Recreation Therapy Gerontology Diploma Program Distance Education Approved for Native Education & Training College in North Bay, ON!

The Superintendent of Colleges and Universities (Private Career Colleges Branch) approved the Recreation Therapy Gerontology Diploma Program (Distance Education) for delivery at Native Education & Training College (North Bay, ON) on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The program is the first of its kind within the Private Career College sector.

Therapeutic Recreation is a health care profession that utilizes a therapeutic process, involving leisure, recreation and play as a primary tool for each individual to achieve their highest level of independence and quality of life.

Graduates of the Recreation Therapy specializing in Gerontology work in a variety of health care settings. Developed using the standards within the Essential Competency Framework for Therapeutic Recreation the curriculum articulates the competencies necessary to practice as a Therapeutic Recreation Professional in Ontario.

For more information in bringing this program to your Private Career College in ON, please connect with Jerry at or call 905-906-3706.