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dc.contributor.authorRidgway, Jennifer
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-16T13:06:49Z
dc.date.available2013-12-16T13:06:49Z
dc.date.issued2013-12-16
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10464/5130
dc.description.abstractAbstract This descriptive study sought to identify the similarities and differences between the various educational institutions offering therapeutic recreation curriculum across Canada. The study utilized mixed methods, including open and closed-ended questions on a survey and document analysis. The research participants were from 14 educational institutions located across the nation. Results from this study identify similarities and differences in the curriculum used to prepare students pursuing a career in the TR field. Core competencies and standards of practice for the field of therapeutic recreation were defined and discussed. Accreditation and the accrediting bodies in the field of TR are reviewed because of their significant impact on curriculum. Implications regarding certification and regulation pertaining to the education for therapeutic recreation practitioners were discussed along with suggestions for future research.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherBrock Universityen_US
dc.subjectTherapeutic Recreation, Canada, Curriculumen_US
dc.titleTherapeutic Recreation Education in Canada: A Review of the Current Curriculumen_US
dc.typeElectronic Thesis or Dissertationen_US
dc.degree.nameM.A. Applied Health Sciencesen_US
dc.degree.levelMastersen_US
dc.contributor.departmentApplied Health Sciences Programen_US
dc.degree.disciplineFaculty of Applied Health Sciencesen_US
dc.embargo.termsNoneen_US
refterms.dateFOA2021-08-02T01:40:46Z


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