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Recreational Therapist resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Client-focused Recreational Therapist with 5 years of experience in developing therapeutic interventions and programs using recreational activities to drive participant social, emotional and physical health . Expert in creating wide variety of social and physical activities based on needs and capabilities of individuals, as well as identifying community based resources that best support the student and their family.

Skills
  • Stress management
  • Behavior modeling
  • Setting up activities
  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Behavior modification
  • Team collaboration
  • Mediation and advocacy talent
  • Effective listening
  • CPR/First-aid certified
  • Positive student engagement
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
Education and Training
Eastern Washington University Cheney, WA, Expected in 06/2014 Bachelor of Arts : Therapeutic Recreation - GPA :
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ, Expected in Masters of Education : Special Education (Moderate To Severe) - GPA :
Certifications
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
  • Registered as a CTRS with the state of Washington
Experience
Banner Health - Recreational Therapist
Glendale, AZ, 02/2019 - Current
  • Conferred with members of treatment team to plan and evaluate therapy programs.
  • Obtained information from medical records, medical staff, family members and patients to assess capabilities, needs and interests.
  • Organized and scheduled exercise programs and recreational activities to facilitate physical and emotional health of participants.
  • Created documentation of patient treatment plans, change in treatment, progress and outcome evaluations to facilitate recordkeeping objectives.
  • Devised personalized treatment plans, communicated with referring physicians and provided referrals based on patient evaluations.
  • Implemented counseling techniques and interventions to aid patients in recuperating and improving social, cognitive, emotional and physical activities of daily life.
  • Planned therapeutic and recreation activities aligned with abilities, interests and therapy objectives.
  • Counseled and encouraged patients to develop leisure activities.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Created new programs that resulted in increasing productivity and customer satisfaction.
Banner Health - Recreational Therapist
Gilbert, AZ, 11/2018 - 02/2019
  • Counseled and encouraged students to develop leisure activities.
  • Planned therapeutic and recreation activities aligned with abilities, interests and therapy objectives.
  • Created documentation of student plans, change in participation, progress and outcome evaluations to facilitate recordkeeping objectives.
  • Implemented, age appropriate, counseling techniques and interventions to aid students in improving social, cognitive, emotional and physical activities of daily life.
  • Established positive relationships with students, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Helped students master skills through one-on-one and small group sessions
  • Observed children and recorded activities, maintained daily records and created safe environments during activities.
Banner Health - Recreational Therapist
Queen Creek, AZ, 07/2016 - 08/2018
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new recreational opportunities.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Coordinated care with patients' family members and caregivers while communicating short and long-range goals.
  • Obtained information from medical records, medical staff, family members and patients to assess capabilities, needs and interests.
  • Conferred with members of treatment team to plan and evaluate therapy programs.
  • Organized and scheduled recreational activities to facilitate physical and emotional health of participants.
  • Assessed patients' physical, mental, emotional and social abilities to identify strengths.
  • Planned therapeutic and recreation activities aligned with abilities, interests and therapy objectives.
  • Counseled and encouraged patients to develop leisure activities.
  • Implemented counseling techniques and interventions to aid patients in recuperating and improving social, cognitive, emotional and physical activities of daily life.
State Of North Carolina - Recreational Therapy Assistant
Plymouth, NC, 08/2012 - 07/2014
  • Completed documentation for all clients attending group sessions.
  • Assessed patients to identify individual needs and created care plans to address objectives and goals as identified during evaluation.
  • Documented assessments, treatment goals and patient's progress using standardized note writing format.
  • Implemented post-discharge plans and outpatient care plans.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Identified and provided community resources to support clients in a successful transition to the community

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Eastern Washington University
  • Grand Canyon University

Job Titles Held:

  • Recreational Therapist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Recreational Therapy Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Masters of Education

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