Cooke coauthors encyclopedia for therapists


Oct. 18, 2019 

Colleen Cooke, a Slippery Rock University professor of parks, conservation and recreational therapy, has coauthored a book titled "The Fun Encyclopedia For Therapists: Proven Activities for Therapists."

In the book, Cooke and coauthor David Austin, professor emeritus of recreational therapy at Indiana University, Bloomington, describe activities and games that practitioners can use in a variety of settings with people of all ages and abilities. The activities in the book were designed to focus on specific goals and objectives for use as therapeutic tools.

The book, published by Sagamore Venture, is available for purchase at