Clinical Supervision For The Recreational Therapy Internship

*This course has been pre-approved by NCTRC for 5 clock hours.

Clinicians will be introduced to the process of obtaining interns and the requirements/logistics of putting together an internship program. This course discusses the time line, required documentation, and how to problem solve through scenarios you might face during your clinical supervision.


  • The CTRS will be able to define the importance of the clinical supervision and development of the relationship between the intern and supervisor

  • The CTRS will be able to identify the benefits of clinical supervision of interns

  • The CTRS will be able to pinpoint ethical concerns which could arise within the internship process

  • The CTRS will learn how to apply integrative models while implementing an internship program

  • The CTRS will learn about teaching, evaluation and problem solving strategies from multiple learning approaches

  • The CTRS will be able to identify a measurable evaluation tool to use in the internship process

Eryn Friedman-Sinclair, MA, CTRS

Instructor Bio:

I graduated in 2000 with a bachelor’s of science degree in Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services from Ithaca College obtaining my CTRS , completed my Master’s Degree in school counseling from Seton Hall University in 2010, and recently completed my certification as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Currently I teach at Kean University in the Recreation Therapy Department and for past 16 years have worked at the Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at their Center for Head Injuries. I have experience providing therapeutic recreation services for adults with mild to severe brain injuries and stroke in the acute care and subacute rehabilitation settings.

Eryn Friedman Sinclair, MA, CTRS

SMART Instructor