A Recreation Therapist writes a book!

Beth Duewel has a degree in Recreational Therapy from North Central State College.

Duewel has worked at a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor for 12-years.

She co-authored her book with  Rhonda Sue (who is a national speaker and a humor columnist).

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Matthew Jerald joins team at adaptive sports

I’m definitely pleased when I read articles about recreational therapists in the news.

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In the news: Dani Bakken

Congratulations to Dani Bakken! She was in the news recently with a post about Park and Rec: Therapeutic Recreation events with Owatonna Parks and Recreation.

Dani is the new Recreation Supervisor for the TR Program!

Danny Pettry comments: I’m always excited to read about people in our field who are in the news.

Read about it here:



Allison S., (CTRS) completed a half Ironman triathalon

I always enjoy posting about Recreational Therapists who are doing amazing things.
Allison S., a CTRS from the beautiful Texas Hill Country.
She completed a half Ironman Triathalon on Sunday.
She said it was tons of fun.
It consisted of:
  • 1.2. mile swim
  • 56 mile bike run
  • 13.1 mile run.

Way to go Allison. Way to go!


World’s Largest Puzzle – Hampton, Virginia.

This is so awesome!

There is a video of a recreational therapist.

He explains the interesting activity and goes along to discuss the therapeutic benefits!

You’ve got to check it out here:



Rec Therapists in the News

I read a story in the news about a guy named Hunter Davis who is a junior in a recreational therapy degree program.

He appears to be very faith-based.

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