Current issues concerning recreational therapy. August 21, 1997

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"My Dinner with Bernie," an interview with Dr. Bernath Eugene Phillips (PH.D. Physical Education, Penn State 1941) American Association of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation's Recreational Therapy Section Editor from 1952 to 1958; Recreation Specialist, Special Service, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Veterans Adminiastration; Chairman of the Conference Steering Committee and Conference Report Editor, 1957 Conference on Recreation for the Mentally Ill; and first Hospital Recreation Director registered by the Council for the Advancement of Hospital Recreation. Bernie's pictures

PL 101-476 I.D.E.A.-Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IDEA expired on September 30, 1995 without reauthorization. Funding was appropriated through 1996. This is a critical piece of legislation affecting the practice of therapeutic recreation as a related service. UW-LaCrosse: Therapeutic Recreation and the Schools page.

"Licensure: Questions for the Profession," by and reproduced with the permission of NCTRC Executive Director Peg Connolly, Ph.D., CTRS.

"Challenges Facing Therapeutic Recreation," by and reproduced with the permission of Alistair MacKinnon.

References for Recreational Therapy: DiLorenzo, T., Prue, D., & Scott, R. (1987), "A Conceptual Critique of Leisure Assessment and Therapy: An Added Dimension to Behavioral Medicine and Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Psychology Review, 7, 597-609. Marlat, A., & Gorden, J. (1985), Relapse Prevention. New York: Guilford Press.

North Carrolina Senate Bill 1722-Wayne Pollock of Durham County was appointed to the North Carolina State Board of Therapeutic Recreation Certification for a term ending June 30, 1995.

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