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THE FUTURE OF RT ENTRY-LEVEL EDUCATION: PROCESS, RESULTS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ATRA HIGHER EDUCATION TASK FORCE

 

 

OVERVIEW: In 2016, ATRA's Board of Directors approved the development of a Task Force within the ATRA Higher Education Committee charged with systematically examining education requirements for entry-level practice and make recommendations to the ATRA Board of Directors. This presentation will summarize the Task Force’s study, findings, and recommendations associated with RT/TR education and professional preparation.

 

 

SPEAKER: Brent Hawkins, Ph.D., LRT/CTRS

 

Expires: 02/11/2024

 

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ftag revision in ltc

 

OVERVIEW: This session will describe the revisions to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regulations for long-term care. Substantial revisions were made to F248 and F249 as well as other federal regulations. In addition, the implications for recreational therapists practicing in long term care will be explained and discussed.

 

SPEAKERS: Martha “Betsy” Kemeny, PhD, CTRS

Jodi Douglas, CTRS

 

Expires: 08/13/2023

 

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GUIDELINES FOR THE ETHICAL PRACTICE OF RECREATIONAL THERAPY: A TRAINING MANUAL

 

OVERVIEW: This session will briefly highlight the historical journey of ethics within our profession, followed by an introduction and in-depth examination of the contents of Guidelines for the Ethical Practice of Recreational Therapy. Foundational knowledge of the ATRA Code of Ethics will be reviewed and one Principle will be featured, showing how each Principle is described in the text in terms of its structure, process and outcome criteria. Ethical decision-making models will be illustrated and a description of how this text may be used by students, educators, practitioners and administrators as well as useful appendices will be shown and discussed. Emphasis throughout will focus on professional behaviors and attitudes as related to the advancement of our profession.

 

SPEAKER: Wayne Pollock, PhD

 

Expires: 08/21/2023

 

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legislation and public policy for the recreational therapist

 

 

OVERVIEW: In this session, participants will increase their understanding of federal public policy and the legislative process relevant to recreational therapists. Information about ATRA’s public policy and lobbying efforts, coalition involvement, and committee work will be shared. Recreational therapists will learn how they can be involved as an ATRA Advocate at the local, state and federal level. This is an introduction to ATRA’s Federal Public Policy and advocacy work.

 

SPEAKER: Dawn DeVries, DHA, FDRT, CTRS

 

Expires: 8/6/2023

 

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ATRA SECTION LEADERSHIP: WHO, WHY, WHAT, AND HOW

 

 

OVERVIEW: This session is geared towards ATRA Section Leaders and those interested in taking on a leadership role in an ATRA Section. ATRA's Section Chairs empower and strengthen ATRA members using evidence-based practice, public policy, and competency development within their specialty settings. This session will explain the Who – the requirements on who is eligible to become a Section Leader, the What – the roles and responsibilities of the Section Leaders including successful examples on membership outreach, the Why – the personal and professional benefits of being a Section Leader and the benefits of Sections to ATRA members, and the How – the process of submitting and the Board reviewing your application to become a Section Leader.

 

SPEAKER: Thea Kavanaugh, MPH, CTRS

 

Expires: 7/31/2023

 

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the future of rt entry-level education: process, results, and recommendations of the atra higher education task force

 


OVERVIEW: In 2016, ATRA's Board of Directors approved the development of a Task Force within the ATRA Higher Education Committee charged with systematically examining education requirements for entry-level practice and make recommendations to the ATRA Board of Directors. This presentation will summarize the Task Force’s study, findings, and recommendations associated with RT/TR education and professional preparation.

 

SPEAKER: Brent Hawkins, Ph.D., LRT/CTRS

Expires: 2/11/2024

 

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**FREE ATRA WEBINAR**

2019 ATRA RESEARCH INSTITUTE: HOW, WHEN, AND WHY YOU SHOULD SUBMIT A PROPOSAL

 

OVERVIEW: In follow-up to the recent Call for Research Institute proposals, the Research Institute Co-Chairs would like to provide individuals interested in submitting a proposal an overview of the four categories for which they can submit. Recreational Therapy practitioners, undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty are welcome to submit proposals to the 2019 Research Institute, and are encouraged to attend the Zoominar to gain valuable information about the submission process. In addition to explaining the Research Institute’s submission and review process for each of the four categories, the Co-Chairs would like to review with attendees the content and formatting that would make for a strong proposal, in comparison to the content and formatting that would make for a weak proposal. Information about how to write an abstract, and how to prepare an oral and poster presentation will be addressed.

 

SPEAKERS: 

 Jasmine Townsend PhD, CTRS

Cari Autry PhD, CTRS
Megan Janke PhD, LRT/CTRS, 

Brandi Crowe, PhD, LRT/CTRS

 

Expires: 2/11/2024

 

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