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Therapeutic Recreation Journal
The Therapeutic Recreation Journal is the renowned quarterly research journal devoted to publishing scholarly and substantive manuscripts in the field of therapeutic recreation.  The journal provides a national forum for research and discussion on the needs of persons with disabilities, problems confronting the profession, new vistas of service, and receiving therapeutic recreation services.
 
In partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association, Sagamore Publishing LLC is excited to announce the release of the
Therapeutic Recreation Journal, Volume 47 Number 1.
In This Issue
Conceptual Papers
Mark A. Widmer, Mat D. Duerden, Stacy T. Taniguchi
 
Research Papers
Shannon Hebblethwaite
 
Jared Allsop, Sandra K. Negley, Jim Sibthorp
 
Kenneth Mobily
 
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Call for Editor
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), with the
assistance of Sagamore Publishing, LLC, is currently seeking candidates for the position of editor for the Therapeutic Recreation Journal (TRJ).  The Therapeutic Recreation Journal is a renowned, peer-reviewed, quarterly publication devoted to publishing scholarly and substantive manuscripts in the field of therapeutic recreation. TRJ provides a national forum for research and discussion on the needs of persons with disabilities, problems confronting the profession, new vistas of services, and receiving therapeutic recreation services.  
Call for Papers: Special Issue on the Future of Recreational Therapy/Therapeutic Recreation Education 
As recreational therapy and therapeutic recreation (RT/TR) evolve, there is a need to reflect, evaluate, and advance professional preparation systems and methods that support the formation of competent, caring, and capable practitioners to lead the profession into the future. Over the past 40 years, TRJ has shared how various educational trends and issues such as student enrollment, faculty composition, administrative support, funding, curriculum, and program characteristics have changed and challenged the profession.

The deadline for manuscript submission is May 15, 2013.
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Editor
Marcia Jean Carter
  Western Illinois University
Section Editors 

Rodney Dieser 

   University of Northern Iowa

Terry D. Long, Jr. 

   Northwest Missouri State University

Lynn S. Anderson 

   SUNY Cortland

Cari A. Autry 

   Florida International University

Begum Aybar-Damali 

   Winona State University

Cynthia Carruthers 

   University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Catherine V. Coyle Pardini 

   Temple University

Mary Ann Devine 

   Kent State University

Linda A. Heyne  

   Ithaca College

Jan Hodges 

   Texas State University

Peggy Holmes-Layman

   Eastern Illinois University

M. Jean Keller

   University of North Texas 

Sandra W. Klitzing 

   Illinois State University

Youngkhill Lee

   Calvin College

Susan E. Murray

   University of Wisconsin

Jerry Singleton

   Dalhousie University

Anne Marie Sullivan

   Memorial University of Newfoundland

Charles Sylvester

   Western Washington University

Stacy Taniguchi

   Brigham Young University 

Richard S.T. Williams 

   East Carolina University RLS

Marieke Van Puymbroeck

   Indiana University

Joann Coco-Ripp

   Winston Salem State University

Candace Ashton

   University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Shannon Hebblethwaite

   Concordia University

Yoshi Iwasaki

   Temple University

John Shank

   Temple University

The Therapeutic Recreation Journal is managed by Sagamore Publishing and is published four times a year.  Subscribers receive a printed journal and full online access to archives.