What is ATRA?
ATRA is an association founded in September 1985, representing over 600 professionals working in the field of Therapeutic Recreation in Alberta
What is Therapeutic Recreation?
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreation Therapy is a health profession which acknowledges the significance of leisure and recreation as integral components of optimal health and well-being of individuals with illnesses and disabling conditions.
Work with individuals with physical, mental, emotional, cognitive or social limitations that impact their ability, attitude and motivation to engage freely in leisure and to maintain a healthy and balanced leisure lifestyle.
Work collaboratively within health service teams which may include physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, nutritionists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists and social workers.
Work in settings throughout the continuum of health care including acute care, rehabilitation, community, assisted living, day programs, long term care and private business.
Follow established Standards of Practice including assessment, intervention/care planning, program development and delivery, documentation, evaluation, research, professional development and community practice.
HAVING PROBLEMS LOGGING ON TO OUR WEBSITE?
ATRA has recently changed the internet/hosting provider for our website. This transition has created some unforeseen technical difficulties for members logging into the ATRA website. We do apologize for any inconvenience and frustration this may have caused.
Remember that your ATRA user name is Firstname.Lastname. Your ATRA password is your membership number - and don't forget to add the hyphen after the first 2 numbers (i.e., 12-3456)
If you're still having issues logging in, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org ,
and in the subject tile please type: Access denied.