Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation (TREC) Georgian College
Students learn to provide client-centred, strength-based therapeutic recreation services using the therapeutic recreation process. Students acquire the skills to complete client assessments and to develop, implement and evaluate group and individual therapeutic recreation programs. A variety of facilitative techniques are explored in order to assist individuals to participate in meaningful recreation and leisure experiences that will achieve health-related goals, improve functional ability, and increase the quality of life.
Graduates of this program are eligible to become registered members of Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (R/TRO). Membership type will depend on the postsecondary credentials they hold:
- R/TRO for graduates with degrees
- R/TRO DIP for graduates with diplomas
Graduates may also apply to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) using one of two specific pathways (equivalency path A or B).
Part-time delivery option
We are pleased to offer this graduate certificate in a part-time, online and blended format.