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Why Join ATRA?


The American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) is the only national membership organization representing the interests and needs of Recreational Therapists.


ATRA's mission is to empower Recreational Therapists. ATRA does this by:

  • Providing learning opportunities that advance the careers of the CTRS
  • Keeping members informed of best-practices across work settings
  • Mentoring and developing professionals and students
  • Serving as the voice of recreational therapy on Capitol Hill and building powerful relationships with organizations that help strengthen recreational therapy
  • Believing in evidence-based practice, professional credentialing, and accreditation


With the mission in mind, members receive the following benefits:

  • Download your free electronic copy of Annual in TR publication

  • Purchase high quality ATRA webinars at a discount

  • Access to ATRA newsletters

  • Discounts on all items from Sagamore-Venture, including electronic products

  • Event discounts including ATRA Annual Conference

  • Scholarships and awards for professionals and students

  • Other store discounts including ATRA promotional items

  • Access to a directory of Recreational Therapists across North America through our membership platform called "SocialLink".

  • All ATRA CEU offerings are pre-approved by NCTRC.


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professionals and organizations

ATRA offers an abundance of resources for recreational therapists and organizations. 


ATRA provides a wealth of benefits and services for students studying to become recreational therapists.


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