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Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) Eduction & Practical Experience Requirements

 

Formal Education Requirements -Effective September 1st, 2015

Designation Degree/Diploma TR Coursework Supportive Coursework Points
R/TRO

Successful completion of the following:

 

TR degree or

 

Allied degree + post graduate certificate in TR or

 

Allied degree + TR diploma

Minimum 2.5* TR credits will address the following competency dimensions outlined in TRO’s Essential Competency Framework and meet the definition of a TR course as defined in the R/TRO application package.

  • Assessment
  • Intervention Plan
  • Program Development
  • Program Delivery
  • Documentation
  • Evaluation
  • Community Practice
  • Research
  • Communication and Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Professional Accountability
  • Professional Development

Minimum 2.5 credits within one or more of the following areas:

  • social science
  • health science
  • humanities 
100 pts
 R/TRO DIP  

Successful completion of the following:

 

TR diploma or

 

Allied diploma + post graduate certificate in TR

 

Minimum 15** TR credits will address the following competency dimensions outlined in TRO’s Essential Competency Framework and meet the definition of a TR course as defined in the R/TRO DIP application package.

  • Assessment
  • Intervention Plan
  • Program Development
  • Program Delivery
  • Documentation
  • Evaluation
  • Community Practice
  • Research
  • Communication and Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Professional Accountability
  • Professional Development
 

Minimum 9 credits within one or more of the following areas:

  • social science
  • health science
  • humanities 
 50 pts

 *(0.5 credits equals 1 university semester course)

**(3 credits equals 1 college semester course)

Practical Experience Requirements -Effective September 1st, 2015

Designation Degree/Diploma Practical Experience Points
R/TRO

TR degree or

 

Allied degree + post graduate certificate in TR or

 

Allied degree + TR diploma
  • *Pathway A: 710 hours required
  • **Pathway B: 100 points required (please see application package)

 

Practical experience will address the following dimensions outlined in TRO’s Essential Competency Framework.

  • Assessment
  • Intervention Plan
  • Program Development
  • Program Delivery
  • Documentation
  • Evaluation
  • Community Practice
  • Research
  • Communication and Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Professional Accountability
  • Professional Development
100 points
R/TRO DIP

TR diploma or

 

Allied diploma + post graduate certificate in TR

  • * Patway A: 430 hours required
  • **Pathway B: 50 points required (please see application package)

 

Practical experience will address the following dimensions outlined in TRO’s Essential Competency Framework.

  • Assessment
  • Intervention Plan
  • Program Development
  • Program Delivery
  • Documentation
  • Evaluation
  • Community Practice
  • Research
  • Communication and Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Professional Accountability
  • Professional Development
50 points

*Pathway A applies to those graduates in 2016 and beyond who have attended a school whose curriculum has been approved through TRO’s Curriculum Review process. This category applies to placement hours obtained though the applicants therapeutic recreation degree or post graduate certificate.

**Pathway B applies to those who graduated 2015 and prior who meet the formal education requirements, as well as any out of province applicants and/or graduates of 2016 and beyond whose academic programs have not met approval through TRO’s Curriculum Review process. This category applies to work experience hours obtained through internships and work experience directly related to Therapeutic Recreation.

TOTAL REGISTRATION POINTS REQUIRED:

R/TRO = 250 (Formal Education -100 + Practical Experience 100 + Professional Affiliation 25 + Professional Contributions 25)

R/TRO DIP = 150 (Formal Education -50 + Practical Experience 50 + Professional Affiliation 25 + Professional Contributions 25)