The inaugural Judith E. Voelkl Memorial Recreational Therapy Workshop will be held at Clemson University’s Hendrix Student Center on Monday, March 24. The event is named in memory of Voelkl, longtime therapeutic recreation professor at Clemson’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.

The inaugural Judith E. Voelkl Memorial Recreational Therapy Workshop will be held at Clemson University’s Hendrix Student Center on Monday, March 24. The event is named in memory of Voelkl, longtime therapeutic recreation professor at Clemson.
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CLEMSON — The inaugural Judith E. Voelkl Memorial Recreational Therapy Workshop will be Monday, March 24, at Clemson University’s Hendrix Student Center.

The all-day workshop will feature sessions by some of recreational therapy’s top scholars and cover such topics as adaptive sports programming, compassion fatigue and self-care, the use of fine arts in psychiatric settings, Reiki, standardized quality of life assessments and energy medicine.

Continuing education credit will be offered for the event, which is open to recreation therapy educators, professionals and students.

The event is named for Voelkl, a longtime therapeutic recreation professor at Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management who died in 2009.

Registration for the workshop is $45 for professionals, $35 for presenters and $25 for students and will close March 11. Lunch is included. To receive CEU credit, registrants must purchase the CEU Credit Option at an additional charge of $10, which will be sent to the American Theapeutic Recreation Association. Up to 6½ contact hours or 0.65 CEUs will be available.

Parking will be available at Clemson’s James F. Martin Inn, where there will be transportation shuttles to the event. The Martin Inn is offering a group rate of $99 for those who want to make overnight accommodations.

Clemson’s Recreational Therapy Club is also selling quarter-zip pullovers and polos embroidered with the Clemson Recreational Therapy logo that can be ordered during registration.

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