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Become a MemberMembership Categories and Criterias 

ATRA accepts applications for three different membership categories. Please review the three categories and select the category that meets your needs.

  • Professional: Apply for this cateogry if you are a new graduate, new to ATRA, currently practicing, supervising, teaching or returning to practice after a LOA of 3 consecutive years and who meet acadmeic and clinical placement requriements. Please be advised that effective March 31, 2018, "Non-practicing" status will no longer apply to the Professional Membership category.
  • Student: Apply for this category if you are taking one or more courses towards the completion of a diploma, post graduate certificate, bachelors / masters / doctorate degree whose title contains Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation & Leisure Studies. Note: ATRA professional members who continue to work in therapeutic recreation while taking courses are expected to maintain Professional Membership.
  • Supporting: Apply for this category if you are interested in furthering the objectives of ATRA and are not eligible for Professional or Student Membership. 

Disclaimer: Membership applications may be deferred, refused or conditions imposed if the renewal applicant does not meet membership criteria.'

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