Subject Title
Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions II

Subject Description
The goal of this specialized course is to prepare students with the required knowledge base and skill sets to work with different populations in the field of Therapeutic Recreation in the area of assessments and therapeutic interventions. This course will focus on improving the student?s understanding of standardized assessments and the utilization of these assessments in practice including conducting, interpreting and analyzing results. Utilizing the results from the assessment process, students will then learn how to apply this information to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate therapeutic interventions and outcomes in the area of physical, cognitive, emotional, and social programs.

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

  1. Apply standardized assessments focused on measuring functional skills, attitudes, and participation patterns to a population in a therapeutic recreation setting.
  2. Analyze physical, cognitive, emotional, and social recreation programs to assess their effectiveness in addressing all domains of wellness.
  3. Demonstrate leadership and organizational skills to facilitate therapeutic recreation intervention activities.
  4. Apply adaptation techniques to meet participants’ holistic needs.
  5. Discuss the ways interdisciplinary collaboration and co­facilitation with related professionals enhance therapeutic recreation practice.
  6. Describe therapeutic recreation program benefits to identify outcomes for different participant groups.
  7. Apply evidence-based practice to develop therapeutic recreation programs.

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