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Judith E. Voelkl Memorial Recreational Therapy Workshop

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The Judith E. Voelkl Memorial Recreational Therapy Workshop honors Dr. Voelkl's tireless efforts in recreational therapy.

What: 6th Annual Judith E. Voelkl Memorial Recreational Therapy Workshop
Where: Hendrix Student Center, Clemson University Campus, Clemson, SC
When: Friday, April 5th, 2019

    • Registration opens at 7:45 AM
    • Workshop begins at 8:30 AM
    • Workshop concludes at 4:00 PM

Join us for the 6th Annual Judith E. Voelkl Memorial Recreational Therapy Workshop on Friday, April 5, 2019. Clemson University’s Recreational Therapy Club and Program sponsor the event each year in memory of Dr. Judith Voelkl, former faculty member in Clemson’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.

This year our theme is JEV meets TGC: Judith E. Voelkl Meets Thomas Green Clemson – A Meeting of Unprecedented Discovery and Determination!

JEV 2019

The 6th Annual Judith E Voelkl Memorial Workshop will explore the unlimited potential of the vision of Thomas Green Clemson and the indomitable Recreational Therapy Spirit of Judi Voelkl.

The Workshop Committee is finalizing details for the day’s agenda. A sampling of the educational program topics under consideration includes:

    • The Case for Recreational Therapy Licensure
    • Becoming Clinical Instructors not just Internship Supervisors
    • “Lessons from the Field” – Insights from ATRA’s Practitioner of the Year
    • ATRA: The National Organization for Recreational Therapists


Registration Costs:

$55 for professionals and adults
$45 for presenters
$25 for students

CEU Credit Information:

To receive CEU credit, you must purchase the CEU Credit Option at an additional charge of $10, which will be sent to ATRA. This year's Workshop will offer the opportunity to earn .6 CEUs. Continuing education credit for all Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists will be granted by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). CEU procedures will be provided when you register on site for the Workshop.

REGISTER HERE (Registration has been closed)

Registration will close Monday April 1, 2019.

If you need to cancel, you must do so by March 29, 2019 to receive a refund.

Registration includes lunch on the day of the workshop. If you have any special accommodations such as vegetarian, vegan, gluten-intolerance, food allergies, etc.

Location of Workshop:

Hendrix Student Center, Clemson University Campus, Clemson, SC

Hotel Accommodations:

If hotel accommodations for the event are needed a limited block of rooms has been reserved at Courtyard by Marriott in Clemson. Call 1-864-654-8833 and reference the Judith E. Voelkl Memorial Recreational Workshop. To get the discounted rate of $109.00,  you must make room reservations by March 21, 2019

Courtyard by Marriott Clemson
201 Canoy Lane, Clemson, SC 29631

For questions or concerns, please contact Kirby Player at  or call 864-650-0932.