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Formal Education Requirements

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

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

  • * Pathway 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 points, R/TRO DIP = 150 points 

Registration Category

R/TRO

R/TRO DIP

Formal Education

100

50

Practical Experience

100

50

Professional Affiliations

25

25

Professional Contributions

25

25

Total Points Required

250

150