American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Job & Internship Opportunities

Therapeutic Recreation Intern

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Location: Boston, MA
Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

Posted On: 01/14/2015

Population Age: Adults, Older Adults
Population Characteristics: Physical Disabilities
Primary Setting: Physical Rehabilitation Hospital/Unit
Housing Available: No
Number of CTRs Employed at Facility/Agency: 3

Stipends or Other Benefits: Yes
Listing of Stipends or Other Benefits:
Discount in the hospital cafeteria. Free shuttle service to the hospital from public transportation.

Spaulding's TR department's CTRS's work with patients on the Brain Injury, Spinal Cord and Stroke programs. Spaulding has a very comprehensive Adaptive Sports program that serves it's inpatients primary May-October with golf,sailing, cycling,tennis, outrigger canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and stand up paddle boarding. Student will intern on a specific unit, carry their own patient caseload with involvement in not only adaptive sports,but also group and individual treatment sessions and community reentry opportunities.Students will also be responsible for a special project and event. Students will also have opportunities to work closely with an interdisciplinary team and educational inservices.

Contact Information

Sandra Villante


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