April 21st, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 pm (PT)

Continuing Education

Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation

Live Online Info Session

Join us for a Live Online Info Session about our Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation course with instructor Johnathan Pathmanathan , who will answer your questions live. Ashton College staff will also be available to advise and answer your questions about admissions and other general questions about the course.

The Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation Course is an overview of the history, philosophy, concepts, and issues in the field of therapeutic recreation. The helping nature of the recreation therapist role and the importance of self-awareness within the profession will be addressed. The importance of leisure activities and the common barriers to recreation participation are discussed. Introductory information will be provided and discussed on a wide range of disabilities, medical conditions, therapeutic support environments, and conceptual models of therapeutic service. 

We look forward to connecting with you online! To find out more about the course:

Live Interactive Info Session On Zoom:
All the registered participants will get an invitation and link to join the session through email.

Meet the Instructor: Johnathan Pathmanathan 

Johnathan Pathmanathan is a recreation therapist with a Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Seneca College. Utilizing a person-centred and constructivist approach to teaching, he places an emphasis on ensuring that the classroom is a diverse and culturally supportive environment for his students to learn. In his spare time, Johnathan enjoys going out for hikes, exercising and finding the best places to eat in the city. 

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