TR and Behaviours, November 16, 2018, Sudbury
Thank you to all our speakers and attendees for making the latest TRO Education Day in Sudbury such a great event. Special guest France Gélinas (pictured, right), MPP for Nickel Belt and NDP Health Critic, welcomed more than 40 TR professionals to the TR and Behaviours Education Day. TRO appreciates her recognition of the value our members bring to the health care system and to quality of life.
Thanks also to Event Chair Sue Verrilli, R/TRO (pictured, left) and the organizing team – Rhiannon Buffet, R/TRO; Hilary Grieve, R/TRO; Heather Hawrellek; Kai Santala, R/TRO; and Heidi Slotegraaf, R/TRO – for putting together a roster of informative speakers to help Therapeutic Recreation professionals support their clients.
TRO is working to develop future one-day education and networking events within other areas of the province.
Do you know an R/TRO Member who has made an impact with their clients, is an excellent advocate for TR, or an outstanding team player? Nominate them to be highlighted in the TRO Blog by downloading and completing the following form:
Students are the future of the TR profession, which is why it's so important they become involved in running their own TR Awareness Month events. Networking opportunities and the ability to earn PCC are just some of the benefits to students who host their own TR Awareness Month event.
TRO has capability to ensure your transition from a student member to a Professional member is both easy and enjoyable. Renewing your membership with TRO will allow you to continue to enjoy the benefits of belonging to Ontario’s only professional association for Therapeutic Recreation. We highlight some of the most exciting benefits of continued membership with TRO below.
This program demonstrates how combining an activity (such as creating a custom wooden sign) with meditation and self-reflection can hold therapeutic value for participants.