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Recreation Therapy

Programs that help individuals who have mental, emotional or social problems to develop new interests, sharpen their social skills and gain a sense of self-achievement through a structured series of leisure-time activities which may include music, arts and crafts, special events, social gatherings and recreational games. Recreational therapy is also used as part of many rehabilitation programs for people who have health problems or disabilities.

Taxonomy Code: RP-800.740

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