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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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REC 365 - Advancement of Recreation Therapy Profession and Management

Units: 3
In-depth examination of a recreation therapy service plan of operation, procedures for program evaluation and accountability, quality improvement guidelines and techniques, and professionalism in recreation therapy management.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: HOS 100 and REC 100.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Identify recreation therapy service plan of operation (e.g., TRAM model, policy and procedure development).
  2. Examine procedures for program evaluation and accountability (e.g., attendance, participation rates, cost benefit analysis).
  3. Analyze quality improvement guidelines and techniques (e.g., utilization review, risk management, peer review, outcome monitoring).
  4. Utilize personnel, intern, and volunteer management (e.g., recruitment, supervision, coordination, evaluation).
  5. Identify payment system (e.g. government funding, managed care, private contract, Medicare, Medicaid, ICDM).
  6. Examine facility and equipment management (e.g., maintenance, upgrading, inventory).
  7. Utilize budgeting and fiscal management (e.g., fund acquisition, fund management).
  8. Discover professionalism (e.g., professional boundaries, professional appearance, and behavior).
  9. Identify credential maintenance and upgrading professional competencies (e.g., certification, recertification, licensure, continuing education, specializations).
  10. Discover advocacy for person(s) served (e.g., patient/consumer rights, grievance policies, HIPAA).
  11. Identify legislation and regulations pertaining to TR/RT (e.g., related service definitions, Affordable Care Act).
  12. Develop public relations, promotion and marketing of the TR/RT profession.
  13. Discover professional associations and organizations.

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