Portland Parks & Recreation Posts Position

Portland Parks & Recreation Recreation Coordinator I –Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation

(Temporary Appointment)



Work involves assessing, planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating a full range of recreational and leisure service activities specifically designed to support the defined needs of people with disabilities/special needs; recruiting, selecting, and training therapeutic recreation staff; supervising volunteers and directs seasonal/casual staff.


More information can be found at



OSH Spring Therapeutic Recreation Forum 2014

Register now via mail or online

Annual Spring Therapeutic Recreation Forum
Sponsored by Pacific Northwest ATRA and Oregon State Hospital

Friday, June 6th, 2014

8:00am - 5:00pm

7:30 to 8:00       Registration Check In/Breakfast Snacks

8:00  to 8:15       Welcome By PNWATRA & OSH TR Forum Planning Committee

8:15 to 9:45:        Addressing Health Concerns in an Aging Population by Integrating Adaptive Yoga

                             By Nancy McFarlane, CTRS with Specialization in Behavioral Health & Registered Yoga Teacher

9:45 to 10:00      Networking Break

10:00 to 12:00:  Alternatives to Pharmacological Intervention in the Care of Patients with Challenging Behaviors

                           By Dr. Keith Savell, CTRS 

12:00 to 12:55:   Lunch on Your Own                                              

1:00 to 2:00:      Leisure, Health, and Disability: Leisure as Context for Health Improvement and Disability Reduction  

                            By Norma J. Stumbo, Ph.D., CTRS, FALS

 2:00 to 3:00:      Cracking Creativity: Applying your creative skills in unconventional ways

                            By Christine White

3:00 to 3:15:       Networking Break

3:15 to 4:45:       The Invisible Patient: Therapeutic Recreation Approaches to Optimum Engagement

                             By Dr. Keith Savell, CTRS               

4:45 to 5:00:       Closing Remarks/Evaluation




Job Announcement - Camp Director

The Camp Rivendale Director position is now posted on the THPRD website.  

Please visit:

Job title: Camp Director - Camp Rivendale (Specialized Camp)


TR Forum - Call for Presenters

 Call for Presenters

Annual Spring Therapeutic Recreation Form

Sponsored by Pacific Northwest American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Friday, June 6th 2014 in Salem, Oregon

Conference Theme: Healthy Aging

Presentation Topic Suggestions: Creative presentations that will assist Recreation Therapist to promote healthy aging at any age in all domains: social, emotion, cognitive, physical, and spiritual. 

Presentation Submission Deadline: Friday, March 7th, 2014

See linked document for Proposal Requirements 

Special Considerations: Web-based presentations will be considered and strongly encouraged

Proposal Submissions: For questions and proposal submissions, please contact Jason Ryther at  




RESCHEDULED - Monday, February 17th, 2014 - NEW LOCATION

**Board meeting has been rescheduled due to weather**

Thank you so much for a great turn out to our Annual Conference, January 24!  It was great seeing everyone.  And we look forward to seeing eveyone in the spring!

If you are interesteding in seeing what a board meeting is like, our next board meeting is:

Rescheduled: Monday, Febraury 17, 2014 @ 5:30pm


6110 Keizer Station Blvd

Keizer, Or

** Come join us at our next board meeting! **