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This is a listserv for people who are Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists (CTRS) or who are affiliated with Therapeutic Recreation(TR) programs. It is a place to share ideas, support each other and announce important events. This list is only for TR professionals and should not be used to discuss individual clients.

Therapeutic recreation is the provision of treatment services and the provision of recreation services to persons with illnesses or disabling conditions. The primary purposes of treatment services which are often referred to as recreational therapy, are to restore, remediate or rehabilitate in order to improve functioning and independence as well as reduce or eliminate the effects of illness or disability. The primary purposes of recreational services are to provide recreation resources and opportunities in order to improve health and well being. Therapeutic recreation is provided by professionals who are trained and certified, registered and/or licensed to provide therapeutic recreation.

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  • 171
  • Professional
  • Aug 10, 1999
  • English

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