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Recreational Therapy for Older Adults

Recreational Therapy for Older Adults (eBook available)

The purpose of the book, Recreational Therapy for Older Adults is to provide a comprehensive textbook for any college or university teaching an undergraduate or graduate course in recreational therapy or therapeutic recreation for older adults within their curriculum.

 

 

The Soul, Science, and Culture of Hope

The Soul, Science, and Culture of Hope (eBook available)

Hope demands to be understood—no different from other disciplines.

My goal is not to provide a scholarly analysis, but to add to the general discussion about hope and how it can translate into a strategy for all.

 

A Social Psychology of Leisure, 3rd ed.

A Social Psychology of Leisure, 3rd ed.

The social psychology of leisure has long been, and still remains, a prominent perspective for understanding the role and impact of leisure in people’s lives.

It is a dynamic field influenced by researchers in leisure studies and theories and research in, among others, the fields of social, personality, developmental, and positive psychology.

 

Risk Management for Park, Recreation, and Leisure Services, 7th ed.

Risk Management for Park, Recreation, and Leisure Services, 7th ed. (eBook available)

Risk Management for Park, Recreation, and Leisure Services provides park, recreation, and leisure services professionals a primer in risk management, tort liability, and negligence that gives them an awareness of legal liability and allows them to take the lead in managing risk within their organizations.

It covers topics from the emergency action plan, to the risk management plan, to managing employees through the lens of minimizing risk, to addressing risk at events and in facilities.

 

Financial Resource Management, 3rd ed.

Financial Resource Management, 3rd ed.

Effective managers in sport, tourism, and leisure service organizations are required to have a wide variety of skills and a good understanding of all of the resources that they manage; they must know how to use their financial resources effectively.

Budgeting and long-term financial planning are areas of understanding and skill that every sport, tourism, and leisure service manager must develop and magnify. Financial Resource Management has been written with the needs of the sport, tourism, and leisure service manager in mind.

 

Study Guide for the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Certification Examination, 5th Ed.

Study Guide for the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Certification Examination, 5th Ed.

Compare our prices! The purpose of this study guide is to assist candidates in preparing for the NCTRC national certification examination for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists.

We are excited to tell you that this fifth edition of the Study Guide for the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Certification Examination has changed significantly from previous editions.  Also available: Flashcards and Print and Flashcards Bundle!

 

Study Guide for the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Certification Examination, 5th Ed.

Therapeutic Recreation Processes and Techniques, 8th Ed.

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.