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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMRT 673 - Therapeutic Recreation Programming for Persons with Disabilities

The course is designed to familiarize and prepare the student with the essential principles and elements involved in planning, organizing, conducting, supervising, and promoting therapeutic recreation programs. General modifications and adaptations necessary in facilities, equipment, and program design are examined for persons with intellectual disabilities; physical, social, or emotional disabilities; learning disabilities; mental illness; chronic illness; and the older adult. Emphasis is placed on practical application in a variety of settings to better meet the needs, interests, and potential of persons with disabilities.

Credits: 3