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srtsThe Southeast Recreational Therapy Symposium is March 28-30, 2018 @ Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia.

It appears all of the continuing education sessions are pre-approved by NCTRC.

A person can earn up to 15 continuing education hours (1.5 CEUs) for this event.

You can download the program here: http://srts.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/SRTS-2018-Program-CEU-Approved.docx

You can register at this link http://srts.info/registration/ 

I’ll be presenting on Friday March 30th at 830 a.m. on my main focus area.

 Trauma Focused Recreational Therapy For Children And Adolescents (G1) 

Danny Pettry, MEd, CTRS, LPC

 This session will introduce participants to theories of behavioral change, how trauma impacts the brain, symptoms of trauma in children and adolescents, and other diagnostic tools. The session will also include evidenced-based practices and recreational therapy interventions such as relaxation skills, affect regulation skills training, cognitive processing skills, conjoint sessions that can result in enhanced interpersonal and safety skills.


Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:

1) Identify one way trauma changes the brain in children and adolescents,

2) Identify three possible symptoms of trauma in children and adolescents,

3) Identify how recreational therapists can assist a child with enhancing relaxation skills, affect regulation skills and interpersonal skills.