American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Policy & Legislation

Joint Commission


ATRA Joint Commission Committee

To represent the association and the profession to The Joint Commission by participating in standards development and revisions and providing education of such to the ATRA membership.


Direction Statement from the Board of Directors

Continue to influence standards development and broadcast positive outcomes to the membership as a recruitment tool. Develop a strategy for maintaining a recreational therapy presence under the JC “Shared Vision, New Pathways” standards revision process. Develop and implement a process to incorporate the treatment networks and standards review process. Publish one article in the newsletter.


Committee Contact

Tim Passmore


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