Leisure and recreation experiences add quality and enjoyment to life. When individuals experience significant changes in their lives, often through retirement or disabling injuries, they may need counseling to identify and develop leisure skills appropriate to their new life situations. This certificate program prepares students to use counseling techniques to enhance quality of life through leisure.
Admission/Prerequisite: Persons holding a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Recreation or Therapeutic Recreation or a related allied health field (e.g. Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy, Gerontology, Psychology, Adapted Physical Education, Counseling); two years verified experience in counseling approved by the program advisor.