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Working As A Recreational Therapy Aide

  • $39,130

    Average Salary

What Does A Recreational Therapy Aide Do At Colorado State

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* Performs Recreational Therapy assessments by gathering information, interviewing patient, and making treatment recommendations in the functional modality areas of physical, social, leisure, cognitive, psychological, and daily living needs and skills.
* Participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team in developing the patient Treatment Plan formulation and Reviews to help formulate long-and short-range goals.
* Helps design the Recreational Therapy services plan for assigned population to include modalities of leisure education, physical, cognitive, psychological, and daily living skills designed to foster independent and leisure choices and functioning in patient participation.
* Implements a needs specific Recreational Therapy service delivery program by conducting groups, 1:1s, including counseling, evaluation, education and recreation participation for population, which may include a locked security facility.
* Modifications/accommodations are made in order to provide services, which enable patients at varying functional levels to fully participate.
* Provide a safe and secure environment at all times.
* Provide documentation in accordance with hospital and Recreational Therapy Department policies and procedures.
* Documentation includes patient specific information as well as overall programmatic documentation correlating to problems, objectives, and interventions.
* Patient's progress or lack thereof as it correlates to individualized treatment goals is reflected in documentation.
* Treatment is reviewed, changed, modified or terminated based on patient response or significant change in the patient's functioning.
* Attend monthly Recreational Therapy department, area, and committee meetings, program meetings, team meetings, and other meetings as assigned.
* Attend all in-service and trainings as mandated by CMHIP and educational training necessary to maintain professional certifications and competencies.
* Evaluate environment for safety/security risks and patient's behaviors to help provide a Recreational Therapy service delivery system that maintains safety of all patients and staff, by adhering to hospital security policies, including escorting clients to and from Recreational Therapy groups and areas.
* Utilize de-escalating and physical containment techniques from training.
* The Ideal Candidate:_
* The ideal candidate will have current or recent experience working with patients in a mental/behavioral health setting.
* Additionally, they will have strong and proven oral and written communication skills including communicating at all levels of the organization.
* The ideal candidate will bring a demonstrated ability to work individually and within a group to achieve organizational objectives.
* Additionally, the ideal candidate will have computer and MS Office skills that will compliment overall service delivery.
* Finally, the ideal candidate will have the proven ability to work as a professional on a multidisciplinary treatment team to coordinate and deliver the best care possible for patients in a mental/behavioral health setting.
* Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

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Recreational Therapy Aide Demographics

Gender

Female

74.5%

Male

23.5%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

81.6%

Hispanic or Latino

8.4%

Asian

8.2%

Unknown

1.3%

Black or African American

0.5%
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Languages Spoken

Malayalam

33.3%

Spanish

33.3%

Hebrew

33.3%

Recreational Therapy Aide Education

Schools

Grand Valley State University

11.1%

Cabrini College

7.4%

Temple University

7.4%

Utah State University

7.4%

University of Cincinnati

7.4%

University of Utah

7.4%

Stockton University

3.7%

Columbus State Community College

3.7%

Community College of Allegheny County

3.7%

Aquinas College (Tennessee)

3.7%

University of Toledo

3.7%

Allan Hancock College

3.7%

Montclair State University

3.7%

Indiana State University

3.7%

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

3.7%

Northcentral Technical College

3.7%

Saint Joseph's College, New York

3.7%

West Coast University

3.7%

University of Missouri - Saint Louis

3.7%

Liberty University

3.7%
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Majors

Rehabilitation Science

26.2%

Nursing

9.8%

Psychology

6.6%

Business

6.6%

Occupational Therapy

6.6%

Sociology

4.9%

Counseling Psychology

4.9%

Education

4.9%

Medical Technician

3.3%

Fine Arts

3.3%

Health Care Administration

3.3%

Gerontology

3.3%

School Counseling

3.3%

Criminal Justice

3.3%

Science, Technology, And Society

1.6%

Entertainment Business

1.6%

Public Health

1.6%

Mental Health Counseling

1.6%

Pharmacy

1.6%

Health Sciences And Services

1.6%
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Degrees

Bachelors

36.1%

Masters

22.9%

Other

21.7%

Associate

10.8%

Certificate

7.2%

Doctorate

1.2%
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Top Skills for A Recreational Therapy Aide

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  1. Recreational Therapy
  2. Recreational Activities
  3. Comprehensive Assessment Plan
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  • Provide quality recreational therapy to adults/senior citizens.
  • Provided support and recreational activities for dementia patients in a long term care setting.
  • Provided assistance with daily living activities.
  • Processed monthly reports for behavioral activity.
  • Provide refreshments and coordinate ordering of lunch menu with individual hospitalized Veterans.

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