Recreation Therapy and Chronic Disease
This session will review a portion of the presentation from last year that helps Recreation Therapist understand the role TR has in Chronic Disease Management. Health coaching concepts will be introduced. Jane will then share the share how the role of Recreation Therapy has grown in the last two years with the support of a Douglas College Recreation Therapy student.
1. Following the session the participants will be able to provide a definition of Health Canada’s definition of Self Management.
2. Following the session the participants will be able to identify 5 tools and techniques that Recreation Therapists use in helping participants in developing a self management plan.
3. Following the session the participants will be able to state what role Recreation Therapist can have with a working population with chronic health diseases.
Jane Crawford works as a Recreation Therapist for Alberta Health Services in the Living Well Program/Chronic Disease Portfolio. Jane has worked in TR for over 20 years and has worked in various inpatient and outpatient programs in the areas of Mental Health and Chronic Disease Management. Jane’s current work environment has her building community partnerships with public recreation so participants with Chronic Health Conditions have a safe and appropriate place to participate in community fitness programs. Jane also provides an education program to individuals who are working full time and looking to understand the world of community recreation. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Recreation Studies long before a TR degree was available, and most recently did some upgrading with Douglas College to complete the Certification Process for NCTRC. Professionally Jane maintains memberships in CTRA and ATRA as well as her certification with NCTRC. Jane has been an active member of Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association in advocating and promoting the role of TR. Her past presentations include speaking at CTRA and BCTRA as well as many times in Alberta. Jane is currently the Western Director for CTRA and was awarded CTRA’s Professional of the year for 2014.
Please register for TR and Chronic Disease on Oct 22, 2014 11:50 AM PDT at:
Please join presenter Jane Crawford to learn about TR and Chronic Disease. Information about Jane and her presentation is on the BCTRA website. The webinar is from 12-1 p.m. on Wed October 22nd.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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Session PowerPoint Available Here: Final BCTRA Webinar Oct 2014