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Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) APPLICATION & APPEAL DEADLINES

Application Deadline (must be "postmarked" by the following dates) Month of Application Review
January 1st February
April 1st May
July 1st August
October 1st November

Registration NOTICES

NEW MAILING ADDRESS: Please note our new mailing address below – phone and email remain the same:

Therapeutic Recreation Ontario

850 King St. West
Unit 20
Oshawa, ON L1J 8N5

UPDATES OF THE REGISTRATION APPLICATION PACKAGE: As of September 1, 2015, the registration designation will have two titles, R/TRO for degree prepared practitioners, and R/TRO DIP for diploma prepared practitioners. Please review the new Registration (R/TRO & R/TRO DIP) Application Packages below. 

IMPORTANT, PLEASE NOTE:  Please ensure you make a copy of your Application Package for your files, as successful Registration Portfolio Application Packages will not be returned unless you add an administration fee to your application (see application form for details).

ALL REGISTRATION PAYMENT ITEMS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Registration Application

Yes you can – this is perfectly okay for you to do this 

Yes you do.

If they are related to your current position, please submit them. If you are unsure if they qualify, please submit them in your package with an explanation of the organization and it’s applicability to your job. The Review Committee will decide if the affiliation(s) is (are) appropriate.

Unfortunately, the TRO office is not able to supply documentation for past conferences. It is imperative for you to keep all documentation for all conferences and workshops that you attend. We would also encourage you to participate in the PCC process at each TRO conference in order to ensure that there are clear records of your participation.

You will be able to count points in the TRO-sponsored section, but if you could provide as much information as possible, such as conference receipts, conference brochures, etc. for conferences attended prior to the PCC process being implemented, it would be greatly appreciated.

Yes you do need to be a member of TRO prior to being able to submit your Registration Application package.

You will be notified by mail regarding the status of your application in the month that your package is reviewed. For example, if you submitted your package for the November Review, you will be notified in November. If you are successful, you will receive a Registration Card and Registration pin. If you have not been successful, your letter will outline the missing information you will need to submit with your appeal.

Please ensure your package is postmarked by the first of the month prior to the review. Packages will be reviewed quarterly – February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, and November 1st. 

Yes you do. You must maintain membership to maintain Registration. Any interruptions to your membership will nullify Registration status. 

Click here to download the Professional Contribution Points page as a quick reference for initial Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) applicants including professional contribution opportunities you may have participated in during the past 5 years and how many points you may obtain for each.

 

Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) Application

Initial Registration Application:

Registration Category Point Requirements: R/TRO, R/TRO CTRS Path, R/TRO DIP

1. Download appropriate Application Instruction Package for full details of how to apply
R/TRO Application Instruction Package

R/TRO DIP Application Instruction Package 

2. Download and complete appropriate Application Forms

R/TRO Application Forms

R/TRO DIP Application Forms

3. Complete registration application payment
Initial Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) application payment $150 (+hst) / CTRS Path application payment $75 (+hst)

Registration Appeal Process and Forms

Registration Appeal Process

Registration Appeal Forms | Appeal Purchase 

Please contact the Practice Review Committee Chairs if you need assistance completing the documentation.