Douglas College – Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation (BTR) Program. Course Availability for Fall 2017 Semester.

Posted August 23rd 2017

Douglas College – Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation (BTR) Program
Course Availability for Fall 2017 Semester

We are excited to be offering to the Therapeutic Recreation Field a limited opportunity to enroll in the following Therapeutic Recreation Degree Course without being a full or part-time student in the BTR Program though you must hold a related Diploma or Degree and be working in the TR field.

You may be interested in this opportunity if you are looking for CEU credits (45 CEU’s just for this course!), are thinking about returning for your degree completion, are wanting to become confident in conducting research, or just interested in ongoing education!

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Registration is now open for the 2017 BCTRA AGM and Education Session

Posted August 23rd 2017

Click here to view Paypal Link + Registration form!

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Deadline for Award Nominations Extended!!!!

Posted August 21st 2017

The AGM is coming up on October 2nd, 2017 and one of the highlights is acknowledging the incredible work that is being done within the TR field in BC. To date the Board of Directors has received only one nomination for one of the awards.  It would be a shame to see the awards not recognized

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Diversity 101 Webinar

Posted August 21st 2017

In this one-hour webinar, we will discuss: How to think about “diversity”, culture, and how culture affects health,  What are biases, and how do biases affect care provision? and finally, you will learn communication tools for providing care to diverse populations groups in your practice.

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Invitation to Office of the Seniors Advocate Residential Care Facilities Survey Results Release – Friday September 15, 2017

Posted August 16th 2017

On behalf of Isobel Mackenzie please find attached an invitation for you to attend the Office of the Seniors Advocate’s residential care survey results release taking place on Friday, September 15th 2017 at 11:30am.

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Project EveryBODY is now accepting short film and performance submissions for PEBlive

Posted August 16th 2017

Are you a performance artist or filmmaker who has a live experience with disability or whose work touches on diverse abilities?

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Join the BCTRA Board!

Posted August 8th 2017

The following positions on the BCTRA Board of Directors are available for a two year term (2017-2019):

Secretary-Treasurer, Director of Regulation, Director at Large – Promotion and Director at Large – Regional Ambassadors. 

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Music Care Education Opportunities

Posted July 20th 2017

Learn more about upcoming education opportunities offered by Room 2017 – Music Care

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Ingrid Parsons Professional Recognition Award

Posted July 12th 2017

This award is intended to acknowledge such contributions as:

  • a significant contribution in the field of therapeutic recreation
  • serving in a key leadership position
  • a contribution for a particular initiative
  • a series of contributions over an extended period
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Agency Citation Award

Posted July 12th 2017

This award is intended to acknowledge agencies who:

  • formally recognizes affiliation with members of BCTRA
  • actively are involved with university or college studies through practicum, work experience opportunities, presentations, etc.
  • promotes research, which has helped advance the profession of Therapeutic Recreation.
  • recognized for exemplary therapeutic recreation programs by clients,
  • board of directors and or other disciplines.
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