Program Learning Outcomes

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Synthesize knowledge from therapeutic recreation and related health disciplines to
    enhance the health and well-being of clients.
  • Use a variety of therapeutic recreation assessments and tools to assess clients’ needs
    from within culturally sensitive and ecological frameworks.
  • Develop a set of therapeutic recreation goals in alignment with evidence-based best
    practices, client strengths, and needs.
  • Design an outcome-oriented, client-centred, and evidence-based therapeutic recreation
    intervention plan that utilizes community resources, supports client goals, and mitigates
    risk.
  • Create a therapeutic recreation program protocol that could be used to implement
    intervention strategies to promote quality of life and wellness.
  • Evaluate therapeutic recreation interventions and client outcomes to support
    modification of program plans.
  • Analyze client data using therapeutic recreation standards of practice to document client
    information and inform interdisciplinary team decision-making.
  • Practice therapeutic recreation in a safe and ethical manner by adhering to legislative,
    professional, and institutional codes of conduct and standards of practice.
  • Disseminate therapeutic recreation information for advocacy, promotion and inclusive-
    community building to a variety of audiences, using verbal, written and digital
    communication strategies.
  •  Create a therapeutic recreation portfolio to advance professional development.
  • Engage in regular self-reflective practice to promote ongoing relationship-building with
    self, clients, teams, and the community.