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TR Awareness Month
February 2021

Therapeutic recreation: Unmasking the possibilities

TRO is pleased to present Members with our 2021 TR Awareness Month toolkit full of valuable resources to help you plan your own TR Awareness Month advocacy events and activities.  

Celebrate TR with COVID-compliant event/activity ideas 

We recognize that celebrating and hosting TR awareness events or activities will require a different approach for 2021, as we continue to follow COVID-related precautions around social gatherings and host virtual events. Our toolkit resources have been updated with virtual event suggestions to reflect that reality. 

This year's updated collection of great resources includes a PowerPoint presentation about TR you can share with clients, employers and your community, a TR infographic that you can share both online or by printing and circulating to your contacts, as well as our updated 28 Day TR Challenge and Calendar – a fun way to help you redefine what TR means to you and your community every day during the month of February. 

Share on social media! 

As you are planning your TR Awareness Month activities and events, please remember to share your happenings with your TRO community! Share highlights from your events on TRO’s TwitterFacebook or Instagram channels using the hashtags

#TRmonth
#Unmaskingthepossibilities

We will be retweeting and sharing!

Many thanks to Monica Almas, R/TRO of the Membership Services Committee, along with Jessica Korchowiec, R/TRO DIP and Kandice Hurlock, R/TRO, and to Mohawk College TR student Katie Jager for all their work on the 2021 TR Awareness Month toolkit.

 

2021 TR Awareness Month Toolkit

We hope you find these resources useful for your events and activities during TR Awareness Month. 

TR Awareness Month Poster 
We are truly "unmasking the possibilities" by offering a range of poster options. Download and print the poster that best fits your area of practice, or use them all to illustrate the variety of ways TR benefits many different populations.

Download all 6 TR Awareness Month posters

 

TR Information Presentation
Share this with clients, colleagues, your employer (PowerPoint file)

PDF version available here

 

TR Resource Infographic
At-a-glance info about Therapeutic Recreation. Share with your community on social media! (Need a printable version? Click here.)

 

2021 TRO Awards Nomination Poster
Nominate a TR and earn PCCs, plus a chance to win a TRO prize pack! (nominations are open NOW, deadline is Feb. 28, 2021).

 

Inspirational Quotes and Online Resources 

 

28 Day TR Challenge Calendar
An easy-to-follow daily guide to help you redefine what leisure means to you and your community during February 2021. 

 

Media & Event Ideas
Helpful tips and ideas for hosting and promoting your own virtual TR awareness events and activities in your community
(please be sure to follow COVID-19 restrictions in your area).

 

Puzzles & Games
Have fun and learn more about TR at the same time! Print out and give to your clients. 

 

 

TRO Scope of Practice
You'll find this and other documents to help you advocate for and advance the TR profession on our Professional Documents page

 

Elevator Statements 
about Registration with TRO
Use these short descriptions to jumpstart a conversation about the R/TRO and R/TRO DIP designations

 

More infographics! 

Check our COVID-19 Resources page for more info.

Conducting in-person visits during COVID-19

Visiting your loved ones in care homes during COVID-19

TR Programming Tips & Resources

Making meals together at home

Fun, meaningful activities to do at home during COVID-19