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Study Guide for the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Certification Examination by Norma J. Stumbo, Jean Folkerth (November, 2004)


Recreational Therapy Handbook of Practice: ICF-based Diagnosis and Treatment by Heather R. Porter (Hardcover - Jul 30, 2006)


Activities for Individuals With Substance Addictions (Leisure Education Series IV) by Norma J. Stumbo, Paperback Ringbound edition (February 1998)

Assessment in Adapted Physical Education and Therapeutic Recreation (Adapted Physical Education) by Michael Horvat, Leonard H. Kalakian, Len Kalakian =, Paperback 2nd edition (February 1996)

Assessment Tools for Recreational Therapy and Related Fields by Thomas M. Blaschko, Joan Burlingame (Hardcover - September 2002)


Behavior Modification in Therapeutic Recreation : An Introductory Learning Manual by John Dattilo, William D. Murphy, Paperback (June 1987)


Building Character with Sam, Izzy and Many Other Dogs by Danny Pettrey II, Paperback


Common Terminology, Abbreviations and Symbols for Therapeutic Recreation and Other Activity Therapies : A Glossary and Workbook
by David L. Jewell

Paperback Workbook edition (April 15, 2002)
Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd; ISBN: 0398072663

Client Assessment in Therapeutic Recreation Services
by Norma J. Stumbo (Hardcover - June 2002)
Client Outcomes in Therapeutic Recreation Services
by Norman J., Ph.D., Ctrs Stumbo

Conceptual Foundations for Therapeutic Recreation
by David R. Austin (Editor), John Dattilo (Editor), Bryan McCormick (Editor)

Danny Pettry

Discover Hidden Secret Wisdom: A Recreational Therapist's System on How You Can Become Great at Anything by Mr. Danny Pettry II



Effective Management in Therapeutic Recreation Service by Gerald S. O'Morrow, Marcia Jean Carter

Hardcover (July 1997)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251878


Facilitation of Therapeutic Recreation Services: An Evidence-Based and Best Practice Approach to Techniques and Processes [Hardcover]
Norma J. Stumbo (Ed) and  Brad Wardlaw (Ed)


Hardcover: 396 pages
Publisher: Venture Pub (August 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 189213294X



Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
by Terry Robertson (Author), Terry Long (Other Contributor)

Hardcover: 296 pages
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers (September 2007)
ISBN-10: 0736062092

Inclusive RecreationInclusive Recreation: Programs and Services for Diverse Populations
by Kinetics Human

Innovations: A Recreation Therapy Approach to Restorative Programs
by Dawn R. De Vries, Julie M. Lake

May 2002


Internships in Recreation and Leisure Services: A Practical Guide for Students
by Edward E. Seagle, Ralph W. Smith, Lola M. Dalton
Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation: U.S. and Canadian Perspectives
by KENNETH E. MOBILY, Lisa J. Ostiguy

Introduction to Writing Goals & Objectives : A Manual for Recreation Therapy Students & Entry-Level Proffesionals by Suzanne Melcher

Paperback (September 1999)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 1892132109

Introduction to Recreation Services for People With Disabilities : A Person-Centered Approach by Charles Bullock, Michael Mahon and Charles L. Killingsworth 

 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.


Leisure Education Program Planning : A Systematic Approach by John Dattilo

Hardcover (June 1999)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 1892132052

Leisure Education by Kenneth F. Joswiak

Hardcover (September 1989)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251339

Leisure Education a Manual of Activities and Resources by Norma J. Stumbo, Steven R. Thompson

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 resources.

Paperback (May 1988)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251258

Leisure Education II : More Activities and Resources by Norma J. Stumbo (Editor)

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 of participants.

Paperback (March 1992)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251541

Leisure Education III : More Goal-Oriented Activities by Norma J. Stumbo

This third volume of the very popular Leisure Education series includes 108 new and innovative activities for clients of all ages.

Paperback Loose leaf edition (November 1997)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251916

Long Term Care for Activity Professionals and Recreational Therapists
Long Term Care for Activity Professionals and Recreational Therapists
by Elizabeth Best-Martini (Author), Mary Anne Weeks (Author), Priscilla Wirth (Author)


Melody Lingers On: A Complete Music Activities Program For Older Adults
by Bill Messenger


Perspectives in Recreational Therapy : Issues of a Dynamic Profession by Frank Brasile (Editor), Thomas K. Skalko (Editor), Joan Burlingame (Editor)

Paperback (December 1998) Geriatric Educational;
ISBN: 1882883268

PlayladyPlaylady: Tales of a Recreational Therapist[Paperback]
by Vesta Edmonds†


Professional Issues in Therapeutic RecreationProfessional Issues in Therapeutic Recreation by Norma J. Stumbo

Hardcover (June 2009)
Sagamore Publishing, Inc.;

Protocols for Recreation Therapy Programs by Jill Kelland (Editor), Recreation Therapy Staff Alberta Hospital Edmonton

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.

Paperback (June 1995)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251738


Quality Management : Applications for Therapeutic Recreation by Bob Riley (Editor)

Written by top educators and practitioners in therapeutic recreation, this book provides an up-to-date approach to quality assurance within therapeutic recreation settings.

Hardcover (September 1991)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251479



Research in Therapeutic Recreation : Concepts and Methods by Marjorie Malkin (Editor)

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.

Hardcover (March 1993) Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251533



Therapeutic Recreation Leadership and ProgrammingTherapeutic Recreation Leadership and Programming†by Robin Kunstler and Frances Stavola Dal

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.

Human Kinetics; 1 edition (June 14, 2010)

Therapeutic Recreation: An Introduction by David R. Austin (Editor), Michael E. Crawford (Editor)


Hardcover - 350 pages 3 edition
Allyn & Bacon; ISBN: 0205328296

Therapeutic Recreation (Cram 101 Series) (Paperback)
by 3rd Edition Austin & Crawford (Author)

Accompanies THERAPEUTIC RECREATION: an Introduction by Austin & Crawford 3rd Edition. (see left)

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included.look no further for study resources or reference material. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and practice-tests for your textbook. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook.

Publisher: AIPI; 3 edition (December 31, 2006)
ISBN-10: 1428818324

Therapeutic Recreation: A Practical ApproachTherapeutic Recreation: A Practical Approach†by†Marcia Jean Carter†and Glen E. Van Andel

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.

Waveland Pr Inc; 4 edition (February 15, 2011)

Therapeutic Recreation : Cases and Exercises by Barbara C. Wilhite

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.

Paperback (March 1992)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251509

Therapeutic Recreation in Health Promotion & Rehabilitation
by J. Shank
Therapeutic Recreation and the Nature of Disabilities
by Kenneth Mobily, Richard D. Macneil (Hardcover - July 2002)

Therapeutic Recreation Program Design: Principles and Procedures,
by Carol Ann Peterson, Norma J. Stumbo

March, 2008, Fifth Edition


Therapeutic Recreation Programs in the Community: An Inclusive Approach
by Marcia Jean Carter, Stephen P. LeConey

Professional Issues in Therapeutic RecreationTherapeutic Recreation Processes and Techniques by David, R. Austin, David Hamburg

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.

Paperback - 6th edition

Therapeutic Recreation Processes and Techniques, Fifth Edition
David R. Austin

Therapeutic Recreation : A Practical Approach by Marcia Jean Carter, Glen E. Van Andel, Gary M. Robb

Hardcover 2nd edition (April 1995)
Waveland Press; ISBN: 0881338222

Therapeutic Recreation: A Practical Approach
by Marcia Jean Carter, Gary M. Robb, Glen E. Van Andel

3rd edition (April 2003)


Therapeutic Recreation : A Helping Profession by Gerald S. O'Morrow, Ronald P. Reynolds

Hardcover 3rd edition (January 1989)
Prentice Hall; ISBN: 0139148965

Therapeutic Recreation for Exceptional Children : Let Me In, I Want to Play by Aubrey H. Fine, Nya M. Fine (Editor)

Paperback - 422 pages 2nd edition (March 1997)
Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd; ISBN: 0398066620

Therapeutic Recreation for Long Term Care Facilities by Fred S. Greenblatt

Hardcover (January 1988)
Human Sciences Pr; ISBN: 0898853567

Therapeutic Recreation Protocol for Treatment of Substance Addictions by Rozanne W. Faulkner

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 professionally.

Hardcover (May 1991)
Venture Pub; ISBN: 0910251371

Therapeutic Recreation in the Nursing Home
by Linda Buettner, Shelley L. Martin

Paperback: 211 pages
Publisher: Venture Publishing, Inc.; Spiral edition (December 1995)
ISBN: 0910251762



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