Louisiana Association
for Behavioral Health

Course Objectives

  • Define Therapeutic Activities, Philosophies, and Goals
  • Explore the function of Therapeutic activity as an essential part of a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment
  • Identify basic competencies in presentation
  • Learn to adapt therapeutic activity to client needs as identified on an individualized treatment plan
  • Utilize different objectives/techniques in therapeutic activity facilitation
  • Utilize “Hands-on” activities to stimulate skill incorporation, social complimentary & mastery
  • Understand group types utilized in therapeutic activity
  • Identify interventions and targeted goals
  • Utilize the therapeutic activity analysis matrix and functional independence measure to promote effective assessment and treatment planning
  • Identify tools for group management/shaping
  • Demonstrate ability to document to support medical necessity

  All certification participants for this training must hold, at minimum, a bachelors degree in a related field.




Chapter 93. Hospitals; Subchapter R. Psychiatric Services; §9501(G)):

G.  Therapeutic activities such as art leisure counseling, recreational therapy, etc., shall be provided by licensed or certified therapists, adequate in number to respond to the therapeutic activity needs of the patient population being served. A certified therapist is a person with a college degree who has obtained a certification as an activity therapist, recreational therapist, etc.


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