ATRA_Standards_for_Practice

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ATRA Standards for Practice Developed by the American Therapeutic Recreation Association, the Standards reflect levels of service provision for  therapeutic recreation professionals to implement in a variety of settings. The Standards will assist the therapeutic recreation  professional in assuring the systematic provision of quality therapeutic recreation services.  Standard 1:  The therapeutic recreation specialist conducts an individualized assessment to collect systematic,  comprehensive and accurate data necessary to determine a course of action and subsequent individualized treatment plan. Standard 2:  The therapeutic recreation specialist plans and develops the individualized treatment plan that identifies goals,  objectives and treatment intervention strategies. Standard 3:  The therapeutic recreation specialist implements the individualized treatment plan using appropriate intervention  strategies to restore, remediate or rehabilitate in order to improve functioning and independence as well as reduce or  eliminate the effects of illness or disability. Implementation of the treatment plan by the therapeutic recreation specialist is  consistent with the overall patient/client treatment program. Standard 4:  The therapeutic recreation specialist systematically evaluates and compares the client's response to the  individualized treatment plan. The treatment plan is revised based upon changes in the interventions, diagnosis and  patient/client responses. Standard 5:  The therapeutic recreation specialist develops a discharge plan in collaboration with the patient/client, family, and  other treatment team members in order to continue treatment, as appropriate. Standard 6:  Recreation opportunities are available to patients/clients to promote or improve their general health and well- being. Standard 7:
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