May 18-21, 2023 / Early Bird Rate Ends April 14.
This training is designed for practitioners who want to incorporate the Adventure Therapy practice approach into their services. The content will cover a clinical model for practice and will span multiple aspects of AT including: foundations, assessment, intervention, facilitation, technical skills, administration, ethics and values, monitoring, and more!
The course is centered around a 4-day, 30 hour, in-person training located at the beautiful University of New Hampshire Browne Center in Durham, NH. The additional 10 hours of course content will be conducted virtually prior to this 4-day program. Participants will be trained in the clinical and technical skills needed to conduct accessible adventure interventions including games, initiatives, hiking, and orienteering. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Participants are responsible for their own transportation, housing, and additional meals.
Register before April 14th to receive the Early Bird Registration rate! This training has a minimum participant number of 8 participants. The decision will be made by April 17th about whether or not the course will be held. If the course is canceled by Adventure Therapist, LCC, registrants will be refunded their full deposit.
Program Dates (all times in US Eastern)
|April 14||Early Bird Registration Deadline|
Cancellation Date if minimum enrollment is not met
|Complete pre-course virtual training (8 hours)|
|April 24||Orientation 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (live zoom meeting)|
|May 18||AT in Action Day One: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|May 19||AT in Action Day Two: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|May 20||AT in Action Day Three: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|May 21||AT in Action Day Four: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm|
What Will You Learn?
- Understand the foundational concepts, theoretical orientations, and ethics/values that are critical to quality adventure therapy practice.
- Practice how to plan and implement AT interventions that are based on clinical assessment and case conceptualizations.
- Explore ways to document, monitor, and evaluate the treatment process and facilitator skills.
- Know the administrative and risk management expectations and standards involved with using AT in treatment.
Introduction to Adventure Therapy
Welcome to the Course!00:00
Adventure Therapy Foundations05:52
Adventure Therapy Models13:50
Who Showed Up? Assessment & Activity Selection05:07
Facilitating the Adventure09:55
Integrating AT Into Your Practice: Next Steps23:13
The Facilitated Wave Model
The Facilitated Wave Model: Overview of the Clinical Experiential Process53:57
Adventure Therapy Risk Management and Administration
Ethical Considerations for Providing Adventure Therapy30:35
Risk Management Fundamentals38:27
Managing Clinical Risks20:17
Field Context and Emergency Response32:54
Emergency Action Plans and Administrative Crisis Management29:55
Client Care and Safety: Sample Policy and Procedure00:00
Adventure Therapy in Action (In-Person)
Adventure Therapy in Action00:00