Permitting and Land Use for Adventure Therapists

  • Course level: All Levels


Adventure therapists often use public land in their work. Understanding the rules and expectations for operating a business on public lands can be difficult, as these rules vary for each location and for different types of businesses. This webinar explores the issues at play in obtaining permission for land use and offers strategies for approaching the process. 

Course Outline

  • Land Use Agencies Overview
    • Federal Lands
    • State Lands
    • County Parks
    • Town Parks
  • Commercial Use and Permitting
  • Liability Insurance and Land Use
  • Maintaining relationship with Land Use Agencies

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Enrolment validity: 365 days

Target Audience

  • Adventure therapists using public lands in their therapy practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand expectations related to commercial use of public lands.
  • Understand processes and expectations related to obtaining permits when required.
  • Identify strategies for effectively communicating about your work with land managers.


  • 1.0 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 marking each lesson complete, completion of the evaluation, then marking the course complete.

CCAT Hours

  • Organizational & Administrative Policies in AT: 1.0 hrs.

Course Format

  • This course is presented as a pre-recorded, asynchronous video


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