American Therapeutic Recreation Association
ATRA was formed 1984 as an independent organization representing the needs and issues of the therapeutic recreation profession.... The association provides a vast array of membership services focusing on professional practice, professional development, external affairs, advocacy, treatment networking, and educational services. Specifically, ATRA leads the profession with nationally recognized professional standards of practice, code of ethics, and competency guidelines. ATRA provides one mid-year conference and one annual conference each year at different locations across the country. Additionally, the ATRA Academy was developed to provide quality, competency training and skill-based continuing education through webinars. Dozens of professional books and guidelines, as well as promotional items, are available in the ATRA web store.