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Recreational Therapy? What is that? Has Recreational Therapy ever piqued your interest? Recreational Therapy incorporates leisure, recreation, and play (think fun and games!) into purposeful outcome-oriented care to enhance overall well-being and quality of life. Recreational Therapy, also known as therapeutic recreation, is a systematic process utilizing recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions, as a means to physical, cognitive, psychosocial, and spiritual health, recovery, and well-being. Through various teaching methods, students will learn about Recreational Therapy as a profession and the systematic process, how Recreational Therapy is an essential profession within healthcare and human services, and how recreation and other activity-based interventions can achieve health and well-being among populations served by recreational therapists.