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Top 49 Recreation Therapist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Recreation Therapist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Recreation Therapist resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.1% of Recreation Therapist resumes contained Treatment Plans as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Recreation Therapist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These are the most important skills for a Recreation Therapist:

1. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Provide assessment, program development, treatment plans and implement treatment appropriate for clients with severe cognitive/physical disabilities.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans and objectives within a multidisciplinary treatment team to facilitate the recovery process.
  • Planned and implemented therapeutic activities for chemically dependent patients Assessed, documented and developed treatment plans weekly
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting
  • Developed behavior treatment plans for mentally challenged patients.
  • Worked with a treatment team, wrote treatment plans and was a leader in the quality improvement reviews.
  • Contributed to the evaluative process of daily treatment team meetings and individualized treatment plans for each patient.
  • Develop and implement recreation therapy treatment plans that are age appropriate and consistent with overall treatment goals.
  • Coordinated daily activities for Nursing home Residents, completes Assessments, Treatment Plans, Quarterly Notes.
  • Constructed treatment plans for residents, and assessed daily progress and maintained hygienic standards as well.
  • Created treatment plans and programs that meet patients' needs and interests.
  • Conducted intake and assessment screens and developed treatment plans for clients.
  • Documented on treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge plans.
  • Assess and establish goals and objectives for individualized treatment plans.
  • Documented on treatment plans and group participation notes.
  • Complete weekly progress notes and monthly treatment plans.
  • Designed and implemented treatment plans.
  • Documented and reported treatment plans and progress with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Complete assessments, treatment plans, program development and in-service trainings.
  • Major Depression, Psychosis, Aggressive/Assaultive Behavior).Develop and implement adequate treatment plans with realistic and measurable goals.

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2. Leisure Education

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Here's how Leisure Education is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Identify the resident s recreation treatment services, leisure education services and opportunities for recreation participation.
  • Organized logistics to provide teens with weekly leisure education and community-based reintegration opportunities.
  • Provide leisure education and counseling to optimize reintegration into the home and community.
  • Designed and taught personal development, leisure education, and communication curriculum.
  • Implemented resident goals, leisure educational groups and structured activities.
  • Planned leisure educational groups and provided structures recreational activities.
  • Provided patients with community reintegration and leisure education.
  • Provide leisure education through community re-entry outings.
  • Provided individualized counseling and leisure education.
  • Plan and provide leisure educational activities.
  • Provided leisure education, patient assessments, attended treatment team rounds, set goals and objectives and evaluated progress.
  • Lead groups on topics such as improving social skills, self-esteem, leisure education, and grief/loss groups.
  • Conduct sessions on social interactions, leisure education, and community reintegration, cognitive motor and visual skills.
  • Lead and facilitated a variety of groups, which include: creative arts, leisure education,.
  • Offered group therapy, exercise and leisure education to patients with mental illnesses (ages 3-90).
  • Facilitate recreation-based groups to teach coping skills, self efficacy, socialization, and leisure education.
  • Provide leisure education & activities for acute inpatient psychiatric children's unit.
  • Instruct patient in activities and techniques, such as sports, dance, music, art and leisure education.
  • Provided coping skills and leisure education groups for adults and adolescents diagnosed with chemical dependency in the inpatient setting.
  • Developed/led organized active fitness activities and leisure education groups for adults with mental health illnesses (Ex.

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3. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Evaluated, planned and implemented patient care programs through utilization of selected therapeutic recreation procedures.
  • Attend patient care conferences, post-admission conferences and interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Attended patient care meetings with interdisciplinary team several times daily.
  • Participate with multidisciplinary team to coordinate patient care.
  • Documented patient care and participated in care conferences.
  • Attended interdisciplinary meetings to address comprehensive patient care.
  • Provide bi-weekly progress note to supplement patient care plan and provide documentation for achievement of goal.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate patient care programs in accordance with a comprehensive assessment.
  • Inform supervisor if there is a problem with patient care or caseload volume.
  • Document patient care, implementation of the treatment plan and patient's response.
  • Inter-faced with local, state and federal organizations to represent patient care needs.
  • Attend Resident Care Council meetings to review patient care at a multidisciplinary level.
  • Provided direct patient care to psychiatric patients ranging from adults to geriatrics.
  • Provide direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Work closely with interdisciplinary team regarding patient care plans and treatment.
  • Coordinated patient care in secured units, supervised 35 staff.
  • Worked with other departments to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Delivered direct patient care services and therapies.
  • Establish, implement, evaluate and revise as necessary treatment strategies in insure that services delivered provide optimal rehabilitative patient care.
  • Trained new members of the Recreatison staff by instructing policies, schedule and patient care.

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4. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Planned recreational activities for adolescents with co-occurring and substance dependent disorders in a residential treatment environment.
  • Planned and developed recreational activities to improve individual as well as team sportsmanship.
  • Provided treatment services and recreational activities for individuals with disabilities or illnesses.
  • Provide direction and supervision to staff regarding therapeutic recreational activities.
  • Structured and maintained daily recreational activities for senior adults.
  • Provide recreational activities to inpatient psychiatric patients.
  • Executed Leadership skills during Recreational activities
  • Plan and lead recreational activities for residents, including Huntington's disease specialized unit, which stimulate both body and mind.
  • Work included scheduling daily recreational activities Mon - Fri for an adult population of clients with mental health needs.
  • Provided treatment interventions and recreational activities for individuals based on findings of the evaluation and plan of care.
  • Developed and implemented recreational activities that were sensitive to the different functional levels present in the group.
  • Directed and led therapeutic recreational activities including fitness program to aid in building mental and physical health.
  • Devised and coordinated recreational activities that were on and off grounds.
  • Provide programming in sports, crafts and other recreational activities.
  • Develop recreational activities with clients on a daily basis.
  • Provide treatment services and recreational activities for individuals and groups receiving programming within the Behavioral Health treatment arenas.
  • Allied Therapy Department *Provide treatment through recreational activities.
  • Provided individual and small group therapy and counseling to teen girls with mental health challenges; using art and recreational activities.
  • Plan and conduct recreational activities for patients Prepare facility (fields, rooms, etc.)
  • Started and promoted Wellness and Fitness Room Plan and provide recreational activities for clients.

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5. Group Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Facilitated individual and group therapy sessions focused on helping clients work through critical behavioral and mental health disorders.
  • Coordinate with other clinicians to organize group therapy sessions providing therapeutic, recreational and socialization opportunities for participants.
  • Documented patients progress during individual/group therapy sessions.
  • Implemented evidence-based concepts into group therapy sessions.
  • Planned and facilitated group therapy sessions.
  • Plan and conduct group interventions and group therapy sessions that improve social, emotional, physical, and cognitive functioning.
  • Conduct daily individual and group therapy sessions with long term, short term, and residents with dementia.
  • Work on a PRN basis to complete 1:1 and group therapy sessions with children with disabilities.
  • Maintained AFH clientele relationships; budgeting supplies and scheduling group therapy sessions; managed accounts receivable.
  • Conduct group therapy sessions with adolescents in a behavioral health setting.
  • Documented patient's behavior and performance in group therapy sessions.
  • Prepare and lead group therapy sessions with students.
  • Assisted recreational staff in running group therapy sessions.
  • Facilitated 3-5 group therapy sessions per week.
  • Conduct daily individual and group therapy sessions.

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6. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Coordinate a caseload that provides mental health services to adult, adolescent and geriatric clients with chronic and severe mental illness.

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7. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Maintained all documentation, assisted in supervising all special events and activities pertaining to Recreational Therapy.
  • Attended and participated in Resident Care conferences, and planned/implemented community outing and special events.
  • Planned, implemented and directed Special Events and Community Reintegration Outings.
  • Planned and implemented special events, eliciting resident/patient input.
  • Planned and orchestrated facility-wide activities and special events.
  • Organized community outings and special events.
  • Planed and implemented in unit-based special events, holiday, and group events under the direction of the Recreation Therapy Manager.
  • Led various activities, planned and evaluated programs and special events, and helped to coordinate the training of new volunteers.
  • Develop monthly calendar and newsletter, order supplies, book entertainment, plan community outings and special events.
  • Experience in breaking down cost analysis for special events and holiday programming and creating budget for annual expenses.
  • Scheduled and supervised all special events, visitors, volunteers, and activities occurring on the M.I.R.T.H.
  • Scheduled and supervised special events, visitors, volunteers, and activities pertaining to Recreational Therapy.
  • Coordinated special events and projects for up to 225 students at a time.
  • Implemented recreation groups, 1:1 interventions and organized special events.
  • Organized monthly activities and special events for residents.
  • Planned fundraisers, trips, and special events.
  • Participated in community marketing events, planned special events and fundraising for the facility.
  • Coordinated and implemented unit-based activities, volunteer programs, large groups and special events for all residents of the home.
  • Assessed, Planned & Implemented Recreation Program for 50 persons with disabilities Coordinated the monthly special events
  • Advanced experience in development of large special events and fundraising.

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8. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Documented resident progress using MDS weekly, quarterly, annually and significant changes regarding therapeutic activity pattern.
  • Conducted weekly Medicare, Medicaid and private pay reports, submitted quality indicator and MDS reports and metrics for QA/QC reports.
  • Completed monthly patient satisfaction reports, assessments, daily documentation, MDS reports and FEM Scores on patients served.
  • Complete paperwork for a caseload of 40 residents including MDS interviews, assessments, notes, and attendance records.
  • Gained knowledge on MDS 2.0, initial, quarterly, and annual assessments, and attended interdisciplinary meetings.
  • Attended weekly care plan meetings; completed MDS, assessment and care plans, and participation documentation.
  • Performed all documentations of resident's initial assessments, care plans, progress notes and MDS.
  • Assess residents through collection of background information and performance of evaluations utilizing MDS 3.0.
  • Performed initial and quarterly assessments, MDS documentation and care plan team reporting.
  • Transported patients, performed MDS documentation, controlled materials/inventory, and more.
  • Work with the interdisciplinary team to update care plans and MDS.
  • Completed documentation, including MDS, assessments, and care plans.
  • Completed clinical assessments, care plan meeting, and MDS work.
  • Completed RT portion of MDS along with care planning team.
  • Completed the MDS and attended IDCP meeting.
  • Complete MDS and documentation on SigmaCare.
  • Documented assessments, including MDS 3.0 and CAA documentation, care plans, quarterly progress notes, daily attendance and participation.
  • Completed the MDS , admission/discharge summaries; progress notes, readmission summaries and quarterly notes and attended IDCP meeting.
  • Complete MDS assessments and enter into iComet.
  • Completed assesments, careplans, and MDS paperwork for each patient/resident.

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9. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Provide meaningful activities to elderly people with Dementia-related psychosis such as Manic Depression, Anxiety Disorder and Schizophrenia.
  • Facilitate and organize daily recreational activities for an assisted living geriatric population with varying degrees of dementia.
  • Developed and implemented therapeutic recreation to patients with dementia in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Developed Independent Recreation Therapy program for citizens of the community who live with dementia.
  • Planned, organized and directed leisure structured therapeutic activities for patients suffering with dementia.
  • Conducted personal visits as scheduled for psycho-social stimulation for patients with dementia.
  • Planned, directed, and coordinated recreation based treatment programs for patients in the Dementia and Rehabilitation units.
  • Create, plan and implement RT programs of a gentle care unit designed for participants with severe dementia.
  • Provided therapeutic programs to Dementia population; wrote quarterly & annual reviews, & care plans for said residents
  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate programs for a 60 bed dementia unit.
  • Work exclusively in dementia program for seniors who have varying degrees of cognitive impairment.
  • Educate family, caregivers, and facility staff on dementia best practices.
  • Worked on locked dementia, ICF, skilled and the rehabilitation units.
  • Served as a culture change leader on a dementia-specific unit.
  • Developed a dementia and memory care program.
  • Run groups for stroke, dementia, and M.S.
  • Document assess & care plan in EPIC medical record Develop dementia educational services for care giving staff & families of participants.
  • plan and implement therapeutic recreation activities (Music, Art, Adaptive Sport, Trivia) for adults/geriatric dementia.
  • Design of Calendar and coordinated dementia programs in the 40 bed locked dementia unit.
  • Developed and implemented multi-sensory program Snozelene for dementia clients.

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10. Leisure Activities

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Here's how Leisure Activities is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Designed recreational therapy treatment, leisure activities, and addictions behavioral assessment protocols specific to this setting.
  • Supervised student interns and trained paraprofessionals in delivering leisure activities.
  • Encouraged patients to develop interests and participate in leisure activities.
  • Counseled and encouraged consumers to develop leisure activities.
  • Encourage clients to acquire new skills and get involved leisure activities, such as sports, games, arts and crafts.
  • Supervised 2 recreation aids * Implemented structured recreational and leisure activities for 32 dual diagnosed (MR/MI) clients
  • Assist patients in leisure activities to engage and improve their minds, bodies and spirits.
  • Develop positive and safe leisure activities and fitness programs that are individualized for each client.
  • Planned, organized and directed leisure activities for patients in LTC facility.
  • Adapted activities and provided resources for patients to complete leisure activities.
  • Provided a Variety of Leisure Activities for Adult and Geri-Psychiatric Patients.
  • Involved the residents in leisure activities to ensure emotional well-being.
  • Adapt leisure activities to fit patients needs during hospitalization.
  • Provided wide range of leisure activities for residents.
  • Encourage patients to develop leisure activities.
  • Develop and implement individualized and group treatment modalities including community re-entry, aquatic, and home based leisure activities.
  • Planned and implemented leisure activities for adults/seniors with intellectual disabilities Documented progress related to leisure and participation
  • Assist in planning and coordination of therapeutic groups and activities Transport and escort patients to scheduled structured and leisure activities.
  • Developed adaptive art, cooking and leisure activities for visually impaired adults in the adult day care program.
  • Build new relationships expand social nerwork, and develop leisure activities.

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11. Community Integration

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Here's how Community Integration is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Implemented therapeutic recreation activities consisting of social skills, exercise, cognitive skills, community integration, and other prescribed activities.
  • Complete initial client intake and develop outcomes-based treatment goals focused on peer socialization, community integration and home-based activities.
  • Provided opportunities for patients to explore new interests or re-introduced former interests to assist in community integration.
  • Referred patients to a variety of community integration services for individuals with special needs.
  • Created and implemented their community integration program.
  • Implement community integration outings for clients.
  • Provided Community Integration activities to improve consumer's confidence with participation in outings with other peers there age.
  • Organized special trips and events that met the needs of the population and initiated community integration.
  • Provided ongoing group lectures, coaching individuals on health issues for community integration.
  • Practice social skills and community integration through organized field trips and outings.
  • Provision of treatment commensurated with need to include: remotivation, stress management, behavior modification and community integration.

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12. Community Outings

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Here's how Community Outings is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Facilitate community outings for patients to attend adapted recreation events, while ensuring safety and security.
  • Develop, organize and carry out therapeutic activities and community outings.
  • Planned and implemented center-wide special events and community outings.
  • Transport residents to weekly community outings.
  • Planned and implemented community outings.
  • Plan, organize, and direct interdisciplinary coordination and implementation of community outings, Recreation Programs, and special events.
  • Provided planning and coordination of individual and group skills and community outings to allow for social and coping skills.
  • Manage activity staff, volunteer program, resident council meetings, community outings and activity department budget.
  • Developed, implemented, and evaluated activity programs, community outings, special events and 1:1 sessions.
  • Design and implement scheduled events, campus-wide activities, community outings and volunteer events.
  • Engage clients in therapeutic activities, exercise, games, and community outings.
  • Provided opportunities for community outings to help patients practice skills learned in treatment.
  • Plan, organize and supervise a large group activities and community outings.
  • Planned, organized, and facilitated treatment groups and community outings.
  • Coordinate monthly community outings in the facility van for residents.
  • Arrange in house programs and community outings.
  • Maintain budget for community outings.
  • Planned and led community outings.
  • Escort clients on community outings.
  • Organize and supervise coordination of community outings, and special events with dietary, nursing, transportation and building maintenance Depts.

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13. Physical Therapy

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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Plan, coordinate and implement therapeutic activities in conjunction with Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and state and federal regulations.
  • Organize physical therapy/recreational therapy for twenty mentally handicapped individuals in a group home setting.
  • Supported tenants in physical therapy interventions alongside agency physical therapist.
  • Team goals established through the Medical Director, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Social Services Departments.
  • Supervised team building skills, social skills, physical therapy, and art therapy.
  • Worked in an interdisciplinary setting providing individual treatment and co-treated with physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and neuropsychology.
  • Assist veterans through physical therapy using the techniques of cardio, weight-lifting, and physical aerobics.

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14. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Developed chronologically and developmentally therapeutic recreation treatment plans for children with special needs.
  • Encourage clients with special needs, or diverse populations, to acquire new skills and become involved in health-promoting leisure activities.
  • Plan, direct, and implement a wide range of therapeutic recreational activities for children with special needs.
  • Encourage students who have special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills through involvement in health-promoting leisure activities.
  • Encourage clients with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills and participate in health-promoting leisure activities.
  • Review and maintain overall file of the individuals that reside in a medical frail/ special needs facility.
  • Developed a therapeutic intervention plan based on the established goals and objectives/ special needs of care.
  • Encourage patients with special needs to acquire new skills and get involved in health-promoting leisure activities.
  • Planned and executed play therapy program for special needs children in long-term care orthopedic hospital.
  • Assist with the programming and planning of recreation activities for persons with special needs.
  • Instructed special needs children in basic home economics and gross motor skills.
  • Provide recreational activities and games promoting development for children with special needs.
  • Teach specifically tailored dance techniques for children with special needs..
  • Bus transport of clients with disabilities with special needs and safety
  • Assist children with special needs participate in summer youth programs.
  • Worked with kids and adults with special needs.
  • Adapt programs to children with special needs.
  • Direct of Special Needs Programming.
  • Engaged with and fostered a safe environment for someone of special needs Garnered compromising/communication skills and achieved a new understanding of patience
  • Conducted client assessments and special reviews on a regulatory basis and for special needs Teaching/Trainer Experiences, Program Consultation, Personnel Training

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15. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Provided recreational therapy services in ambulatory and intensive programs for children and adolescents with mental health conditions and substance abuse problems.
  • Provided mental and behavioral health monitoring crisis prevention and intervention training and supervised clients in a residential substance abuse facility.
  • Developed and implemented therapeutic art and education recreation programs for young adults, substance abuse and special needs populations.
  • Provided Therapeutic Recreation services to a substance abuse population for in-patient Rehab, Mica and out-patient.
  • Implement and execute therapeutic recreational activities for 21 day inpatient psychiatric/substance abuse rehabilitation program.
  • Incorporated and developed programs into the outpatient substance abuse program.
  • Developed recreational activities for prisoners in the rehab section of the facility to help them overcome the problem of substance abuse.
  • Planned, implemented and facilitated therapy groups for adolescents with dual diagnosis substance abuse disorders and adults with mental illness.
  • Worked with patients in the Community Living Center, Alzheimer's Unit, Substance Abuse, and Physical Rehab units.
  • Worked with adults with various mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, substance abuse, etc.
  • Develop and implement treatment programs for Spanish speaking patients and as well as patients with substance abuse issues.
  • Provide quality substance abuse treatment according to the program's Section 35 established policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Developed a stress reduction group for substance abuse individuals, helping them with anxiety and depression issues.
  • Provided daily recreation/art therapy groups for adult patients with mental health and or substance abuse issues.
  • Planned and facilitated group sessions daily for up to 30 individuals with psychiatric/substance abuse diagnosis.
  • Created recreation programs for substance abuse patients for 2 years.
  • Rehabilitate individuals with substance abuse in collaboration with psychologists, therapist and social workers.
  • Provided didactics on Dual Diagnosis and Substance Abuse Prevention, for short-term inpatient adult population.
  • Counseled substance abuse patients 2.
  • run groups and activities and transportation Salt Lake County/Midvale - Substance abuse recovery program

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  • Developed activities for 10-12 lower functioning registrants/clients diagnosed with Alzheimer's/Dementia & MRDD on Saturdays.
  • Developed and scheduled appropriate recreation activities for senior citizens with dementia and Alzheimer's disease
  • Provided Recreation Therapy Services for dementia /Alzheimer's geriatric population, improving health, well-being, daily functioning and independence.
  • Developed a garden therapy program for Alzheimer's patients which resulted in a beautiful courtyard with many gardening beds.
  • Supported the dementia and Alzheimer's residents by assisting them to be involved in communication and physical activity.
  • Coordinated and implemented leisure activities for individuals that had Dementia, Alzheimer and other mentally ill disease.
  • Scheduled and facilitated activities for Alzheimer's, long-term care, assisted and independent living residents.
  • Utilized specialized training which focused on working with individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's and Dementia.
  • Provide treatment services and recreation activities for patients on a 31 bed dementia/Alzheimer's unit.
  • Plan and implement programs for clients with early to late stages of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Planned, organized and directed recreational programs for residents in skilled care and Alzheimer units.
  • Developed and implemented new programs that were designed for patients with Alzheimer's disease.
  • Provided stimulating activities for patients of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
  • Served on physical rehabilitation, hospice and Alzheimer's units.
  • Experienced with Alzheimer's and related Dementia's.
  • Lead therapeutic groups for adults with Alzheimers disease, chronic mental illness, drug addiction, and violent outbursts.
  • Create and carry out engaging activities for patients with Alzheimers to hopefully improve their quality of life.
  • Developed and supervised programming for individuals in various stages of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
  • Planned and carried out activities with Alzheimer's Patients Wrote and saw to care plans for individual patients Assisted residents on outings
  • Marked improvement shown in memory, especially in patients who previously showed trouble with dimentia and/or Alzheimer's .

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  • Certified in Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behavior and Crisis Intervention Techniques.
  • School facilitator responsible for health education as well as therapeutic crisis intervention.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary team and crisis intervention, home visits and fieldwork.
  • Supervised residents, including behavioral and emotional concerns and crisis intervention.
  • Implemented crisis intervention as needed for behavioral health patients.
  • Certified in non-violent crisis intervention.
  • Implement Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) and other behavior modification techniques.
  • Assist with milieu management and respond to crisis intervention.
  • Provide crisis intervention, as needed, for students.
  • Increase stabilization and access to care for most severely acute and isolative clientele reducing crisis intervention.
  • Supervised crisis intervention teams responsible for patient safety and crisis de-escalation.

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18. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Provide daily activities, monthly special events and new recreational/leisure experiences for socially maladjusted mentally challenged individuals.
  • Hired to Create, Develop and Assist the elderly in daily activities, assist the Chaplain, provide Music Therapy.
  • Supervised and Signs off behind Recreational Therapist Overseas day to day programs, provide daily activities, assessment and discharged planning
  • Assisted 25 residents in daily activities including bingo, manicure day, tea party, and reading time.
  • Develop and implement daily activities, exercise programs, events, games, monthly schedules and holiday programs.
  • Managed daily activities such as Tai-Chi, Yoga, meditation relaxation and other therapeutic activities for rehab patients.
  • Developed, coordinated and implemented daily activities for short stay patients on a skilled unit.
  • Organize and lead daily activities and field trips within respite center's group homes.
  • Documented daily activities and irregularities, as well as records and reports.
  • Organized daily activities for clients and well as kept record of participation.
  • Organized a monthly planner, describing daily activities and therapy sessions.
  • Provide daily activities for adults and geriatrics in a psychiatric setting.
  • Organized events and daily activities for patients and family members.
  • Assisted consumers in daily activities.
  • Provided assistance to staff for cognitive impaired clients Engaged in recreational activities with clients and assisted with daily activities
  • Lead residents in their daily activities, such as bingo and pokeno.
  • Supervised residents Scheduled daily activities Facilitated the fleet of vehicles and maintained a Class B license
  • Conducted daily activities for schizophrenia patient Planned and supervised outings Obtained small jobs for patient
  • Carried Out Daily Activities Assessments Treatment Plans/ Reviews Daily Notes
  • Documented daily activities .. COLLEGE ACHIEVEMENTS Homeroom Class President - 3rd year Personal/ Contact References: Upon request

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  • Document assessment, treatment plan, intervention and evaluation on appropriate medical records in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Completed patient assessments by interviewing patient, researching medical records, and communicating with medical staff.
  • Reviewed medical records and history of specific patients for case-study research and development.
  • Protected the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Maintained patient records for accountability purposes within hospital medical records.
  • Reviewed medical records, assessed subjective and objective data.
  • Conducted patient assessments and updated patient medical records daily.
  • Maintained medical records per regulation.
  • Assess patient needs by means of evaluating patient's medical records, personal observation and corresponding with relatives of patients.
  • Analyzed and interpreted medical records information for chart reviews within a week's time while continuing all other responsibilities.
  • Obtain information from medical records, medical staff, and family members regarding capabilities, needs and interests.
  • Analyze and report behavioral patterns to a team leader or other supervisor, verbally or in medical records.
  • Assisted in the development of gross motor, language and social skills Maintain patient medical records.
  • Managed weekly progress notes in medical records to describe patient's level of participation and behaviors.
  • Obtained information from medical records, medical staff to access patients capabilities and needs.
  • Prepare reports and documentation, progress and discharge notes in electronic medical records.
  • Assess patient's needs, medical records, and documenting personal observation.
  • Assess patients' needs through observations, medical records and one to one discussions.
  • Provided appropriate training and review of safety policies and procedures of Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, medical records and documentation system.
  • Measure and record vital signs File and maintain medical records Answered telephone calls on multi-line system Assist with daily activities and exercises

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  • Conducted daily group sessions for adolescent and adult drug rehabilitation emphasizing stress management, relapse prevention, and emotional coping skills.
  • Facilitated a Stress management program including Yoga, Meditation.
  • Provide a supportive therapeutic relationship with clients by providing groups focused on stress management, leisure counseling, and managing symptoms.
  • Provided patient education and counseling to include; stress management, social modification, healthy lifestyle options, and coping skills.
  • Maintained basic job duties including clients services for stress management, emotional intelligence, coping skills, problem solving, etc.
  • Counseled patients on disease/injury prevention, human performance, nutrition, and stress management.
  • Explored and promoted development of leisure skills for effective stress management.
  • Teach coping skills and stress management techniques to patients.
  • Stress Management, Games, Yoga).

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  • Supervised and conducted in-service training of other staff members, reviewing program goals and consulting with them.
  • Assist in the orientation, supervision, and professional development of new staff members and corpsman.
  • Participated in monthly QA Meeting with Medical Director, Administrator and other supporting staff members.
  • Displayed strong ability to build a rapport with residents and staff members of the facility.
  • Allowed my fellow staff members to work on other things while I assisted clients.
  • Worked diligently with all other staff members to determine appropriate treatment for each patient.
  • Supervised and trained staff members on proper wheelchair mobility and transfers.
  • Assist staff members with computer-related issues (software and hardware).
  • Participated in clinical case conferences with other staff members.
  • Assist staff members with translation for Spanish speaking parents.
  • Oversee eight staff members and responsible for staff evaluations.
  • Trained staff members on how to conduct recreational programming.
  • Supervised recreation therapy program and three staff members.
  • Complete payroll for staff members.
  • Trained and directed staff members, administered assessments, developed goals and objectives and oversaw their implementation.
  • Coordinated with all staff members and utilized interests or expertise in daily activity/therapy planning.
  • Develop and implement therapeutic activities Facilitate a safe environment for residents and staff members Document quarterly and behavioral progress notes

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  • Assess, provide individualized/group treatments, documentation for progress notes and complete discharge summaries including community resources for reentry.
  • Researched community resources and recreational activities and made individual referrals and/or organizes group activities as needed.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining productive community resources to support program and client rehabilitation objectives.
  • Coordinate with community organizations to provide veterans opportunities to re-acclimate with community resources.
  • Facilitated contacts with community resources to provide services to residents served in program.
  • Coordinated programs and events with other department and community resources.
  • Increase awareness and accessibility of community resources including recreation.
  • Locate community resources and transportation.
  • Used community resources to effectively plan, coordinate, and execute daily activities, also prepare weekly and quarterly reports.
  • Run groups (Life Skills, Independent Living Skills, Social Skills, Community resources, Activity Group).
  • Request and oversees the use of supplies, equipment, and community resources to promote appropriate Recreation Therapy services.
  • Help people with disabilities integrate into the community by teaching them how to use community resources and recreational activities.
  • Educated patients on using community resources to help them integrate into the community.
  • Assisted in discharge planning of residents and providing community resources as needed.
  • Researched and provided clients community resources for follow up care.
  • Provide patients with community resources and support group information.
  • Locate and make referrals to community resources as appropriate.
  • Assist with Goal Setting/ Community Resources.
  • Coordinated outings using community resources Arranged motivational and inspirational speakers for clients.
  • Manage client cases, initiate linkages to community resources and coordinate all logistics 3.

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23. Anger Management

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  • Provided specialized Therapeutic Recreation to persons with anger management needs, sexually offending behaviors and victims of sexual and psychological abuse.
  • Created and implemented recreational programs, including daily group activities, stress/anger management programs, and leisure education.
  • Developed and led psycho educational groups on anger management, conflict resolution, and co-occurring disorders.
  • Planned and implemented group therapy sessions addressing social skills, anger management and leisure education.
  • Helped children engage in appropriate conversations by teaching communication and anger management skills.
  • Provided an array of Physical Fitness, Creative Arts, Positive Interactions, Self Esteem and Anger Management Activities.
  • Stress Management, Anger Management, Relaxation Exercises, Therapeutic Games, Arts and Crafts.
  • Lead teen support, social skills, anger management, and community transition groups.

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24. Intake Assessments

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  • Designed and implemented programs; Developed intake assessments with regard to treatment plan; Recorded documentation and progress reports notes.
  • Completed intake assessments, set therapeutic goals, completed and recorded care plans and bi-weekly reviews for all patients.
  • Perform intake assessments to determine patient needs and level of care.
  • Lead drug and alcohol aftercaregroups, intake assessments, multidisciplinary evaluations, program planning, and documentation.

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25. Developmental Disabilities

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  • Organized, engaged and supported individuals (called volunteers) with developmental disabilities in various recreation activities.
  • Develop and implement creative interventions for groups and individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities and demanding medical conditions.
  • Developed and implemented 15 individual care plans for children and adults with varying developmental disabilities.
  • Specialize in facilitating programs for Autistic children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Provide Aquatic and Recreational Therapies to children and young adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Plan and implement therapeutic recreational activities for children with Autism and developmental disabilities.
  • Work as a certified Recreation Therapist for clients with physical and developmental disabilities.
  • Specialize in facilitating programs for older individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Coordinated recreation- based treatment programs for people with developmental disabilities.
  • Work directly with persons with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities
  • Work as a certified CTRS and provides Recreational Therapy goals and objectives to children and adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Work with kids with developmental disabilities providing activities, aquatic therapy to rehab them.
  • Adapt and teach swimming lessons for children and adults with physical or developmental disabilities.
  • Led small art, reading and reminiscence groups with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Accompany adults with developmental disabilities into the community for evening recreationTeach meal, nutritional and exercise activities for children and their families
  • Partnered with the ARC of Mercer County to provide an integrated adapted sports program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Program development and treatment for persons with developmental disabilities Ongoing training of clients, staff, families and volunteers.

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26. Veterans

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  • Maintained informative documentation daily on all interactions with veterans, using computerized charting system.
  • Lead group activities among veterans living in a long-term care/skilled nursing facility.
  • Aided veterans in participating in recreation and leisure activities.
  • Advocated for the veterans receiving Hospice Care and provided Volunteer training and leadership to the Hospice Volunteers assigned to the unit.
  • Model social skills for veterans with serious mental illnesses through discussion and interactions outside of scheduled group time.
  • Developed the recreation therapy program for the VA Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans (DCHV)/DOM SA.
  • Write funding proposals to develop projects inside the VAMC to promote quality of life for SCI veterans.
  • Key Outcome: The successful planning and implementation of a campus wide recreation event for Veterans.
  • Worked for the State of Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs and Office Veterans Affairs.
  • Guide and train our Veterans in independent living and social interaction skills.
  • Assessed veterans using the WHO Quality-of- Life brief.
  • Incorporate community living skills for our Veterans.
  • Provide 1:1 support and activities to veterans.
  • Facilitated opportunities for veterans to address psychosocial, emotional, spiritual, and physical needs.
  • Implement and schedule recreational activities for the elderly veterans Interact and entertain residents
  • Organized activities Kept veterans with dementia and limited mobility active
  • Collaborated with veterans, their families, volunteers and the interdisciplinary team to provide personalized care.
  • plan group outing for the residential veterans
  • worked with chronic and acute care psychiatry, as well as Alzheimers/Dementia long term care geriatric Veterans.
  • Supported the veterans spiritual, emotional and physical needs and that of the veterans family.

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27. Independent Living

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  • Created climate of normalization teaching and building independent living skills through recreational activity.
  • Planned, implemented and evaluated therapeutic activities for independent living residents.
  • Provided education to teach adult consumer independent living skills.
  • Coordinated and planned therapeutic recreational activities that promoted increased self esteem, independent living skills, and social skills.
  • Helped with getting these kids to prepare independent living situations as well as communicating without prompt.
  • Develop wellness programs that foster independent living skills and health.
  • Led exercise and wellness program for Assisted and Independent Living.
  • Organize and supervise independent living activities in a group setting.
  • Guided tenants in building transition and independent living skills.

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  • Coordinated with medical staff regarding patient progress and recovery.
  • Consulted with nursing personnel, medical staff and other members of the health team to assess the recreational needs of patients.
  • Participated in medical staff briefings with doctors and counselors regarding patients' care and involvement in planned activities.
  • Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff.
  • Lead individual and group therapy sessions based on the recommendations of medical staff and reported subsequent progress18.
  • Worked directly with medical staff to coordinate goals and objectives, and then implemented treatment plans.
  • Prepared reports reflecting patients' behavior and progress for medical staff and other team members.
  • Prepared progress charts and reports for medical staff and other members of treatment team on
  • Attended weekly medical staff treatment team meetings, inservices, and staff conferences.

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29. Therapeutic Recreation Programs

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  • Planned and implemented therapeutic recreation programs, which included provisions for varying functional levels for those with different mental disabilities.
  • Incorporate team staff into residents' therapeutic recreation programs, providing in-service training and follow-up sessions as necessary.
  • Coordinated and integrated ongoing evaluation of Therapeutic Recreation programs and services and communicated to all relevant parties.
  • Organized group and individual Therapeutic Recreation programs for residents based on needs, capabilities and interests.
  • Conducted daily operations of Therapeutic Recreation programs, community re-entry outings and special events.
  • Developed therapeutic recreation programs for a wide range of intellectual and physical diagnosis.
  • Developed and implemented therapeutic recreation programs for psychiatric patients of an Admission Unit.
  • Develop and lead specialized therapeutic recreation programs for residents based on assessment.
  • Train and supervise volunteers for implementation of therapeutic recreation programs.
  • Facilitated Therapeutic Recreation programs in several settings, e.g.
  • Planned therapeutic recreation programs/interventions for patients with psychiatric illnesses.
  • Plan and implement therapeutic recreation programs for individuals and groups for patients with varying types of Dementia and mental illnesses.
  • Designed and implemented Therapeutic Recreation programs for children, teens and adults in a psychiatric hospital and Residential Treatment Center.
  • Facilitated a wide variety of therapeutic recreation programs on an ongoing basis to 230 residents.
  • Design, facilitate, and assess Therapeutic Recreation Programs for clients with multiple ability levels.
  • Plan, organize and conduct Therapeutic Recreation programs.
  • Developed and facilitated group & individualized Therapeutic Recreation programs with input from clinical staff (e.g.
  • Facilitated Therapeutic Recreation programs in several settings within the skilled-nursing facility (e.g.
  • Plan and implemented Therapeutic Recreation programs on general psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry units.

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30. Social Workers

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  • Worked with an inter-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, CNA's and social workers to provide individual quality care plans.
  • Consulted with physicians, nurses, social workers, therapists and teachers to create well rounded, individualized treatment programs.
  • Participate in rounds with physicians, nurses, and social workers, presenting information on each patient's behavior.
  • Communicated effectively with care team of nurses, social workers to care for seniors with respect and dignity.
  • Collaborate with patient care team including counselors, therapists, nurses, physicians, psychiatrists and social workers.
  • Implemented innovative treatment sessions collaborating with Occupational Therapists, Educators, Nurses, and Social Workers.
  • Communicated with nurses, social workers and doctors regarding patient involvement in groups.
  • Communicate with social workers and physicians regarding patients' progress.
  • Work along side Social Workers, Nurses, Discharge Planners and
  • Manage Behavioral Health Techs in facilitating groups Create and build unit group curriculum Assist unit Social Workers as needed completing psychosocial assessments
  • Attented the weekly team meeting which involved the doctors, nurses, behaivoral speicalist, and social workers.

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31. Relaxation Techniques

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  • Instructed patients in relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing, concentration and other activities.

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32. Monthly Calendar

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  • Organized and planned monthly calendar events and activities
  • Managed monthly calendar and newsletter.
  • Developed monthly calendars and newsletters.
  • Planned and designed monthly calendars and various therapeutic games to engage residents to maintain and improve physical and cognitive functioning.
  • Created monthly calendars, created and went on community outings, and assisted with major in-home events.
  • Assisted team in development and implementation of monthly calendar of daily programs and special events.
  • Plan and direct activities, plan and create monthly calendar of activities and newsletter.
  • Scheduled appointments, made monthly calendars using computer software and trained new staff.
  • Help the team with creating the monthly calendars for the members.
  • Plan monthly calendar of social and recreational programs.
  • Develop and complete monthly calendars for each participant.
  • Plan and create monthly calendars for sub-acute rehab.
  • Create monthly calendars and party plan big events.
  • Supervised interns, budgeted and monthly calendars.
  • Provide a monthly Calendar order and maintained supplies
  • Planned and scheduled monthly calendar events.
  • Created monthly calendars and newsletters.
  • Scheduled and supervised activity staff members Prepared a monthly calendar of activities.
  • Assisted in preparing special events, responsible for making monthly calendar, and chaperone day trips.
  • Planned programs and supervised Recreational Therapy staff for the senior population Developed monthly budget Developed monthly calendar

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33. Sensory Stimulation

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  • Provided one-on-one social visits for residents, emphasizing tactile and sensory stimulation.
  • Provide one-on-one visits to non-responsive residents with sensory stimulation.
  • Recorded behavioral observations, response to group involvement, sensory stimulation, and 1:1 contact.
  • Lead programs using music, reminiscence, sensory stimulation, cognitive games & current events.
  • Developed the sensory stimulation program for those individuals in later stages of dementia.
  • Educate team members in effective & appropriate sensory stimulation techniques for residents.
  • Provide 1:1 room visits for increased social and sensory stimulation.
  • Coordinated social outings for sensory stimulation, such as bingo.
  • Planned Unit calendar and implemented implementing individual and group programming, Individual sensory stimulation contacts for bed bound Residents.
  • Developed and Implemented sensory stimulation programs specifically programmed for residents with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
  • Planned, executed and documented resident group activities/art projects Conducted motivational therapy and sensory stimulation with room-bound residents

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34. Pet Therapy

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  • Developed a pet therapy program working with the local animal shelter as a community outreach opportunity.
  • Provided pet therapy and in hospital community reintegration outings weekly.
  • Recruited volunteers and oversaw pet therapy sessions.
  • Developed first ever Pet Therapy Program at The Children's Center as well as created all policy and procedures.
  • Coordinate addition of new programs, including in-house therapy dog for pet therapy and rock climbing wall.
  • Organized pet therapy activities, set up weekly calendars, and created newsletters.
  • Created and launched the first Pet Therapy program in the hospital's history.
  • Streamlined and executed a television media interview for the pet therapy program.
  • Worked closely with Administration to implement a pet therapy program.
  • Started a pet therapy program for the Transitional Care Unit.
  • Arranged for pet therapy programs from outside agencies.
  • Developed a pet therapy program for the center.
  • Scheduled and Implemented all Pet Therapy visits.
  • Provided pet therapy Organized group activities Encouraged group participation by making all interactions customer centered Instructed on Range of motion exercise's

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35. Olympics

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  • Coordinated, planned, and implemented an activity schedule that included day programming, field trips, Special Olympics, etc.
  • Trained and individual Staff in Special Olympics Events, such as Basketball, Bowling, Swimming, Track & Fields events.
  • Organized large center wide events such as auctions, seasonal Olympics and sports tournaments with the Department of Corrections.
  • Coordinated events such as Special Olympics, initiated travel programs for the terminally ill and managed department finances.
  • Coordinated evening, overnight and other activities related to Special Olympics, both locally and nationally.
  • Developed and implemented programs for 50+ clients to include Special Olympics & special events.
  • Help organize Special Olympics events at Mississippi State Games.
  • Served as Special Olympics Area 6 Coordinator and Coach.
  • Assisted in campus wide special events and Special Olympics.
  • Developed and carried out a Special Olympics FIT Program.
  • Assisted with Special Olympics at the University of Richmond.
  • Assisted with Special Olympics training and participation.
  • Coached a Special Olympics softball team.
  • Coached Special Olympics in various sports.
  • Coordinate and coach Special Olympics.
  • Maintained thorough knowledge of all rules, game procedures, coaching techniques and current trends in Special Olympics.
  • Plan and attend overnight trips and performing ADLs Organize, train and attend Special Olympics, fundraisers and community outreach programs

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36. Recreation Department

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  • Developed and advanced current recreation department in effecting new strategies for implementing intervention protocols.
  • Supervised recreation department staff, volunteers and recreation students.
  • Provide initial training to the Therapeutic Recreation Department.
  • Managed hospital based wellness and recreation department.
  • Maintained monthly budget for Activity/Recreation Department.
  • Executed daily operations of recreation department.
  • Implemented entire Therapeutic Recreation Department curriculum.
  • Coordinate building staff scheduling and direct a 3 staff Recreation Department in a 100 bed, 28 day inpatient facility.
  • Provided training opportunities to new employees on Approaches to Learning and all departmental training to members of the Recreation Department.
  • Contribute to the recreation department design, development and evaluation.
  • Plan, organize, and implement monthly recreation departmental meetings.
  • Co-managed the center's recreation department.
  • 61265Developed and organized the recreation department for the new adolescentin-patient Chemically Dependent treatment program.
  • Volunteered at Laguna Honda Hospital facility in the Therapeutic Recreation Department.
  • Managed theRecreation department and assisted in planning and design of theAlzheimer Unit.

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37. Activity Programs

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  • Designed and implemented activity programs for in-patient and outpatient clientele, ranging from adolescents to senior citizens.
  • Developed, planned and directed medically-approved Recreation activity programs for patients.
  • Provided activity programs on a daily basis including evenings and weekends.
  • Designed and implemented activity programs for day treatment facility.
  • Coordinated schedules, facilitated/arrangement of transportation for activity programs.
  • Develop and implement therapeutic activity programs.
  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate therapeutic recreational activity programs for clients in their homes.
  • Maintained compliance with the local, state, federal and company policies regarding activity programs.
  • Plan appropriate activity programs for Residents in order to promote a better well-being.
  • Coordinate large and small group activity programs.
  • Designed and implemented leisure and activity programs for blind/multi-handicapped adults in a residential facility.

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38. Needs Assessment

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  • Completed activity needs assessments and discharge summaries.
  • Alternate needs assessment provider, conducting on call psychiatric assessments at various clinical facilities for potential adult and geriatric patients.
  • Used needs assessments to develop treatment plans.

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40. Ctrs

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  • Supported the CTRS in planning and implementation of in- house events and community outings.
  • Provided coaching and performance evaluations of all CTRS staff in department.
  • Supervised interns who were completing their CTRS full semester internship.

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41. Patient Interests

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  • Completed patient treatment plans based on needs assessments, patient interests, and therapy objectives for individuals with traumatic brain injuries.
  • Develop treatment plan to meet needs of patient, based on needs assessment, patient interests and objectives of therapy.

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42. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Document group and individual notes in patient charts and schedule appointments using CPRS, Event Capture, and Vista.
  • Red Cross certified in CPR, basic first aid, and basic water safety.
  • Complete all mandated training for staff, such as CPR and PMCS.
  • Trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention, CPR, and 1stAid.
  • Certified Riding Instructor through NARHA, ARIA also CPR/First Aid***
  • Complete initial assessments and daily progress notes on CPRS.
  • Administer CPR and First Aid as needed.
  • Certified in CPR and first aid.
  • Certified Lifeguard, CPR, and AED.

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43. Therapeutic Recreation Services

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  • Experience in the profession of therapeutic recreation services applied in psychiatric rehabilitation, adapted physical education and day care settings.
  • Developed, implemented and administered therapeutic recreation services provided by activity staff of 10 and serving 120 adult psychiatric patients.
  • Provided therapeutic recreation services to pediatrics and adolescents in a Residential Treatment Center.
  • Provided and developed therapeutic recreation services at these hospitals and rehabilitation centers.
  • Provide therapeutic recreation services for a 17-bed transitional youth program and Day Services Program for individuals between the ages of 18-25.
  • Provide therapeutic recreation services in long term care setting for case load of 30 sub-acute and long- term ventilator dependent residents.
  • Provide therapeutic recreation services that include assessments, evaluations, treatment group activities and special programs.
  • Provided therapeutic recreation services on acute, transitional, and long term care psychiatric units.
  • Trained new employees and supervised all Direct support Professionals Delegated and also directly carried out therapeutic recreation services to clients.
  • Provide Therapeutic Recreation services to patients and residents in a physical rehabilitation and transitional care hospital.

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44. Social Interaction

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  • Organized and led individual and group-oriented consultation, thereby strengthening and developing skills in social interaction, daily living and academics.
  • Coordinated and facilitated small group outings for residents to provide social interaction and positive stimulation in the community.
  • Planned activities and encouraged participation by patients to achieve appropriate social interaction skills.
  • Develop positive patient rapport through the use of groups, 1:1 sessions, evaluations, and social interactions.
  • Support and encourage social interaction, positive affect, reminiscence, and movement.
  • Plan weekly outings for increased social interaction and to improve interpersonal skills.
  • Promote basic play skills and social interactions Increased communication to improve children's ability to socialize and interact.
  • Served as role model and provide social interaction to promote socially acceptable behavior.
  • Expanded social interaction of resident elderly population Developed community awareness of resources for residents Increased residents participation in daily programs

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45. Group Programs

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Here's how Group Programs is used in Recreation Therapist jobs:
  • Assessed and evaluated leisure needs of consumers developing individual and group programs.
  • Implement individual and group programs for 51 patients with hip replacements, CVA, TBI, functional and cognitive impairments.
  • Provide individual & group programs to 50 residents with development disability & medical conditions.
  • Lead group programs for rehabilitation and long-term care units, e.g.
  • Developed treatment plans and provided individual and group programs.
  • Assessed, planned and implemented individual and group programs.
  • Develop and implement group programs.
  • Use leisure activities especially structured group programs to improve and maintain their clients general health and well-being.
  • Led group programs for long-term care and rehabilitation units while completing documentation as needed (e.g.

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46. Facilitate Patients

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  • Facilitate patients, assess overall improvement, and oversee unit activity agendas.
  • Facilitate patients' rehabilitation help them integrate back to their daily regimen and prevent further medical problems.
  • Planned, organized, and directed treatments programs to facilitate patients' rehabilitation.

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47. TBI

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  • Provided a diversified therapeutic recreation program for general rehab, CVA, amputee, hip/knee replacement, specializing in TBI.
  • Conducted all assessments for the TBI unit of 30-bed unit including assessments, progress notes, and discharge summaries.
  • Maintain education with Evidence Based Programs including TBI, PTSD, and Military Sexual Trauma.
  • Initial evaluation and Re-evaluation of TBI clients and progress notes.
  • Participated on the TBI and stroke teams and the clinical education site for University of Toledo students.
  • Planned, implemented and followed through with therapeutic modalities for SCI, CVA and TBI patients

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48. Record Patients

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  • Observe, and record patients' participation, reactions, and progress during treatment sessions, modifying treatment programs as needed.
  • Observe, analyze, and record patients' participation, and progress during group sessions on the adult behavioral health unit.
  • Observe, analyze, and record patients' participation, reactions and progress during treatment sessions.

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49. Social Activities

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  • Planned and executed physical and social activities for group and individual therapy sessions for emotionally disturbed and at-risk youth.
  • Initiated new programs such as the successful Pet Therapy program, new assessment document, and special social activities.
  • Plan, develop and implement a wide range of therapeutic, educational, and social activities.
  • Supervised recreational activities that include sports, trips, social activities, and arts and crafts.
  • Organized social activities, low organized games, tournaments, and fitness program.
  • Planned various recreational activities, including sports, trips and social activities.
  • Worked closely with staff planning activities and providing social activities for residents.
  • Planned various recreational activities, including social activities and arts and crafts.
  • Helped motivate patients to attend and participate in social activities.
  • Scheduled social activities for patients and their visitors.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Recreation Therapist

Treatment Plans

20.7%

Leisure Education

13.6%

Patient Care

11.2%

Recreational Activities

6.4%

Group Therapy Sessions

6.1%

Mental Health Services

5.5%

Special Events

4.9%

MDS

3.4%

Dementia

3.2%

Leisure Activities

3.1%

Community Integration

3.0%

Community Outings

2.9%

Physical Therapy

2.3%

Special Needs

2.3%

Substance Abuse

2.2%

Alzheimer

2.0%

Crisis Intervention

2.0%

Daily Activities

1.8%

Medical Records

1.7%

Stress Management

1.6%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Recreation Therapist

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1 Treatment Plans 16.1%
2 Leisure Education 10.6%
3 Patient Care 8.7%
4 Recreational Activities 5.0%
5 Group Therapy Sessions 4.8%
6 Mental Health Services 4.3%
7 Special Events 3.8%
8 MDS 2.7%
9 Dementia 2.5%
10 Leisure Activities 2.4%
11 Community Integration 2.3%
12 Community Outings 2.3%
13 Physical Therapy 1.8%
14 Special Needs 1.8%
15 Substance Abuse 1.7%
16 Alzheimer 1.6%
17 Crisis Intervention 1.6%
18 Daily Activities 1.4%
19 Medical Records 1.3%
20 Stress Management 1.3%
21 Staff Members 1.3%
22 Community Resources 1.2%
23 Anger Management 1.2%
24 Intake Assessments 1.1%
25 Developmental Disabilities 1.1%
26 Veterans 1.0%
27 Independent Living 0.9%
28 Medical Staff 0.9%
29 Therapeutic Recreation Programs 0.9%
30 Social Workers 0.8%
31 Relaxation Techniques 0.8%
32 Monthly Calendar 0.7%
33 Sensory Stimulation 0.7%
34 Pet Therapy 0.7%
35 Olympics 0.7%
36 Recreation Department 0.7%
37 Activity Programs 0.6%
38 Needs Assessment 0.6%
39 Student Learning 0.6%
40 Ctrs 0.6%
41 Patient Interests 0.6%
42 CPR 0.6%
43 Therapeutic Recreation Services 0.6%
44 Social Interaction 0.6%
45 Group Programs 0.5%
46 Facilitate Patients 0.5%
47 TBI 0.5%
48 Record Patients 0.5%
49 Social Activities 0.5%
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