Therapeutic Recreation

Teresa M. Beck, PhD, CTRS
Professor
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
beckt@gvsu.edu

Education:
PhD - University of Texas
Higher Education Administration

M.S. - Florida State University
Leisure Services and Studies with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation

B.S. - Indiana University
Recreation with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation

Academic Interests:
Assessment
Program Planning
Evaluation

CTRA 2014 Presentation - The Impact of CARTE on the CTRS Practitioner

ATRA 2013 Presentation - Building Resiliency and Therapeutic Recreation: A Natural Fit

ILRTA 2013 Presentation - Using ATRA Guidelines to Facilitate Student Internships


Dawn De Vries, DHA, MPA, CTRS
Assistant Professor
devridaw@gvsu.edu
 
Education:
DHA - Central Michigan University
Health Administration
 
MPA - Grand Valley State University
Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Administration
 
BSR - Calvin College
Recreation with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation
 
Academic Interests:
TR with Elders
Interprofessional Education and Collaboration
TR in the Schools
Policy and Reimbursement Issues
Service Learning and Mentoring
 
ILRTA 2013 Presentation - Creating a Niche for TR working with the Elderly
 
ATRA Mid-Year 2014 Presentation - Strategies for Growing Your Profession
 

Susan Sunden, M.Ed., CTRS
Affiliate Faculty Member
Placement Coordinator
sundens@gvsu.edu
 
Education:
M.Ed. - Grand Valley State University
Adult Education, Health Science/Biology
 
B.S. - Grand Valley State University
Therapeutic Recreation
 
Academic Interests:
Pediatrics, Families, Play
Relationship Development
Autism, Brain Research
 

Randy Wyble, MS, CTRS
Assistant Professor
Chair, Department of Diagnostic & Treatment Sciences
Program Director, Therapeutic Recreation
wybler@gvsu.edu

Education:
M.S. - Michigan State University
Recreation with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation

B.S. - Michigan State University
Psychology

Academic Interests:
Substance Use Disorders
Mental Health Issues
TR Interventions
 
ATRA MidYear 2014 - Strategies for Growing Your Profession

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