ERIC Number: ED343908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Therapeutic Recreation for Chemically Dependent Adolescents and Adults: Programming and Activities.
Rainwater, Agnes B.
The intent of this publication is to serve as a practical guide for therapeutic recreation personnel working with chemically dependent persons as well as a resource for counselors, social workers, nurses, physicians, and other professionals in gaining insight into the therapeutic recreation delivery service for chemically dependent populations. The book is organized into 26 chapters: (1) Introduction; (2) Assessment Tools; (3) Goals; (4) Barriers to Leisure; (5) Programming; (6) Leadership Skills; (7) Leisure Education; (8) Awareness; (9) Communication and Socialization; (10) Leisure Skills and Interests; (11) Resources; (12) Arts and Crafts; (13) Dance; (14) Creative Expression/Drama; (15) Music; (16) Table Games; (17) Games and Activities; (18) Physical Activity and Exercise; (19) Nutrition; (20) Outdoor Education; (21) Values Clarification; (22) Stress; (23) Relaxation; (24) Decision-Making; (25) Open Recreation; and (26) Family Recreation. Materials presented can be adapted for client handouts and used as lead-ups to an activity, visual aids, or worksheets in organizing thoughts and ideas. (LL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Adults, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehabilitation, Guides, Health Personnel, Health Promotion, Leisure Education, Recreational Activities, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Therapeutic Recreation
AAHPERD, Publications Sales, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091.
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. American Association for Leisure and Recreation.