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What TRO Does

Established in 1999, Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO) is the only professional association that represents Therapeutic Recreation practitioners in the province. Our membership of more than 1,800 includes practitioners, educators, and students. Our mission is to lead the TR profession through growth, advocacy, and innovation. We do this by offering quality membership services including professional development, information, networking, advocacy, and evidence-based research and best practices. We set the standard for excellence in the profession through our Designation (R/TRO).

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DECEMBER 15: The Patient Obbudsman state more Recreation Therapists should be hired to offset the impact of covid restrictions 

MAY 29: TRO asks to address independent commission into Ontario's LTC system

MAY 12: TRO’s government advocacy during COVID-19

MAY 1: TRO sends follow-up letter urging Ont. gov't to recognize TR professionals

APRIL 27: Time to recognize TR professionals in LTC

APRIL 20: TRO welcomes emergency order limiting number of LTC homes in which staff may work

APRIL 8: Info regarding TRO Registration and Student Placements

MARCH 20: COVID-19 Update: TRO and Registration Applications

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