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Recreational Therapy Internships

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Dayton, Ohio

Type of Facility

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Facility Info.

Miami Valley Hospital
1 Wyoming St.
Dayton, OH  45409
(937) 208-3093

Contact

Mike Sutherland, CTRS     or Jen Gray, CTRS  jsgray@mvh.org

Description

Come to one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the country as ranked by US News and World Report. We have a JCAHO and CARF accredited, 39 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation unit staffed by two full-time CTRSs. We enjoy working with people who have had strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, and other conditions. Very functionally based program focusing on leisure skills development, leisure education, and leisure barrier reduction. . We also have an outdoor horticulture patio. Free meals provided during your internship.

 

Type of Facility

Long Term Care

Facility Info.

Trinity Retirement Community
3218 Indian Ripple Rd.
Dayton, Ohio 45440

Contact

Brian Gregg M.S., CTRS
937 - 426 - 8481

Description

We are a 3 level-of-care facility looking for someone who is interested in increasing their knowledge and understanding of a multiple functioning campus.  Internship experience would include Recreation Therapy provided for residents that are located in Independent, Assisted, and Health care areas.  Focus could involve one area more than others.  Wellness and Health promotion is key when providing care for all residents.  Experience would fill many interventions that are needed when working with older adults.

 

Type of Facility

Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Facility Info.

Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare
2611 Wayne Ave
Dayton OH 45420

Contact

Amy Pedersen, CTRS 
(937)258-0440 x6365
pedersena@mh.state.oh.us

Description

We are a 110 bed state psychiatric hospital servicing patients ranging in age from 18 and up.  We have 5 full time recreational therapists and 2 music therapists within our department.  Our hospital is comprised of 2 acute care units and 2 forensic units.  The services we provide include both individual and group sessions.  We provide treatment to increase leisure skills, help to identify positive coping skills, increase motivation, promote appropriate social skills, provide leisure education and community reintegration, identify physical fitness and health/wellness benefits and provide general recreation participation.  We also have a pet therapy program. 

 

Cincinnati, Ohio

Type of Facility

Long-term care, skilled nursing, Alzheimer's 

Facility Info.

Meadowbrook Care Center
8211 Weller Rd.
Cincinnati, OH  45242

Contact

Christine Henderson
513-489-2444 ext. 142
chenderson@meadowbrookcare.org

Description

We are a 150 bed facility with long-term care, skilled nursing, and a separate Alzheimer's unit.  The coordinator and assistant are both CTRSs.  

 

Type of Facility

Adolescent Residential Psychiatry

Facility Info.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave.
Cincinnati , Ohio 45229
(513) 636-8855

Contact

Sharon McLeod, MS, CCLS, CTRS

Description

The Recreational Therapists work in a 3 unit residential facility.   We work with a wide range of clients from the ages of 10 to 18 who are both male and female.  The clients are diagnosed with multiple psychiatric diagnoses such as: ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, PTSD, MR, etc.  The program provides the following: Leisure Education, Experiential, Fitness, Equine Therapy, Small Animal Therapy, Canine Therapy, Community Service and Art Therapy (provided by an Art Therapist).  We have 5 CTRSs on staff.  We can help set you up with housing for a minimal fee during your stay.  Please call for information or a tour of our facility.

 

Type of Facility

Pediatric Physical Rehabilitation 

Facility Info.

Cincinnati Children's Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
(513) 636-4668/(513) 636-8855

Contact

Sharon McLeod, MS, CCLS, CTRS
Larry Ingram, CTRS

Description

12 bed pediatric physical rehabilitation unit that provides recreational therapy to pts. a with wide range of diagnoses that include spinal cord injury, TBI, Ortho., medical deconditioned, shaken baby syndrome, anoxic brain injury, etc. The recreational therapy internship is a 15 week rotation that will fully prepare students in conducting evaluations, goal writing techniques, treatment ideas, community reintegration, school reintegration, sensory stimulation, adaptive training for leisure pursuits, pet therapy and group treatment sessions. Please call to arrange a tour of the medical center.  Limited to one intern per semester.

 

Type of Facility

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Facility Info.

Health Alliance
2139 Auburn Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio  45219-0000
513-585-2573

Contact

Dave Campbell  campbeDR@healthall.com

Description

Will be working in an acute care rehab department that treats CVA, TBI, NTSCI, debility and ortho patients.  The Health Alliance organization is the largest health care organization in the Tri-State area and offers many challenges for any TR student.

Lexington, Kentucky

Type of Facility

Pediatric Orthopedic Hospital

Facility Info.

Shriners Hospital for Children
1900 Richmond Rd.
Lexington, KY  40502

Contact

Carrie Hayden, CTRS
859-268-5641

chayden@shrinenet.org

Description

12 week internship;  Conduct daily therapeutic activity groups under CTRS supervision fro infants, children, and adolescents.  Perform daily documentation, assessments, and program planning.  Coordinate community outings and perform pre-operation medical play.

 

Type of Facility

Adult Day Program

Facility Info.

Cardinal Hill
2050 Versailles Rd.
Lexington, KY  40517

Contact

Whitney McNiel
859-367-7178 or 859-254-5701 x5378
wmm1@cardinalhill.org

Description

Intern will assist with a variety of daily activities including planning and implementing under the supervision of a CTRS.  Will also document daily participation, record monthly progress notes, plan and implement community trips, do activity assessments and activity plans, work with other disciplines for the ultimate benefit to patients.  Other job responsibilities to help make you a well-rounded therapist.

Edgewood, KY

Type of Facility

Geriatric Behavioral Health

Facility Info.

St. Elizabeth Medical Center
200 Medical Village Dr.
Edgewood, KY  41017

Contact

Karen Grote, CTRS
859-301-7269
kgrote@stelizabeth.com

Description

Interns are accepted for a progressive 15 week experience to work with a geriatric population in a psychiatric unit of a medical hospital.

 

 

 

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