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Therapeutic recreation protocol for treatment of substance addictions

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Published by Venture Pub. in State College, Pa .
Written in English


  • Substance abuse -- Treatment.,
  • Recreational therapy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementRozanne W. Faulkner.
LC ClassificationsRC564 .F385 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1895214M
ISBN 100910251371
LC Control Number90071928

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Get this from a library! Therapeutic recreation protocol for treatment of substance addictions. [Rozanne W Faulkner]. Activities for Individuals With Substance Addictions (Leisure Education Series IV) by Norma J. Stumbo, Paperback Ringbound edition (February ) Therapeutic Recreation Protocol for Treatment of Substance Addictions by Rozanne W. Faulkner, Hardcover (May ). While talk therapy sets a solid recovery foundation, therapeutic recreation can give individuals more insight into their addiction and behaviors. The History of Therapeutic Recreation. Also called recreational therapy, therapeutic recreation uses activities to help people understand and deal with substance abuse or other conditions. Recreational therapy, which is sometimes called therapeutic recreation and occasionally categorized under experiential therapies, is defined by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) as a system developed to use recreational activities and activity-based interventions to address specific individual needs for physical, behavioral, emotional, and psychological health. The overall goal of recreational therapy .

Organized Recreational Therapy is a treatment tool for substance abuse that focuses on the recovering addict’s adaptation back into society. A majority of the drugs that are abused tend to cause the user to become introverted or distant from others that do not abuse the drug. As an available form of treatment for a variety of issues, including substance use and mental health disorders, recreational therapy can help improve the health and wellness of an individual. Recreation therapy — sometimes called therapeutic recreation — may add a level of support and symptom improvement other treatments cannot match. "In areas of functional capacity, therapeutic recreation intervention was found to affect motor development, social skill development (including social interaction skills), cognitive development, communication behavior, enhancement of play and recreation skills . Recreational therapy is an effective way to combat a drug or alcohol addiction. At Crestview Recovery in Portland, Oregon, you can begin making changes for a better, healthier life. Call to start your journey to recovery today.

Based upon these needs and suggestions for future research from , a comprehensive literature search was undertaken to assess the "state of the art" of research on the use and effectiveness of therapeutic recreation interventions in substance abuse treatment programs published in and subsequent years. substance abuse, and at-risk youth; and community parks and recreation programs, camps, and schools. Goals of this Book The goals of Case Studies in Therapeutic Recreation include the following: 1. To serve as a companion book to Heather Porter’s edited book, Recreational Therapy for Specific Diagnoses and Conditions 2.   Voss, M. A. (). A study of activity therapy programs in substance abuse treatment facilities. Unpublished master's thesis, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Witman, J. P. (). The Efficacy of adventure programming in the development of cooperation and trust with adolescents in treatment. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 22(2), This book provides information to help you understand the person using substances and also process addictions (sex, work, gambling, people, leisure, material). It also describes drugs and and and cycle of addiction and how people become addicted. It describes the treatment and process therapy that is used to help a person with an addiction/5(2).