LONGWOOD UNIVERSTY THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAM
Behavioral Assessment of Internship Training in Therapeutic Recreation (BAITTR)
Which internship are you assessing? Choose one:
The Behavioral Assessment of Internship Training in Therapeutic Recreation is an instrument designed to provide a framework for evaluation of the student's performance based on areas of competency.  The student's internship supervisor is asked to respond to each item by clicking on the appropriate number based on the following scale:

1. Requires 100% guidance; still orienting to agency clients, dependent.
2. Requires 75% guidance; ambivalent and uncertain in decision-making.
3. Requires 50% guidance; seeks advice, inquisitive, becoming self-directed.
4. Requires 25% guidance; self-directed, need more opportunities/time to develop and enhance skills.
5. Needs no guidance; ready for 'entry level' Therapeutic Recreation position.
NA    Not applicable to this internship

A purpose of the BAITTR assessment tool is to measure progress of the intern over time. Please be mindful of the numbers you assign so that the student's progress is evident from mid-term to final evaluation.
To save this form for your review and files, go to "File" and "Save As" to save to your computer BEFORE you press "SUBMIT".  This will need to be done for each page. This will allow you to review your evaluation with the student and the University Supervisor."
A.  INDIVIDUAL CLIENT INTERACTION/COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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1.Demonstrates ability to form appropriate helping relationships with individual clients.
2. Demonstrates ability to effectively manage inappropriate client behavior in a therapeutic manner.
3. Demonstrates ability to communicate therapeutic benefits of therapeutic recreation participation to clients.
4. Demonstrates ability to help clients increase their awareness of potential benefits of leisure experiences.
5. Demonstrates the use of activities as a therapeutic experience fostering positive change in client behavior.
6. Demonstrates capacity to interact with clients in a caring and respectful manner.
7. Demonstrates ability to initiate interaction with clients.
B.  GROUP LEADERSHIP/INTERACTION SKILLS

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8. Demonstrates ability to actively engage and motivate clients.
9. Demonstrates ability to conduct and appropriately facilitate therapeutic group activities.
10. Demonstrates ability to help others relate/communicate more effectively in group experiences.
11. Demonstrates ability to establish and maintain an effective therapeutic atmosphere in individual and group situations.
12. Demonstrates leadership versatility and creativity.
13. Demonstrates ability to evaluate and discuss group processes and dynamics with clients.