TRTG 112 – Therapeutic Recreation Therapy Assessment


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): As a student in this on-campus program, you will require a mobile computing device that meets the specifications outlined by your program
  • Textbook: Recreational Therapy Assessment Human Kinetics Canada Publishing 2020

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 60 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will learn how to assess clients in order to determine their specifics needs. Students will review assessment protocols for various consumer groups including older adults, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, people with physical disabilities and those from diverse cultural backgrounds.


North Bay Campus or Online –


  1. The Complexities of Assessment and Recreation Therapy Service Delivery
  2. Principles of Assessment
  3. Understanding the International Classification for Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) and Consumer Assessment
  4. Documentation of Health Outcomes in Recreational Therapy (Review)
  5. Assessment and Aging: Considerations and Recommendations for Recreational Therapy
  6. Assessment and Behavioural Health
  7. Assessment of Outcomes in Physical Disability: Considerations for Recreation Therapy
  8. Recreational Therapy Assessment and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  9. Assessing Clients with Diverse Cultural Backgrounds


ASSESSMENT: Student understands how to engage in a systematic approach to identify a client’s individual strengths, needs and interests to determine an intervention plan.

DOCUMENTATION: Student understands the importance of communicating assessment, intervention plan, and client progress to a client, caregiver(s), and relevant professional colleagues/stakeholders.