TITLE XXX
OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS

CHAPTER 326-J
RECREATIONAL THERAPISTS

Section 326-J:3

    326-J:3 Prohibition on Unauthorized Practice; Professional Identification. –
I. No person shall practice or hold oneself out as being able to practice recreational therapy or provide recreational therapy services in this state unless the person is licensed under this chapter and RSA 328-F. Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to prohibit students enrolled in board-approved schools or courses in recreational therapy from performing recreational therapy that is incidental to their respective courses of study or supervised work. The board shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A relative to schools or courses allowing students to practice under this paragraph.
II. Licensed recreational therapists may use the letters "TR," "TRS," and "CTRS/L" in connection with their name or place of business.
III. A person or business entity, its employees, agents, or representatives shall not use in conjunction with that person's name or the activity of the business the words therapeutic recreation specialist, therapeutic recreation, recreational therapy, recreational therapist, recreation therapy, recreation therapist, the letters "CTRS," "TRS," or "TR," or any other words, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying directly or indirectly that recreational therapy is provided or supplied, including the billing of services labeled as recreational therapy, unless such services are provided under the direction of a recreational therapy specialist licensed pursuant to this chapter. A person or entity that violates this paragraph is guilty of a violation for the first offense and guilty of a misdemeanor for any subsequent offense.

Source. 2006, 220:1, eff. July 1, 2007.