TRTG 117 – Therapeutic Recreation Therapy Trends And Community Practice


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: Long-Term Care Homes Program Manual
    Long-Term Care Act
    Aging with Confidence: Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors, November 2017
    Ministry of Health and Long-Term, Policy: Behavioural Supports Ontario Resources, December 2017

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


Students understands how to create and support opportunities for client involvement in and connection to a wide range of services and resources in the community and the emerging trends shaping recreation therapy for the aging population.


North Bay Campus or Online –

1. Strengthening Age-Friendly Communities and Seniors’ for 21st Century Ontario
2. The Municipal Role in Providing Seniors’ Services
3. Planning for Age-Friendly Communities
4. Long-Term Care Homes Program Manual – Recreation Requirements
5. Long-Term Care Homes Program Manual – A Variety of leisure and recreation opportunities for residents
6. Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
7. The Statute: Recreation and Social Activities
8. Designated lead requirements for recreation activities
9. Recreational and Social Activities qualification
10. Statistics – Who live-in long-term care?
11. Culture over the years in respect to recreation
12. The Therapeutic Recreation Journey for Change
13. Aging with Confidence Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors November 2017

COMMUNITY PRACTICE: Student understands how to create and support opportunities for client.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Student understands the value of continuous learning that supports professional practice and skill development.