Recreation Therapy Institute – Leveling Up
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Click here for the special RT Institute Registration Packet (paper option is used for the conference/RT Institute combo package. Pre-registration is preferred. Call us at 916.665.2777--we can assist with registration.
Coordinator: John Glass, firstname.lastname@example.org
Day at a Glance
7:00 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote Session – “The Johnny Apple-seeds Of Our Time; Supporting Those that Strengthen Our Communities” - Lori Hoffner, Supporting CommUnity, Inc.
Morning Concurrent Sessions: 9:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Communication, Use Your Outside Voice - Dr. Jamie Hoffman, CTRS, Assistant Professor, Sacramento State University, Jennifer Bartel, CTRS, Adaptive Adventures Unlimited
Meditative Art in the Zone - Carolyn Neufeld, CTRS, RTC, Recreation Therapist, Deborah Paulus, CTRS, Recreation Therapist, Lori Tiago, RTC, Recreation Therapist, California Health Care Facility (CHCF)
Terminology: Person-First Language Back to Basics - Dr. Nancy Nisbett, CTRS, RTC, Professor, CSU Fresno
Therapeutic Theater - LaTianna Williams, CTRS, Metropolitan State Hospital
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions: 1:00-2:30pm
Anger Management through Recreation Therapy - Kevin McCann CTRS, RTC, Recreation Therapist, Department of State Hospitals-Salinas Valley Psychiatric Program
Defining the New “Reasonable” in Public Recreation - Darin Loughrey, Dee Black, Wendy Brown, City of Irvine
SHOW ME THE MONEY! How to Increase Your Revenue Stream through RT Consulting - Lisa Books-Williams, MS, CTRS, Consultant
Title Law and Recreation Therapy: Governance Growing Strategies - Anne N. Battiste, MS, RTC, RC, retired, AGPA Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions: 2:45-4:15pm
Examining Spiritual Sensitivity and Guided Meditation – Keelin Jardin, MS, CTRS, RTC, Baywood Court Retirement Community
Facilitation vs. Teaching…It’s Intentional Learning – Dr. Jamie Hoffman, CTRS, Assistant Professor, Sacramento State University, Jennifer Bartel, CTRS, Adaptive Adventures Unlimited
Lifestyle Balance in a Forensic Setting: The Vital Role of the RT – Sarah Goible, CTRS, RTC, Ellen Beraud, Registered Dietician, Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero
Recreation Therapy Assessments: Treasure Maps to Successful Treatment Planning” - Brent Ericson, CTRS, Supervising Rehabilitation Therapist, Amy Smith MT-BC, Department of State Hospitals- Atascadero
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Courageously Passionate: The Power of One! Closing Session - Dr. Jennifer A. Piatt, CTRS, Adjunct Faculty, PM&R, University of Utah School of Medicine, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington
Please note to receive CEU’s you need to be in the session within ten minutes of start time and stay in the session. Non-members of CPRS can receive a special registration package that includes a one-year membership--click here.
does not include lunch)
(Must include proof of full-time status -
no discount for Part-time students)
(pre-approval required, please contact
John Glass, email@example.com;
maximum in effect, first come, first serve)