CALIFORNIA CERTIFICATION PROMOTES PRIDE
AND EXCELLENCE IN THE PROFESSION
ESTABLISHED IN 1954
A NON-PROFIT INCORPORATION
CBRTC WISHES ALL OF OUR CERTIFICANTS AND AGENCIES A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS 2023
DECEMBER 2022 RTC/RC/RTAR RENEWALS
December 2022 Renewal forms have been completed. If you did not renew your certification you are now out of compliance and can no longer use the title Recreation Therapist (RTC). If you know someone working in the field without the proper certification please contact CBRTC immediately.
RTC and RC EXAM
The next Recreation Therapy Certified and Recreator Certified exams will be given in March /April 2023. The exams will be given in various places throughout the state. If you are ready to take the exam please contact CBRTC immediately for information.
CBRTC FALL AGENCY RENEWALS/APPLICATIONS
The Spring Agency/University renewal forms will be emailed in late January. Spring agency/university certifications expire March 31, 2023. CBRTC is also accepting new agency applications for internship placement. Contact CBRTC for more information.
Why Have Certification
To establish specific standards informing the general public and employing agencies of basic professional competencies.
To identify leaders engaged professionally in the recreation profession.
To inform consumers and employers – recreation professional has tested competent through examination on specific standards identified by the profession and CBRPC.
To verify adequate preparation of the professional while at the same time indicating validity of the profession.
To provide, upon request, verification to agencies of certificant’s original certification date, current standing and expiration date.
To have an impact on university curriculum.
To deliver, administer and maintain certification examination procedures locally.
To organize a base of both Recreator and Recreation Therapist Certification.
CBRPC has changed its name
The California Board of Recreation and Parks Certification has become The California Board of Recreation Therapy Certification (CBRTC).
We will continue to use this website until our new site is established. We will also keep our current email for a time and use our new email – firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CBRTC has a job opening. Contact JoAnn Jones-Lopez at the above email for more information.
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California Board of Recreation Therapy Certification – Established 1954
P.O. Box 2137
Fallbrook, CA 92088
Non-Profit 501(c) 3