recreational therapist


Recreational therapists offer treatment to persons who have behavioural disorders or conditions. They use techniques and interventions such as art, music, animals and dance to promote, maintain and restore the development and health of the patient.

Alternative label

  • psychomotor therapist

  • recreational activity provider

  • social therapist band 3

  • recreation therapist

  • activity co-ordinator

  • milieu therapist

  • social therapist

  • activities co-ordinator

Regulatory aspect

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