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About AtraATRA, is a not for profit agency that promotes the profession of therapeutic recreation in Alberta by addressing the professional needs of its members, through: 

  • Acting as a consistent voice and advocate for therapeutic recreation in Alberta with its members, prospective members, members of the public, employers, educational institutions, other health professions and national/international groups representing therapeutic recreation. 
  • Providing professional development opportunities, mentoring and networking channels to increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of its members. 
  • Promoting consistent practice for therapeutic recreation across the province through clearly defined membership criteria, standards of practice, code of ethics and continued competence criteria.


Benefits of Membership

  • Networking Opportunities- ATRA Meetups
  • Professional Development- ATRA Symposium
  • Access to Resources- Knowledge Centre 
  • Advocacy and Representation- Guiding Documents
  • Job Opportunities- ATRA Website
  • Community and Support- ATRA meets with students and professionals in person and virtually
  • Continued Education Credits- Webinars 
  • Leadership Opportunities- ATRA Volunteer opportunities
  • Discounts and Perks- Members Section