Taking the CTRS™ Exam Soon?

By: Nathan Lamaster, CTRS (Founder of SMART CEUs Hub, the Rec Therapy Directory, CEU Cloud, and the TR Entrepreneur Connection; Author of the book “The Entrepreneur Rec Therapist: The Business Education You Missed in School)

(prices reflect that of 6/10/2020)

Since 1981 the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) has been the national certification body for the field of Therapeutic Recreation and their CTRS certification has become the standard for the industry.

If you are a student in a Recreational Therapy program at a university, you are probably already thinking about taking this exam and what the best study materials that are available to you for taking this exam. Don’t fret! We have made this easy to find the best resources for you.

*Disclaimer: We do not get a kick-back from any of these listings, nor do we vouch for their reliability

Here is a direct link to NCTRC’s Exam Content Outline:

https://nctrc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/ExamContentOutline.pdf

 

Here are links to ‘Study Guides/Flashcards’ for the NCTRC test:

1. “Study Guide for the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Certification Examination, 5th ed.” by Norma J. Stumbo and Jean E. Folkerth

3 Options:

  1. Printed Book Only Price- $86
  2. Flashcards Only Price- $111
  3. Book/Flashcards Bundle- $155

Link to Website: https://www.sagamorepub.com/products/study-guide-therapeutic-recreation-specialist-certification-examination-5th-ed

 

2. “NCTRC Exam Secrets Study Guide and Flashcards Study System” by Mometrix

3 Options:

  1. Printed Book Only Price- $39.99 (Plus s/h) *normally $72.99
  2. Ebook Only Price- $39.99
  3. Flashcards Only Price- $39.99 (Plus s/h) *normally $72.99

Link to Book: https://www.mometrix.com/studyguides/nctrc/
Link to Flashcards: https://www.flashcardsecrets.com/nctrc/ *owned by Mometrix

3. “NCTRC Study Guide” by Grow Through Flow

Price: Free

Link to Website: https://www.brainscape.com/subjects/nctrc

4. “NCTRC Flash Cards” by BrainScape

Price: Free

Link to Website: https://www.brainscape.com/subjects/nctrc

5. “NCTRC Flash Cards” by Quizlet

Price: Free

Link to Website: https://quizlet.com/148988255/nctrc-practice-test-1-flash-cards/ 

6. “NCTRC Flash Cards” by Test-Questions

Price: Free

Below are links to ‘Practice Exams’ for the NCTRC test:

 

1.“NCTRC Practice Exam” by NCTRC

Price: $24.95

2.“NCTRC Practice Exam” by Mometrix

Price: Free

3.“NCTRC Practice Test” by Test Prep Review

Price: Free

This post is by Nathan Lamaster, CTRS (Founder of SMART CEUs Hub, the Rec Therapy Directory, CEU Cloud, and the TR Entrepreneur Connection; Author of the book “The Entrepreneur Rec Therapist: The Business Education You Missed in School)

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