Adventure Activities in Adventure Therapy: Administrative Responsibilities

  • Course level: All Levels
  • Duration 2h
  • Last Update March 17, 2022


Program Development Series Module #4

Adventure activities present a wide world of options for enhancing therapy! Incorporating activity into treatment comes with responsibilities for how and when we use these activities. In this course, you will learn about the importance of starting with clinical intention to select activities that are right for your client. You will also understand expectations around provider training and program practices that will help ensure you are meeting your duty of care!

Course Outline

  • Selecting adventure activities
    • Matching activities
    • Types of adventure activities
    • Starting with clinical intention
  • Preparing the provider and the program
    • Provider training
    • Adding program activities
    • Adding program areas
  • Policy, procedure, and curriculum development
    • Definitions: policy, procedure, and curriculum
    • Developing policies and procedures
    • Facilitating activities and developing curriculum

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Great ideas to use in my practice

I really appreciated the examples provided for selecting adventure activities to meet clinical needs.


Enrolment validity: 365 days

Target Audience

  • Mental health practitioners who use or want to begin using activity or adventure in their practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand key concepts of matching activities to clinical intention.
  • Know expectations regarding provider training.
  • Learn considerations for adding activities and program areas into your practice.
  • Gain knowledge related to writing policies, procedures, and curriculum for adventure therapy interventions.


  • 2.0 hours of CCAT credit are offered upon completion of the full course and evaluation. Evaluations are completed as a lesson at the end of each course. Completion of the evaluation is required to be issued a certificate. The certificate will be available for download upon completion of the course and evaluation.

CCAT Hours

  • Organizational & Administrative Policies in AT: 2 hrs.

Course Format

  • This course is presented asynchronously with primarily pre-recorded video and supplemental reading components.
  • Video recorded on: 19/03/2021


If accommodations are requested for this course, please submit requests to [email protected]