Defining Your Mission and Understanding AT Ethics

  • Course level: All Levels
  • Duration 2h
  • Last Update January 31, 2022


Program Development Series Module #1

Transforming your vision into reality is possible! This training explores your vision by focusing on intention and purpose to build out the details. Then, we introduce concepts from strategic planning processes that result in clear action steps. When incorporating new interventions into practice, it is important to review related ethical considerations, therefore we wrap up this training with key aspects of adventure therapy ethics and case examples to illustrate the concepts.

Course Outline

  • Defining Your Mission and Strategic Planning
    • Define your mission/purpose with intention
    • Strategic planning to develop your vision
  • Ethical Considerations for Providing Adventure Therapy
    • Client welfare
    • Client rights and dignity
    • Competence
    • Professional responsibilities
    • Environmental responsibilities
    • Case examples

About the instructor

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21 Courses

387 students


Enrolment validity: 365 days

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Clarify your vision for incorporating adventure into practice.
  • Learn strategic planning processes that support translating your ideas into action steps.
  • Understand key ethical concepts related to adventure therapy practice.


  • 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: .5 hrs.
  • Professionalism in AT: 1 hrs.
  • Socio-Cultural / Environmental Considerations in AT: 0.5 hrs.

Course Format

  • This course is presented asynchronously with primarily pre-recorded video and supplemental reading components.
  • Video recorded on: 05/02/2021


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