Types of Membership

™ Professional Individuals who are principally engaged in providing Therapeutic Recreation for the elderly.  They shall be entitled to voting privileges and may hold an office within the association.
™ Associate Individuals who do not meet the criteria for professional membership but who are interested in the profession and share the objectives of the corporation.  This category includes students, retired persons and interested individuals.  They have no voting rights and may not hold an office.
™ Lifetime Individuals who have worked continuously in the field for more than twenty-five years and have provided written documentation upon their twenty-sixth year from their employer(s); is a current professional member in good standing, and has been  a member of CATRD at the State level for a minimum of ten years.  Working members can vote and hold office.