The authors have managed to make a comprehensive book about people with disabilities, the history of disability, discrimination, barriers and solution for recreational services for this population. There are special chapters for people with intellectual disability, physical disability, visual impairment, hearing loss and mental illness.
This manual is designed
to provide practitioners and students with a variety of activities
from each of four leisure education content areas and to serve
as a comprehensive resource guide in the design and implementation
of leisure education programs. Activities include mixers, leisure
awareness, social skills, leisure activity skills and leisure
This manual contains all new activities
which have been used by professionals in a wide variety of community
and clinical settings, including long-term care facilities,
pediatric units, mental health centers, recreation department,
substance abuse centers, physical medicine and rehabilitation
centers, youth facilities and others. It is a comprehensive
resource guide designed to facilitate the implementation and
improvement of leisure education services for a wide variety
This publication outlines the program
protocol structure used by a leading hospital, including its
general purpose and description, the deficits the program addresses,
facilitation techniques and the staff responsibilities and requirements,
expected program outcomes, and the attainment scales and documents
related to the protocols.
This carefully edited book fills
a gap in therapeutic recreation literature by addressing the
range of research methods useful to those in therapeutic recreation,
and theories about how and what one should learn to be effective
as a professional.
Therapeutic Recreation Leadership and Programming†will help students learn the essential aspects of professional practice while developing a leadership mind-set. The book focuses on the day-to-day responsibilities of the therapeutic recreation specialist (TRS) while integrating ethical considerations into each aspect of the job. Readers will learn how to perform the daily work of a TRS while maintaining the highest ethical standards of the profession.
Accompanies THERAPEUTIC RECREATION:
an Introduction by Austin & Crawford 3rd Edition. (see
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A long-standing tradition of excellence is extended in the Fourth Edition of this authoritative introduction to the field of therapeutic recreation. The authors effectively combine a broad orientation to the profession with the practical information necessary for students to become successful practitioners.
This book provides a critical
learning experience for all interested in therapeutic recreation
by presenting case studies which illustrate important principles
of the field. The authors have assembled thirty-eight case
studies which allow readers to better understand the field
of practice by responding to specific situations instead
of abstract principles.
Austin's best-selling book, now
in its fourth edition, provides an in-depth look at the theories
and therapies, facilitation techniques, therapeutic recreation
process, leadership skills,clinical supervision, and health
and safety considerations that are critical in the field today.
This book explores the relationship
between substance addiction and therapeutic recreation service
in a detailed and practical manner. Faulkner provides specific
courses of action by which therapeutic recreation professionals
can deal with the addict and his or her family effectively and