Sending Out an SOS – Seeking Venue for March 13, 2015 BCTRA Workshop!

Posted December 9th 2014

The BCTRA Education Committee is looking for a suitable venue for an all-day workshop to be held on Friday March 13, 2015.  This will be an interactive workshop on the topic of “Internship Supervision” so will not be video-conferenced.  The  workshop space needs to be able to accommodate tables and chairs and fit about 60 people maximum.  Please email if you can help us out.  If you require more information, please contact either Kellie Duckworth or Sheila Kennedy at 604-453-8300, ext. 8445/8277.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities Celebration

Posted November 27th 2014

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New Webinar Now Available in Members Documents!

Posted November 26th 2014

The presentation “Imagining Inclusion” presented by Maya Alonso and Dr. Colleen Reid is now available in the Members Documents section!



Upcoming Webinar Tues Nov 25

Posted November 18th 2014

Please register for Imagining Inclusion: A Research Collaboration Addressing Outcome Measures for Therapeutic Recreation in Mental Health on Nov 25, 2014 11:50 AM PST at:

Learning Objectives:

1) Participants will be able to identify reasons, strategies, and benefits of fostering a community-academic partnership.
2) Participants will be able to identify elements of an innovative participatory research collaboration involving Photovoice.
3) Participants will identify a strategy for developing outcome measures that reflect individuals lived experiences.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Deryck Thomson Award–Nominations Now Being Accepted

Posted November 10th 2014


Sparcbc now accepting nominations for Deryck Thomson Award, which honors individuals or groups involved in social planning or social justice. Deadline Dec 19, 2014. Nominate a fellow Rec Therapist today!