Therapeutic RecreationSt.Lawrence College

About this Program

Level: Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation

Discpline: Rehabilitation and Therapy

Length: 3 semesters

Check My Eligibility
Application Fee: $100.00
Tution Fee: $16,000.00

Kingston Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 open

Program Description

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.