An anonymous and confidential Qualtrics online questionnaire (IRB approved) was emailed to 6,500 active CTRSs through the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC
"We are very pleased to be collaborating with the NCTRC
who are at the forefront of clinical research in Taiwan," said Wei Ming Goh, ICON's vice president, Asia-Pacific.
However, the NCTRC
, the credentialing body for recreational therapists, did have authority to enforce compliance with the COE.
position paper on the legal regulation of the practice of recreation therapy.
Certification standards: Part V: NCTRC
national job analysis.
Although the internship has traditionally been valued for its role in fostering professional competencies for practice (Holmes-Layman & Pommier, 2009), specifically the task and knowledge domain areas outlined in NCTRC
's 2007 Job Analysis Study (Bloom, 2009), it is less recognized for its role in the promotion of moral behavior among students.
While the NCTRC
does provide a mechanism for professional credentialing, it continues to recognize the following as meeting the requirements to sit for the exam:
I think it is interesting to note that the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC
) is using "Rec Therapy" more often in their literature when they identify, us, as professionals.
Retrieved 2005 from NCTRC
According to the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC
) (2009), 58% of CTRS' work in hospital settings or skilled nursing facilities.
The summary of demographic findings of the 2007 Job Analysis Study conducted by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification[TM] substantiates this characterization of the current professional workforce (NCTRC
Additional scientifically proven treatment interventions are needed to further validate the benefits of recreational therapy treatment provided by Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists[R] (CTRS[R]) (NCTRC
, 2005) for consumers with a multitude of medically diagnosed conditions, illnesses, and disabilities.