Recreational Therapists Interview Questions

30 Questions and Answers by Elisabeth Walter

Question 1 of 30

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

Recreational Therapists Interview Questions

  1. 1.

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

  2. 2.

    How do you incorporate families and loved ones?

  3. 3.

    What aspects of therapeutic recreation do you least enjoy?

  4. 4.

    What characteristics make you a great fit for this role?

  5. 5.

    Why should we hire you?

  6. 6.

    Do you have any experience with addiction? Explain.

  7. 7.

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

  8. 8.

    How would you motivate patients who were not participating?

  9. 9.

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

  10. 10.

    What is your greatest strength?

  11. 11.

    Where do you see the future of therapeutic recreation headed?

  12. 12.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  13. 13.

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

  14. 14.

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

  15. 15.

    How do you establish relationships with your patients?

  16. 16.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  17. 17.

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

  18. 18.

    Tell me about your assessment skills.

  19. 19.

    What is your favorite population to work with? Why?

  20. 20.

    What is the greatest challenge recreational therapists face?

  21. 21.

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

  22. 22.

    Where do you see the future of therapeutic recreation?

  23. 23.

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

  24. 24.

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

  25. 25.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  26. 26.

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

  27. 27.

    What are your career goals?

  28. 28.

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

  29. 29.

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

  30. 30.

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