Compassionate Recreational Therapist has strong experience working with developmentally disabled adults and creating individualised recreational plans to assist them with community integration. Understands safety principles and designs programmes to allow recreation in safe and fun ways. Has a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Therapy and four years of experience working as a Recreational Therapist whilst supervising recreation aides teams.
Excellent written documentation and verbal communication skills
Strong organisational and time management skills
Strong knowledge of principles of recreational therapy
Broad experience working with people who have developmental disabilities
In-depth knowledge of individualised planning
Keeps safety in mind at all times
First Aid and CPR certified
Strong understanding of confidentiality rules
Passionate about helping other people through recreation programme planning
Good supervisory skills with recreation aides
July 2012 to September 2014 Greater Valley ARCÂ—London, UK Recreational Therapist
Designed recreational programmes for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Participated in the treatment planning team.
Supervised recreational aide staff in providing one-on-one community recreational activities to clients.
Assisted clients with accessing fun community activities to help them integrate into their community.
June 2010 to June 2012 Jasper County Sheltered FacilitiesÂ—London, UK Recreational Therapist
Completed individualised recreation plans for adults with developmental disabilities.
Supervised recreation aides in doing community integration activities.
Took into account disabilities when planning activities.
Planned dances, trips to football games and Special Olympics activities.
2010 London Pacific Regional University, London, England Bachelor’s of Sciences Degree in Recreational Therapy