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Facilitation Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation, 3rd ed.

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-93947-609-8

Author(s): John Dattilo, Alexis McKenney

Copyright year: 2016

Edition: 3rd

Other Formats: eBook

pages: 708

The third edition of Facilitation Techniques in Therapeutic explores facilitation techniques in therapeutic recreation (TR). It gives TR specialists information on interventions to promote physical activity and fitness, techniques to address challenges to emotional expression and control, mindfulness and stress management, and educational and adaption strategies. Although not exhaustive in its coverage of facilitation techniques, this edition includes many techniques that the authors implemented while delivering TR services.

The authors have experience in higher education and as researchers and clinicians.

Chapter 1: Introduction: The Age of Enlightenment for Therapeutic Recreation by John Dattilo


Section A: Physical Activity and Fitness

Chapter 2: Adventure Therapy by Diane Groff

Chapter 3: Aquatic Therapy by Ellen Broach

Chapter 4: Therapeutic Use of Exercise by Ellen Broach

Chapter 5: Therapeutic Use of Sports by Alexis McKenney and Brent Wolfe

Chapter 6: Therapeutic Use of Sailing by Cari Autry and Stephen Anderson


Section B: Emotional Expression and Control

Chapter 7: Anger Management by Alexis McKenney

Chapter 8: Expressive Arts as Therapeutic Media by Mary Ann Devine

Chapter 9: Moral Development Discussions by Alexis McKenney

Chapter 10: Therapeutic Use of Humor by Susan Mathieu and Richard Williams

Chapter 11: Values Clarification by Alexis McKenney


Section C: Cognitive Stimulation and Well-Being

Chapter 12: Mindfulness by Cynthia Carruthers and Colleen Hood

Chapter 13: Stress Management by Martha M. Barantovich and John Dattilo

Chapter 14: Therapeutic Reminiscence by Alexis McKenney, Lourdes Martinez-Cox, and John Dattilo

Chapter 15: Therapeutic Use of Magic by Leandra A. Bedini

Chapter 16: Therapeutic Massage by John Dattilo and Sarah Brownlee

Chapter 17: Therapeutic Use of Tai Chi by John Dattilo


Section D: Educational and Adaptation Strategies

Chapter 18: Assistive Technology by Ellen Broach and John Dattilo

Chapter 19: Leisure Education by John Dattilo

Chapter 20: Therapeutic Use of Animals by Brent Wolfe, Alexis McKenney, and Stephanie Marsden

Chapter 21: Therapeutic Horseback Riding by Sara Tosado and Lauren Alfonso

Chapter 22: Therapeutic Use of Play by John Dattilo and Moji Shahvali

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