Recreational Therapist

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with people who need "pick me up" treatment
  • Work with people who are sick or hurt to get active again
  • Activities like arts, crafts, animals, games, drama, music, dance and community outings to improve their well-being and get back into life.

Work Environment

  • Nursing Homes
  • Hospitals
  • Physical Therapy Facilities
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  • Bachelors Degree (with emphasis in Recreational Therapy)
  • Workers want to hire someone who is a "Certified" Therapist

Approximately $40,000 annually

Interesting Facts

  • If you are interested in this career consider coupling this training with teaching or Occupational Therapy.
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