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A Narrative on its 40th Birthday: 1981-2021

Creation of the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification, Inc. Marcia Jean Carter, ReD, CPRP, CTRS, FALS, FDRT Chair NCTRC 1981-1985 Foundations of the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification, Inc. The Council for the Advancement of Hospital Recreation (CAHR) in 1956 put forth a National Voluntary Registration Plan for Hospital Recreation Personnel. Applications, transcripts with verification of the information and a $10.00 registration fee were submitted to the Registration Board for review. An Appeals process was also established. In 1957, 68 individuals were the first to be registered as either Hospital Recreation Director, Hospital Recreation Leader, or Hospital Recreation…

National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification, Inc.: 1981-2021

Chronology of the Origin of National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification, Inc.: 1981-2021 Happy 40th Birthday! Marcia Jean Carter, ReD, CPRP, CTRS, FALS, FDRT Chair NCTRC 1981-1985 From the mid-1970s to mid-1980s, I was part of a team, the former National Therapeutic Recreation Society (NTRS) Registration Board, that undertook the studies, revised the standards, created the documents, and negotiated with legal assistance the establishment of the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification, Inc. This chronology briefly summarizes key steps in the formation of the Council. A narrative that provides references to document this summary is available. 1956 CAHR plan–1957 68…

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