Awards Program

Recognition of the exceptional therapeutic recreation service provided to Albertans is important.

An Awards Program reminds us of the valuable service provided by a Recreation Therapists commitment to service and the health benefits they bring to so many peoples lives.

With the advancement of Therapeutic Recreation in the province of Alberta, we can easily congratulate all Recreation Therapists for their daily commitment and hard work that has brought our great profession to where it is today. However, there are those among us that deserve extra attention for their outstanding service, passion and innovation over the years.

Please consider nominating a deserving Recreation Therapist or Student  for any of the following ATRA Awards.

Employer, colleagues and clients  can nominate a Recreation Therapist that is eligible for a nomination. 

Nominations can be accepted year round. The deadline for ATRA's 2021 Awards Program is August 31, 2021.


ATRA's 2021 Award Program needs your nominations

Watch this short video to guide you in completing the Awards Nominations documents.  This 10 minute video covers all aspects of what it takes to write an award winning nomination. Helping you to recognize and honour the excellence and innovation that happens every day in the therapeutic recreation profession. 

 

 

Distinguished Service Award Nomination Form

Download this word document, complete all areas requested and forward by email. 

Thank you, ATRA appreciates the time and effort you made in this nomination.

Professional of the Year Nomination Form

Download this word document, complete all areas requested and forward by email. 

Thank you, ATRA appreciates the time and effort you made in this nomination

Innovative Practice Nomination Form

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Thank you, ATRA appreciates the time and effort you made in this nomination.

Every year, ATRA awards a student who demonstrates leadership in school and externally, a promise of contribution to the field of Therapeutic Recreation.

Outstanding College Student Leader Award Nomination Form

Download this word document, complete all areas requested and forward by email. 

Thank you, ATRA appreciates the time and effort you made in this nomination.

Every year, ATRA awards a student who demonstrates leadership in school and externally, a promise of contribution to the field of Therapeutic Recreation.

Outstanding University Student Leader Nomination Form

Download this word document, complete all areas requested and forward by email. 

Thank you, ATRA appreciates the time and effort you made in this nomination.

This award recognizes a preceptor in a clinical setting who demonstrates excellence in provision of therapeutic recreation education in their workplace and values the importance of mentoring future professionals.

Outstanding College Preceptor Award Nomination Form

Download this word document, complete all areas requested and forward by email. 

Thank you, ATRA appreciates the time and effort you made in this nomination.

This award recognizes a preceptor in a clinical setting who demonstrates excellence in provision of therapeutic recreation education in their workplace and values the importance of mentoring future professionals.

Outstanding University Preceptor Award

Download this word document, complete all areas requested and forward by email. 

Thank you, ATRA appreciates the time and effort you made in this nomination.

Community Partnership Award Nomination Form

Download this word document, complete all areas requested and forward by email. 

Thank you, ATRA appreciates the time and effort you made in this nomination.