Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate entry-level knowledge of the nature and scope of the recreation therapy profession and its associated service delivery systems including professionalism, standards of practice, and codes of ethics, and the foundations of the recreation therapy profession in history, theory, science, and philosophy including theories of recreation, human functioning and human services.
- Recognize the importance of continuing education for the purpose of best practices, licensure, client benefit, and professional and personal development.
- Demonstrate the ability to assess the domains of human well-being utilizing standardized assessments, observations and interviews to determine clients’ strengths and weaknesses and to plan client goals and objectives using appropriate strategies and modalities.
- Employ the ability to implement program plans to individuals or groups working individually and with teams, and to document and evaluate recreation therapy services that facilitate targeted outcomes.
- Show the ability to use effective individual and group leadership skills, use appropriate helping relationship skills, have a client-centered focus, and unconditional positive regard for ones’ clients that embrace personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.