Institute-at-a-glance

Please note that all sessions are CEU Pre-approved and submitted for approval by NCTRC; see session description for more details. 

 

Wednesday 9/9 - Is there an Echo in Here? Utilizing Smart Home Technology as a Leisure Based Modality. - Amy Heeter, Ed M., CTRS, CIYL, CDP

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Friday, 9/11 - Foster Resilience Training: Trauma and Its Impact - Michael Ritter, MPA, CTCP

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Monday, 9/14 - Design Thinking in Planning & Implementing Therapeutic Recreation Interventions - Julie Saville, PhD & Brian Malcarne, PhD, CTRS
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Wednesday, 9/16 An RT at Play in the Pennsylvania Early Intervention Program - Lynda Mitchell, EdD, CTRS, CPRP, CDP
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Friday, 9/18 The Use of Guided Imagery as a Therapeutic Recreation Intervention - Vincent Bonadies; MS, CTRS
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Monday, 9/21 Supporting Gay Bisexual, Transgender Older Adults - Tim Johnston, PhD
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Wed, 9/23 - Generation Engagement: Motivating Residents, Volunteers, & the Teams You Lead - Stacy McCaney, CTRS & Emily Connors, CTRS, CDP
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Friday, 9/25 -Endnote; Compassion Fatigue During COVID-19: Enhancing the Quality of Life of Recreation Therapists - Vincent Bonadies, MS, CTRS
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Educational Sessions

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
12-1:30 pm

$20
Is There an Echo in Here? - Utilizing Smart Home Technology
This session highlights opportunities for smart home technologies to increase leisure participation. Innovative tools eliminate barriers to engagement in leisure (physical, social, cognitive) and empower clients to enjoy life in their home (or homelike) environment. 

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NCTRC Job Analysis Code: FKW, ASP, DOC,IMP, ADM Speaker Amy Heeter Ed.M., CTRS, ClYL, CDP

 

Friday, September 11, 2020

12-1:30 pm
$20
Foster Resilience Training: Trauma and Its Impact
Participants will not only learn about toxic stress and trauma and how these impact the growing brains and bodies of individuals, but they also learn and practice tangible skills for working with persons impacted by trauma.
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NCTRC Job analysis code: FKW, IMP Speaker: Michael Ritter, MPA, CTCP

Monday, September 14, 2020

12-1:30 pm
$20
Design Thinking in Planning & Implementing TR Interventions
This session introduces principles of Design Thinking (Institute of Design at Stanford) through a fun, interactive experience. Applications of design thinking offered for planning and implementation of therapeutic recreation interventions.  
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NCTRC Job analysis code: FKW, IMP Speakers:Julie Saville, Ph.D. & Brian Malcarne, CTRS, Ph.D

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
12-1:30 pm
$20
First the Pennsylvania Early Intervention (EI) program will be explained.  Second, we will consider skills recreation therapists possess that can be used in treating newborns to age three year olds who experience delays in development. 
NCTRC Job analysis code: DOC, IMP, ADM, ADV Speaker: Lynda Mitchell, EdD, CTRS, CPRP, CDP

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Friday, September 18, 2020
12-1:30 pm
$20
This intensive session will teach participants how to conduct a guided imagery session with their clients. In this experiential and interactive session participants will define imagery, guided and integrative imagery. Participants will further learn the implementation process within the scope of practice in recreational therapy. At the conclusion of this session participants will demonstrate “A Special Place Imagery” session and discuss skills, concerns and caveats in conducting a guided imagery session.

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Monday, September 21, 2020
12-1:30 pm
$20
Supporting LGBTQ Older Americans
This session includes a brief review of key terminology and an overview of the history and present state of support for the older LGBTQ population.  Along with Dementia and other challenges, best practices for this population will be discussed.
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
12-1:30 pm
$20
Generation Engage: Motivating Residents, Volunteers & Teams

Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials - These are all terms that we hear every day but how do they apply to our profession?  This session will explore the traits associated with the varied generations and how to utilize the characteristics and trends to motivate your residents, volunteers, and teams to have meaningful engagement. NCTRC Job Analysis Code: FKW, IMP, ADM Speakers- Stacy McCaney, CTRS  & Emily Connors, MS,CTRS, CDP
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Friday, September 25, 2020
12-1:30 pm
$20

Recreation therapists work in environments that are fast-paced, complex, emotionally intense, and full of day-to day challenges. The profession demands incredible focus, awareness and endurance-mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. This session will define compassion fatigue, symptoms, self-assessment and management strategies. Participants will have the opportunity to experience several relaxation techniques to assist in managing compassion fatigue. NCTRC Job analysis code: FKW, IMP, ADV Speaker: Vincent Bonadies, MS, CTRS
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