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Return to School and Community Following a Pediatric Mental Health Hospitalization, a Therapeutic Recreation Approach (.1 CEUs)

A Therapeutic Recreation approach on facilitating the best practice for returning to school and community for children and youth following a pediatric inpatient mental health hospitalization. This presentation will provide education on the background of inpatient psychiatric admissions and TR’s role in providing mental health services to youth and adolescents. The presentation will explore therapeutic interventions and training to support the return to school and community through linkage with community-based resources, services, and supports.

Upon completion of the module, participants will be able to:
1. Describe potential barriers to school and community reintegration following an inpatient pediatric mental health hospitalization
2. Identify three global recommendations made via literature review
3. Identify 2 therapeutic recreation interventions to assist with school and community reentry