REHA 3035 Therapeutic Recreation Professional Project

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 400254

Coordinator Nicole Peel Opens in new window

Description The aim of this unit is for students to explore the facilitation of therapeutic recreation interventions. Students will have opportunities to apply practical professional skills, including working through the treatment process and building rapport with individuals and groups. This unit is a hands on unit where students engage in mock activity interventions.

School Health Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) HLTH 1001 AND
REHA 3036

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Apply theories and principles to develop therapeutic/helping relationships.
  2. Utilise the recreation therapy framework in individual and group treatment.
  3. Apply evidenced based practice in recreational therapy contexts.
  4. Apply skills in developing evidence based treatment plans based on clients strengths and resources
  5. Design and adapt recreation therapy activities and treatments to meet individual needs.
  6. Facilitate therapeutic recreation treatments.

Subject Content

1. Communication techniques in Therapeutic Recreation
2. Instructional techniques in Therapeutic Recreation
3. Evidenced based practice in Therapeutic Recreation
4. Intervention techniques in Therapeutic Recreation
5. Helping and counselling theories in Therapeutic Recreation
6. Facilitation skills in Therapeutic Recreation

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Presentation: Therapeutic recreation theoretical facilitation session 15 minutes 15 N Group
Applied project: Client program plan 1,000 words 25 N Individual
Practical: Therapeutic recreation practical facilitation session 30 minutes 30 N Both (Individual & Group)
Literature Review 1,500 words 30 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Stumbo, N. and Wardlaw, (2011). Facilitation of therapeutic recreation services: An evidence-based and best practice approach to techniques and processes. State College, PA: Venture Publishing.

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Andrey Zheluk Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Semester 2

Campbelltown

Day

Subject Contact Nicole Peel Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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