Grow Through Flow: Using Recreational Therapy to Build Resiliency and Confidence
Thursday, October 29, 2020
What is recreational therapy? Who can implement it? What are the benefits, and how can it apply to your everyday life? This webinar will answer these questions and more.
- Participants will be able to identify ways Recreational Therapy can be a valuable addition to treatment.
- Participants will be able to identify the parts of the systematic process of APIE-D and how it is used in residential treatment.
- Participants will be able to identify and provide examples of how leisure skills impact stress management and coping abilities.
- Participants will be able to gain a better understanding of Recreational Therapy as a field and identify ways in which it complements other professions.
CEs available from the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA), pending program approval.
Allyson Hagan, MS, CTRS, has been working in the field of Therapeutic Recreation for 11 years following a very special summer of working at a camp for individuals with varying developmental, intellectual, and physical abilities. She then changed her educational path and pursued a degree from Old Dominion University in Therapeutic Recreation, then matriculating again from Clemson University with her Master’s in Recreational Therapy Management in 2017. Since 2013, when she became a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Allyson has worked for The Barry Robinson Center to provide quality Recreational Therapy services to residents, along with her team. As the Activities Director, Allyson oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of daily Recreational Therapy programming, Equine-Assisted Learning Programs, and the Animal-Assisted Interventions Program. Allyson has continued to work with various universities in the area to provide Recreational Therapy education and experience as a networking resource for other professionals as well as supervising student internships on the campus.