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Recreation Therapy Program

With over 180 undergraduate majors the Recreation Therapy program at the University of Toledo offers an exciting educational environment that foster's student personal and professional development. Housed in the College of Health & Human Services' School of Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences, the recreation therapy program works to maintain a mission of making the world healthier by preparing outstanding professionals through education, research, practice and community engagement while working in interdisciplinary collaboration with outstanding programs in Health, Kinesiology, Respiratory Care, Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. The Program also offers the only Recreation Therapy program in the State of Ohio and maintains COAPRT accreditation. Students enrolling in the Recreational Therapy program at the University of Toledo receive an education designed to prepare them for employment in the areas of Physical Rehabilitation, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Geriatric Services, Pediatric Services, Community Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusive Services, and Centers for Developmental Disabilities.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 100%
  • Outcome 1:
    Specific Learning Outcome: 7.01b: Professionalism, including standards of practice, credentialing, and codes of ethics of therapeutic recreation service.
  • Outcome 1 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 1 Assessment Method:
    (1.) ATRA & NCTRC Website Review Assignment Rubric. Performance Metric: 85% of students will receive a grade of 85% or higher on the ATRA & NCTRC Website Review Assignment. (2.) Examination Questions addressing standards of practice, credentialing, and codes of ethics. Performance Metric: 85% of students will receive a grade of 85% or higher on examination questions addressing standards of practice, credentialing, and codes of ethics.
  • Outcome 1 Result:
    ATRA & NCTRC Website Review Assignment: 95% of students received an 85% or higher on the ATRA & NCTRC Website Review Assignment fall semester 2017 and 89% of students received an 85% or higher on the ATRA & NCTRC Website Review Assignment spring semester 2018. Examination Questions: 90% of students received an 85% or higher on examination questions addressing standards of practice, credentialing, and codes of ethics fall 2017 and 82% of students received an 85% or higher on the ATRA & NCTRC Website Review Assignment spring 2018.
  • Outcome 2:
    Specific Learning Outcome: 7.02a: Encompass standardized assessments, observation, interview, and record review.
  • Outcome 2 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 2 Assessment Method:
    Observation Paper Rubric. Performance Metric: 85% of students will receive a grade of 85% or higher on the Program Plan Assignment. Participant Assessment Rubric Performance Metric: 85% of students will receive a grade of 85% or higher on the Program Plan Assignment.
  • Outcome 2 Result:
    Observation Paper Assignment: 96% of students received a grade of 85% or higher on the Observation Paper Assignment fall semester 2017. Participant Assessment Assignment: 100% of students received a grade of 85% or higher on the Participant Assessment Assignment fall semester 2017.
  • Outcome 3:
    Specific Learning Outcome: 7.03: Risk and Safety Management.
  • Outcome 3 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 3 Assessment Method:
    Risk Management Plan Rubric Performance Metric: 85% of students will receive a grade of 80% or higher on the Risk Management Plan.
  • Outcome 3 Result:
    Risk Management Plan: 100% of students received a 85% or higher on the Risk Management Plan fall semester 2017 and 100% of students received a 85% or higher on the Risk Management Plan spring semester 2018.
    COAPRT Standard 2.05.05:  STD_20505
    COAPRT Standard 3.06:  STD_306
    COAPRT Standard 3.07:  STD_307