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Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Courses

Please contact individual schools from the ones listed on the Post-Secondary TR Programs page to find the right fit for you. Be sure to consult with the Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) Application package for the formal education requirements.

 

Educational Opportunities

No events at this time. Stay tuned for information on future Continuing Education opportunities.

 

Annual TRO Conference

TR practitioners across province look forward to attending the Annual TRO Conference, where they can learn about new and innovative program ideas, stay current on the latest TR trends and research, earn Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs) and connect with other TR professionals during the social networking opportunities.

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Recorded Conference Sessions: 

Didn’t get to conference? Miss a session or want to see it again? Looking to earn more PCCs? To support our members in their professional development, TRO has recorded several conference sessions. Sessions from our 2016, 2017 and 2018 TRO Conferences are currently available. Sessions from this year's Conference will be added to this page in the days following the Conference. Thank you to all of the presenters and delegates from these sessions for your cooperation! 

CLICK HERE for Conference Recording Details

 

Call for Presentations:
TRO 2019-2020 Webinar Series

Planning is now underway for the TRO 2019-2020 Webinar series. We are once again hoping to provide five more sensational TRO Sponsored webinars. Visit our Call for Webinar Presenters page for more information and to download the Call for Presentations form.

Call for Presenters due: June 10, 2019

 

Webinar Recordings

2018-2019 Webinar Series

TRO Webinar Series 2018-2019

Click here to purchase PCCs for the 2018-19 Webinar Series. 

Building a Strengths-Based Team on Purpose

October 16, 2018

Click here to access the recording, slides and post-test for this webinar.

Presenter: Nicole Bergman, Engaged Lifestyle Solutions, Inc.

Breathe: Heal Yourself from the Inside Out

November 22, 2018

Click here to access the recording, slides and post-test for this webinar.

PLEASE NOTE: This session was presented at the 2018 TRO Conference. If you have collected a PCC from this session you will not be eligible for a PCC from viewing this webinar and post-test.

Presenter: Joseanne Spiteri, R/TRO, Owner/Founder, Spiteri Recreation Therapy Services

Katie DuTempleErin LeDrewWriting the Blues

January 15, 2019

Click here to access the recording, slides and post-test for this webinar.

Presenters: Erin LeDrew, R/TRO, and Katie DuTemple

Using Online Tools Effectively for Program Evaluation and Research

February 28, 2019

Click here to access the recording, slides and post-test for this webinar.

Presenters: Tiina Liinamaa and Stacy Jowett, R/TRO

Providing Adaptations in Programming for Individuals with Autism, ADHD, and Anxiety

May 17, 2019

Presenter: Sheelah Rodriguez, Therapeutic Recreation graduate and certified yoga teacher

Click here to access the recording, slides and post-test for this webinar.

 

2017-2018 Webinar Series

Session #1 Active tool for rehabilitation

Session #2 A comparison and contrast of the Registration designation and the CTRS credential

Session #3 It takes the loneliness away!: An innovative program for social isolation

Session #4 Utilization of the Leisure Well-Being Model into the Circle of Practice

Session #5 Evaluating and Implementing Meaningful TR Programs through Calendar Evaluation

2016-2017 Webinar Series

Session #1 Chair Yoga in your 70s, 80s and beyond

Session #2. Registration designation: applying with TRO

Session #3: Conceptions of Suffering & Supporting Persons through Life Review

Session #4: The Journey to TR Publication...the good, the bad and the ugly

Session #5: Therapeutic Recreation & A Strengths-Based Approach

Members click HERE to access all of the webinar recordings & post-tests for free!  

Purchase All 5 of the 2017-18 Recorded TRO Webinars ($75 +hst). Non-Members are welcome to purchase a single webinar for $25 (incl. HST). Please contact our Communications Coordinator for details.

Click on the link below to purchase your PCC Transcript for your initial Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) or Maintenance application. If you would like a letter of participation for your CTRS renewal, contact Amanda at communications@trontario.org and be sure to follow the instructions outlined above.

Purchase PCC Transcript for 2017-18 Recorded Webinars

Purchase PCC Transcript for 2016-17 Recorded Webinars

Upcoming Events Webpage:

Continuous learning is essential in order to grow as a professional and to stay up-to-date with current research and trends related to the practice of Therapeutic Recreation. TRO members, be sure to login and view our "Upcoming Events" webpage for a list of various educational opportunities. Collecting Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs) for your R/TRO Application or Maintenance package? Any session listed as a "TRO Sponsored Event" on our Upcoming Events page has been pre-approved for PCCs. See below for more details about TRO Sponsored Events. Do you know about an upcoming event that may be of interest to TRO Members? Please let us know by Submitting an Event!  

PCC Application to Become a TRO Sponsored Event:

If you are organizing an educational opportunity, Therapeutic Recreation Ontario is now offering PCC points for members who attend educational opportunities made available by/to regional groups or facilities. Attendees will be awarded 1 PCC point for every 1 hour of education sessions they attend. Only attendees who purchase PCC points will be able to submit the education session along with PCC transcript for points in their Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) application / maintenance packages. The organizing individual/group must complete the PCC application form and send along with an abstract/brochure (click link above to learn more).

TRO Sponsored Events

Collecting Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs) for your Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) Application or Maintenance package? Any session listed as a "TRO Sponsored Event" on our Upcoming Events page has been pre-approved for PCCs. Please note: in order to receive your PCC Transcript, you will need to purchase PCCs for the event you are attending and follow the PCC procedures as outlined for the event. 

TRO members have indicated that they want more TRO sponsored educational opportunities in addition to our Annual TRO Conference. One of the ways TRO is addressing this request is by sharing details for PCC-approved opportunities.