An extensive and up-to-date treatment on the topic of recreational therapy, the eighth edition of Therapeutic Recreation Processes and Techniques: Evidence-Based Recreational Therapy continues to focus on the practice of recreational therapy, with a philosophy of practice that has been consistent since the first edition in 1982.
Like prior editions, this new edition attempts to offer a theory-based, evidence-based, client-centered approach to practice, offering many new references and an expanded discussion of facilitation techniques.
This edition also emphasizes aspects of practice rated as critical in recreational therapy and offers information on recreational therapy topics such as the helping relationship, leadership, communication skills, and clinical supervision.
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts
Chapter 2: Theories and Therapies
Chapter 3: Facilitation Techniques
Chapter 4: The Recreational Therapy Process
Chapter 5: Helping Others
Chapter 6: Communication Skills
Chapter 7: Being a Leader: Group Leadership Skills
Chapter 8: Specific Leadership Tasks and Concerns
Chapter 9: Clinical Supervision
Chapter 10: Health and Safety Considerations