Become a Member of the NZSDRT Inc today!
Membership’s are available for all DRTs, Activities Co-ordinators, Recreation Officers or anyone working in the field.Become a member
Register as a Diversional Therapist today!
Be competent, be confident! Registration means that you meet the National Standards to practice Diversional Therapy in Aotearoa.Register now
Why become a Member?
Access to Professional Development Days, Local Seminars and Forums, National and International Conferences, Newsletters, Webinars any many more!
As members become registered, there has been a greater recognition of our professionalism and competency in the workplace.
What is a DT education?
Education is fundamental to the Diversional Therapist, its education and experience that makes for the proficient therapist practitioner
Diversional and Recreational Therapists work in many areas of the community. Eg. Public and private hospitals, residential care facilities, rehabilitation centres and many more.
“Two heads are better than one”. The result of a symbiotic collaboration between NSDRT Inc. and other associations/organisations provide a unique benefit for both parties and thus strengthening programs and projects.
The society has a long and successful history. Starting in the late 1980’s progressing from small local meetings of individuals from various rest homes and institutions, becoming a professional body actively involved in the education and development of the Diversional Therapy within New Zealand.
Standards of Practice of NZSDRT
Diversional Therapists are accountable for their practice with the Consumer in a supportive environment.
Code of Ethics NZSDRT
The individual Diversional Therapist is expected to achieve the highest standards of conduct and ideals of service in this caring profession, by observing the principles of the ethical code of the profession.