Recreational Therapists Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Recreational Therapists interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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Where would you like your career as a recreational therapist to go?

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List of 30 Recreational Therapists Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Where would you like your career as a recreational therapist to go?

  2. 2.

    What is the greatest challenge recreational therapists face?

  3. 3.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  4. 4.

    What types of activities would you use with a child recovering from a broken arm?

  5. 5.

    Where do you see the future of therapeutic recreation headed?

  6. 6.

    What social activities have you created to help a patients social skills?

  7. 7.

    What has been your favorite experience working in therapeutic recreation so far?

  8. 8.

    Tell me about a time you tailored an activity for a patient.

  9. 9.

    Where do you see the future of therapeutic recreation?

  10. 10.

    What is your favorite population to work with? Why?

  11. 11.

    What types of experiences do you have working with the elderly population?

  12. 12.

    What aspects of therapeutic recreation do you least enjoy?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about your assessment skills.

  14. 14.

    What sort of game would you suggest for a group of adults who could not walk?

  15. 15.

    How do you incorporate families and loved ones?

  16. 16.

    How do you establish relationships with your patients?

  17. 17.

    What do you wish someone would have told you before you started working as a recreational therapist?

  18. 18.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  19. 19.

    What is your greatest strength?

  20. 20.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  21. 21.

    What characteristics make you a great fit for this role?

  22. 22.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  23. 23.

    How would you motivate patients who were not participating?

  24. 24.

    Do you have any experience with addiction? Explain.

  25. 25.

    Why should we hire you?

  26. 26.

    What are your career goals?

  27. 27.

    What is the greatest challenge you have faced so far? How did you overcome it?

  28. 28.

    Do you have a bachelor's degree? Tell me about your education.

  29. 29.

    While attending post-secondary studies, what was your best course? Least favorite course?

  30. 30.

    Have you obtained your Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) designation?