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2018 Annual Conference Call for Presenters

Call for Presenters

Pacific Northwest Therapeutic Recreation Association

Annual Conference 

April 12-13, 2018


Greetings! The Board of Directors for the Pacific Northwest Therapeutic Recreation Association invites submissions to present at our upcoming Annual Conference (Thursday, April 12 through Friday, April 13, 2018) in Portland, Oregon. This conference provides annual continuing education and networking opportunities for professionals and students in Oregon and surrounding states. 


Conference Theme: “Setting up Recreation Therapy for Life”


Presentation Topic Suggestions:  Creative presentations that speak to the benefits and application of recreation therapy and adaptive recreation/sports for therapists and providers.  Suggested themes for development include: personal, innovation, fiscal, programs, professional, leadership, skills, clients, evidence based practice, and legislature.  We are seeking presentations that explore effective recreation therapy topics applicable to ages throughout the lifespan.


Presentation Submission Deadline:  December 15th, 11:59 PM


Proposal Requirements:

●      Submit PNWTRA Presenter Application

(fillable application here or downloadable here)

●      Submit requests for accommodations, travel, presentation support, or speaking stipends - keeping in mind PNWTRA is a small grass roots organizations with limited resources.


*NEW* to conference presenting: Students and/or professionals new to conference presenting are welcome to explore a new 20 minute session format. PNWTRA’s intent is to offer opportunities to expand presentation skills in a supportive environment.


Prposal Submission: For questions and proposal submissions, please send required proposal documents to (Jonathan Dennett), PNWTRA President at bod@pnwtra.org 

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