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This course involves an unpaid practical experience for students in Honours Therapeutic Recreation. The supervisor must be approved by the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies Practicum committee prior to registering for the course. The practicum will require 105 hours interspersed over 1 academic term (15 weeks). The course will be offered on a credit/no credit basis.
Department Consent Required
Prereq: REC 251, 252
Restricted to students in Recreation and Leisure Studies
The purpose of the practicum is to
Students will be required to set goals and objectives for their practicum in collaboration with their supervisor and course instructor. The course will be offered on a credit/no credit basis; however, the students will complete a weekly reflective journal and a 5-page paper of a specific program protocol. They will be required to research best practices for the program and guidelines for the population. In addition, a satisfactory evaluation of the student is required.
Note - the Practicum Agreement Form must be completed with an appropriate supervisor and submitted to Leeann Ferries before permission will be given to enrol in REC 253.
Note - please speak with Leeann Ferries before contacting any of the agencies directly. However, you are encouraged to find out more about the type of work the agencies do when deciding on a practicum placement.
Note: This information is subject to change.
Students should see the instructor for further details.
Please refer to the schedule of classes for the next course offering.