Therapeutic RecreationSt.Lawrence College
About this Program
Level: Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation
Discpline: Rehabilitation and Therapy
Length: 3 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Kingston Campus Campus
This one-year (three semester) program prepares students with specialized training to work within recreation, health or social service delivery systems serving individuals with illness or disabilities. Graduates will acquire the skills to complete client assessments, develop and evaluate group and individualized programs and use a variety of facilitative techniques to assist individuals to participate in meaningful recreation activities that will enhance health, improve functional ability and increase quality of life. The program is built on the core belief of the inherent benefits of play, recreation and leisure to all people. Students will learn to adapt recreation activities so people with a variety of disabling conditions can participate and to use recreation as a therapeutic tool to improve and/or restore health and wellness.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.