ATRA 2017 Annual in Therapeutic Recreation, Vol. 24

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-57167-902-4

Copyright year: 2017

Welcome to Volume 24 of the ATRA Annual in Therapeutic Recreation. This volume continues the tradition of featuring strong research papers along with several interesting practice perspective papers and conference poster abstracts. The articles explore diverse topics such as marketing in the field; general health and quality of life of caregivers; therapies and FIM™ scores; and the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of recreational therapists about the professional code of ethics.

Analysis of the Status and Extent of Marketing and Promotion Strategies in the Practice of Recreation Therapy
Leandra A. Bedini, PhD, LRT/CTRS

Leisure as a Predictor to Health and Quality of Life in Caregivers
Nancy J. Gladwell, ReD, CPRP; Leandra A. Bedini, PhD, LRT/CTRS; and Erick T. Byrd, PhD

The Role of Recreational Therapy in the Treatment of a Stroke Population
Melissa L. Zahl, PhD, CTRS/L; Greg Horneber, CTRS/L; Jennifer A. Piatt, PhD, CTRS; and Mwarumba Mwavita, PhD

ATRA Code of Ethics: Impressions from the Profession
Melissa L. Zahl, PhD, CTRS/L; Dawn DeVries, DHA, CTRS; Wayne Pollock, PhD, CTRS, FDRT; and Mwarumba Mwavita, PhD

Editorial: You Say “Recreational Therapy” and We Say “Therapeutic Recreation”
Daniel L. Dustin, PhD, and Keri A. Schwab, PhD

Rejoinder #1: You Say Recreational Therapy or Therapeutic Recreation: We Say Recreational Therapy and Leisure Facilitation
David R. Austin, PhD, FDRT, FALS; Bryan P. McCormick, PhD, CTRS, FDRT, FALS; Marieke Van Puymbroeck, PhD, CTRS, FDRT

Rejoinder #2: “We Know What We Are, But Know Not What We Might Be”: A Response to Dustin and Schwab’s Words of Caution for the Recreational Therapy Profession
Alexis McKenney, EdD, CTRS

Rejoinder #3: And I Say Recreation
Charles Sylvester, PhD

ATRA Annual in Therapeutic Recreation Contents, Volumes 1–24 Continuing Education Units (CEU) Correspondence Program

Abstracts From the 2016 ATRA Research Institute

Abstracts From the 2016 ATRA Research Institute Poster Session

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