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Leaders and therapists

The job of the therapeutic recreation specialist is complex as they must assume the role of both leader and therapist, but at the same time it is also extremely rewarding.

They need to combine therapeutic strategies and facilitation methods with recreation experiences and apply ethical principles and professional knowledge to deliver meaningful services to their clients.

Through this unique blend of skills, the therapeutic recreation specialist helps clients to reach their goals and improve their quality of life.

Therapeutic Recreation Leadership and Programming will help students learn the essential aspects of professional practice while developing leadership qualities.

Readers will learn how to perform the daily work of a therapeutic recreation specialist while maintaining the highest ethical standards of the profession.

It is intended as a textbook for courses in leadership and programming in therapeutic recreation, a reference for entry-level professionals or those who want a new perspective on leadership and programming.

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