American Therapeutic Recreation Association

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Recreation Therapy Intern

Lutheran Medical Center West Pines

Location: Wheatridge, CO
Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter

Posted On: 11/04/2014

Population Age: Older Adults
Population Characteristics: Behavioral/Mental Health, Geriatrics
Primary Setting: Acute Care Hospital
Housing Available: No
Number of CTRs Employed at Facility/Agency: 2

Stipends or Other Benefits:

We are an acute care inpatient geriatric psych program. We specialize in treating persons over the age of 65, with primary psychiatric diagnosis, through daily groups focusing on coping and distraction skills. We provide groups focused on cognitive stimulation, sensory stimulation, reality orientation, relaxation techniques, and positive distraction techniques. Our program is experiential in nature and patients are given an opportunity to creatively practice their skills daily.

Contact Information

Kristen Zandee


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