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Rehab Recreation Activities

Lauren Carbonell

Lauren Carbonell discusses her role and the positive impact of recreational therapy for addiction, behavioral and mental health rehab clients. Lauren Carbonell Recreational Therapy Video Lauren Carbonell, Director Recreation Personal Bio As director of recreation, Lauren Carbonell engages with clients daily conducting recreational activities to improve recovery outcomes. The position’s unique skills and abilities focus on using fun activities to enhance client communications. And help foster client changing focus on being happy while gaining socialization skills interacting with peers and staff. Sponsoring improved mental health and recovery progress. Expertise required for the role includes knowledge of the concepts, methods, routines, and equipment used in recreational therapy. That extends to outdoor games, arts and crafts, and both sporting and social group recreational activities. Recreational therapy goals include teaching and improving client interrelationship with their ongoing treatment programs. Improving negative behavior and providing positive behavior modification techniques help clients express their emotions through safe recreational activities. Lauren supervises and plans various types of recreational activities. Her role requires she maintain effective working relationships with clients and co-workers. So to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to exercise initiative and independent judgment, and to work with substance abuse and mentally sick clients.…