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Recent News

January/ February 2018 e-News

Happy New Year from NCTRC! NCTRC Certification Standards Change The NCTRC Board of Directors continually monitors data related to recreational therapy practice, healthcare trends, the applicants’ academic preparation and professional experience, and modifies the NCTRC Certification Standards accordingly. In doing so, the Board ensures the NCTRC Certification Standards remain relevant with current professional practice and in compliance with the National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the accrediting organization of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). As a result of the Board’s efforts, there are several changes related to the NCTRC Certification Standards and Interpretive Guidelines. Some of the changes will…

November/ December 2017 e-News

Welcome to NCTRC e-News! Season’s Greetings from the NCTRC Board, Committees, and Staff! NCTRC Board of Directors Meets in Georgia The NCTRC Board of Directors recently conducted its fall meeting on October 4-6, 2017 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. The NCTRC Board meets in person twice a year (Spring and Fall) to conduct its business and to review current issues and strategic initiatives. The Board had a very productive meeting that included discussions related to new marketing initiatives, data management system transition, and overall status of the credentialing program, among many other topics. Please be sure to review…

NCTRC Hurricane Disaster Response

The Board of Directors and staff of NCTRC join all CTRSs in expressing concern for the individuals impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. While progress is being made to provide relief to all affected by these disasters, it is a somber fact that it may take months or perhaps years before life is returned to “normal” for many victims. As an organization, NCTRC is exploring several ways in which it might assist CTRSs and TR students during this tragedy. NCTRC has already received several calls and emails regarding these disasters. As of now, we are encouraging individuals to address their…

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