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Therapeutic Recreation Directory
Presents a wide variety of resources including employment, internship, association, academic, activity ideas, and discussion forums. Probably the largest therapeutic recreation/recreation therapy site.
The American Therapeutic Recreation Association
Largest US, national professional organization representing the interests and needs of recreational therapists. Defines therapeutic recreation as the provision of Treatment services and the provision of Recreation services to persons with illnesses or disabling conditions.
Chesapeake Area Recreation Therapy Association
A membership organization. Includes membership information and expanded links for members only.
National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
Nationally recognized credentialing organization for the profession of therapeutic recreation in the US.
Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association
Membership organization. Includes variety of online resources--discussion board, membership information, conference updates.
North Carolina Recreation Therapy Association
Membership organization. Promotes the benefits of therapeutic recreation specialists and assistants. Info for recreation therapy professionals, case managers and consumers.
Connecticut Association of Therapeutic Recreation Directors (CATRD)
Offers membership and organization information, services and resource list.
New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association
Membership organization. Includes news updates, jobs listing, along with board and membership information.
British Columbia Therapeutic Recreation Association
Membership organization. Includes information regarding membership, regional chapters and educational opportunities.
National Therapeutic Recreation Society
A membership organization and a branch of the National Recreation and Parks Association. Defines therapeutic recreation as a continuum of services: treatment, education and recreation.
North Carolina Therapeutic Recreation Certification Board
State certification law protects the title of "therapeutic recreation specialist" from misuse. Includes application information and forms.
Therapeutic Recreation in Schools
Overview of therapeutic recreation opportunities in public schools based on USA's Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).
Electronic Therapeutic Recreation/Recreation Therapy
Links to many therapeutic recreation directories and documents.
Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association
A national membership association. Includes membership and conference information along with a discussion board.
Southeast Therapeutic Recreation Symposium, Inc.
Held annually in the southeastern United States to disseminate current information to provide for the continual growth and development of therapeutic recreation professionals.
West Virginia Therapeutic Recreation Association
Membership organization. Includes organization newsletter and conference information.
Wisconsin Network of Therapeutic Recreators
Information regarding various therapeutic recreation organizations across the state.
Recreation Therapy and Child Life at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Offers services to patients of the Psychiatric, Rehabilitation, Burn/Plastics/Renal, Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Trauma and Medical Surgical Units. The Child Life program offers programs for pediatric patients.
Idyll Arbor, Inc.
Publishing consulting firm. Offers books, audio tapes, video tapes, testing tools, posters, games and consultation for everyday practice. Unique selection of recreation therapy resources available.
Dept of Veterans's Affairs: Recreation Therapy Service
Provides clinical treatment interventions for veterans and other beneficiaries.
Northern Ohio Therapeutic Recreation Association
A membership organization for TR professionals. Includes a map to meeting sites, links to TR resources, meeting minutes, and contact names.

The origins of the Medpage Directory is based on the Open Directory