J.P. Witman - Author
Dr. Jeff Witman is Professor Emeritus at York College and works part-time at the Woodlands Foundation and at the Collier Township Community Center. He is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) and has been recognized as a Fellow Distinguished in Recreational Therapy (FDRT).
His experiences in practice included stints as Director of Occupational Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation Services at Hampstead Hospital in NH and as Director of Recreational Therapy with Philhaven Behavioral Health in PA. He has been a trainer for various teambuilding programs including Camelback Resort, Teambuilders, Inc. and Wellbeing Initiatives.
Jeff has received both the Distinguished Fellow Award and the Scholarly Achievement Award from the American Therapeutic Recreation Association. He recently received the Fred Combs Award, the highest honor of the PA Recreation and Parks Society. He has served as Editor of the ATRA Annual and as Guest Editor for special issues of the Therapeutic Recreation Journal.
Taking the Initiative