About Rec Therapy Today
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Rec Therapy Today’s Mission is to connect rec therapists just like you with resources. Some of these resources include: Continuing Education, Career Opportunities, Networking with Professionals, Information about Rec Therapy in the News, and More.
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Meet Danny Pettry
Danny is and award winning recreational therapist and is widely recognized as one of America’s leading authorities in recreational therapy. In 2007 he founded Rec Therapy Today as the first online continuing education resource creating specifically for recreational therapists, and has been providing newsletters for recreational therapists since 2004.
Danny Pettry has worked as a full-time practitioner at a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility for children with behavioral health needs since 2002.
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in West Virginia
- Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) since 2003 and Behavioral Health Specialization since 2018.
- National Certified Counselor (NCC) since 2013.
Danny Pettry has been a Certfied Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) since 2003. Pettry earned Behavioral Health Specialization as an extention of his CTRS credential in 2018. Pettry has been a National Certified Counselor (NCC) since 2013.
Danny is a lifetime member of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association. Pettry was awarded as one of the 2004 Peg Connolly Scholarship Award winners and one of the 2005 Recreational Therapy Advocates of the Year. Pettry was awarded a Certificate of Recognition in Recreational Therapy from ATRA in 2018. He was awarded Clinical Staff of the Year by the West Virginia Child Care Association in 2014.