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Recreation Programming, 8th ed.

Recreation Programming, 8th ed.

Recreation Programming: Designing, Staging, and Managing the Delivery of Leisure Experiences incorporates information and techniques based on current knowledge about experiencing leisure and the current professional techniques and practices that programmers need to learn and master to design, stage, evaluate, and manage leisure experiences in any organization including government, commercial, and not-for-profit agencies.

 

 

Programming for Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services, 4th ed.

Programming for Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services, 4th ed.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.