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Top Ten Reasons Why Therapeutic Recreation is a Meaningful Career

As we age, simple activities we have always loved may become more difficult. Whether it is walking along the seawall, singing karaoke, or cooking at home, age can sneak up on us and our bodies may start to slow down. Therapeutic Recreation Assistants are tasked with the important job of making sure older adults stay active and engaged as they…
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My first work experience in Canada

In this blog, I will share my work experience in Canada, how I got my first job, and what I learned. In a matter of 3 months, I will graduate from Stenberg.
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Common Types of Counselling

People receive specific counselling suited to their needs. Common types are individual counselling, family counselling, couples counselling, and group counselling.
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Scheduling Normalcy

COVID-19 altered our daily life. Every day feels like a never-ending Saturday. By creating a schedule, I’m able to maintain “normalcy” in my days.
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Being a health care student during COVID-19

As with all colleges and universities in B.C., Stenberg College is following COVID-19 protocols and has transitioned all in-class programs to online until students, faculty and staff can safely return to the classroom. To study online, all you need is a computer, an Internet connection and a desire to learn. Stenberg has been providing online education since 2006 and is…
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Canada: The perfect place for a new start

I remember being excited to find that studying and working in Canada wasn’t as difficult as I thought. The Business Diploma (Marketing Specialization) at Stenberg College offers a co-op option. Being able to work part-time and gain international work experience was what convinced me to choose this program over others.
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Video Calls and Therapeutic Recreation

As a world, we are all in the messy middle part of the COVID-19 pandemic. It began quietly enough and we are now several months into the year doing what we must to endure. Meanwhile, we are to self-isolate while staying connected with our loved ones. Thankfully, we have technology like video calling to help.
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Self-Care During COVID-19

It is very important to maintain our mental health. Physical distancing can have us feeling lonely and in some cases, isolated. In my opinion, self-care is especially important for maintaining mental health during this time. I have been encouraging my clients to try and do these three activities every day to help with their health.
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Becoming a Health Care Assistant in Canada

“Always take the risk for self-development.” My name is Hannah Clemence Sophia C. Calumag and I am a risk taker. I grew up in a rural community in Bangui, Ilocos Norte Philippines as an only child and I think my parents did a great job of raising me. All my life I’ve had two teachers – my mom and dad….
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Productivity in Quarantine

I did not think that I would be continuing the rest of my Hospital Support Specialist program online, taught through a webcam. It has taken some time to adjust to these new circumstances but every day I try and find things to make myself feel some sort of normalcy.
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