Discussion of leadership theories and skill development for indoor-outdoor games and sports. Teaching activities to develop skill in programming various indoor/outdoor recreational settings.
Students will develop advanced program planning skills through the integration of theories and models of program development, consideration of diverse target markets, performing needs assessments, and planning for risk management issues. Students will apply these planning skills through an applied project. Prerequisite: REC 2335 with a grade of "C" or better. (WI).
Students engage in classroom content and service learning to develop knowledge and skills in facilitation techniques used in a variety of therapeutic recreation settings. Prerequisites: REC 1310 and REC 1370 both with grades of "C" or better.
Students participate in programming and leadership with a selected recreation agency. Online learning modules and communications guide the work and professional reflections. Prerequisite: REC 2335 with a grade of "C" or better and a minimum 2.0 Texas State GPA and instructor approval.
This course provides an in-depth examination of the therapeutic recreation process with a focus on planning and implementation of individualized services and supports for persons with disabling conditions. Therapeutic recreation practice concepts of interventions, modalities, instruction, leadership, supervision, and leisure counseling are explored. Prerequisite: REC 5327 with a grade of "C" or better.
This course introduces students to basic principles and procedures for developing recreation programs that respond to human needs. This course provides students with opportunities to acquire and utilize recreation programming skills through practical application. Prerequisite: REC 1310 with a grade of "C" or better and REC 2330 with a grade of "D" or better.
Students will gain a theoretical and practical foundation for applying the therapeutic recreation process with persons with psychiatric conditions. Focus will be on the development of skills necessary to implement evidence-based interventions aimed at behavior change.