A Little Bit of This & That


  • ATRA AWARDS Nominations – An Awards Program reminds us of the valuable service provided by a Recreation Therapists commitment to service and the health benefits they bring to so many peoples lives. With the advancement of Therapeutic Recreation in the province of Alberta, we can easily congratulate all Recreation Therapists for their daily commitment and hard work that has brought our great profession to where it is today. However, there are those among us that deserve extra attention for their outstanding service, passion and innovation over the years. Please consider nominating a deserving Recreation Therapist or Student for any of the ATRA Awards.

Association Happenings:

  • CTRA Conference; June 19 – 21st, 2019
  • SAVE THE DATE: Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association Annual Symposium and ARPA Conference and Energize Workshop; October 24-26 at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
  • Caregivers Alberta’s Spring Self-Care Fair will be on Saturday, May 11th from 11am-3pm at the Edmonton Office! SAVE THE DATE!
  • ATRA is teaming up with an amazing videographer and is excited to work on a promotional video for Therapeutic Recreation to be shared on a number of different media platforms. Please share your stories and therapeutic recreation successes. What does TR mean to you? Email, or share your ideas on social media. #weareTR & #RecIsWhatWeDo


Program/Activity Resources:

Education/Professional Development:

  • Free Webinar: The Laughter Wellness Blueprint – Discover Laughter Wellness, a whole new way of unleashing positivity and creating peace of mind while promoting multiple aspects of well-being.
  • Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre – I’m continuing to share their free MOOCs and you should too. This would help us transform views and attitudes towards dementia as widely as possible.

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