ERIC Number: EJ673945
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
A Cross-Cultural Critique of Newer Therapeutic Recreation Practice Models: The Self-Determination and Enjoyment Enhancement Model, Aristotelian Good Life Model, and the Optimizing Lifelong Health Through Therapeutic Recreation Model.
Dieser, Rodney B.
Therapeutic Recreation Journal, v36 n4 p352-68 4th Qtr 2002
Discusses culturally biased assumptions in human services, reviewing three newer therapeutic recreation (TR) models (self- Determination and Enjoyment Enhancement, Aristotelian Good Life, and Optimizing Lifelong Health Through TR) and providing multicultural critiques of each model. Suggestions for the future include: conduct cross-cultural assessment to judge appropriate TR practice models, and include and develop cross-cultural perspectives and assumptions from diverse fields into TR practice models. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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