This book is written for students preparing for the field of therapeutic recreation and for professionals providing services to clients. The approach focuses on the design, development, and evaluation of therapeutic recreation services. Therapeutic recreation is concerned with direct delivery of services to clients with disabilities, illnesses, or special needs. This text addresses both areas (process and content) utilizing a comprehensive and integrated approach. This is the only truly comprehensive text in the field; it is considered the bible of therapeutic recreation. This exciting edition represents a total revision that new and past users alike will welcome and appreciate.Lee, Scout is the author of 'Therapeutic Recreation Program Design Principles and Procedures', published 1999 under ISBN 9780205265206 and ISBN 0205265200.