AT Program Development Course Series

$239.00

This series of courses provides the participant with access to SIX courses designed to help you take your Adventure Therapy dream from idea to reality.   If you have an idea or a plan for the type of Adventure Therapy program you want to build, this course walks you through six different phases to go from vision to implementation, idea to actuality!

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This series of courses provides the participant with access to SIX courses designed to help you take your Adventure Therapy dream from idea to reality.   If you have an idea or a plan for the type of Adventure Therapy program you want to build, this course walks you through six different phases to go from vision to implementation, idea to actuality!

Program overview:

Training # 1 AT Administration Series #1: Defining Your Mission and Understanding the Ethics 
  • Defining the mission/purpose of your AT practice
    • Define mission/purpose
    • Define population
  • Developing your strategic plan
    • Assessment of where you are currently
    • Vision for where you want to go
    • Gap analysis to solidify action plan
    • Logic model for practice
  • Understanding the ethics of providing AT
    • Clinical ethics for AT
    • Environmental ethics for AT
Training # 2 AT Administration Series #2: Risk Management Practices
  • Risk management overview
    • Where risk comes from
    • Managing risk (retain, avoid, mitigate, transfer)
      • Informed consent, liability releases
  • Hazard assessment and risk analysis
    • Managing risks from environment
    • Managing risks from activities
    • Managing risks from people
  • Risk management practices
    • Documenting incidents and near misses
    • Analyzing incidents and near misses
    • External review processes
AT Administration Series #3: Clinical Practices
  • Defining clinical approach, clinical targets, and any EBP integration
  • Intake practices
    • Participant screening for appropriateness, including medical
    • Informed consent
      • Participant expectations
      • Liability release
  • Managing clinical behaviors
    • Responding to SI, HI, aggression, etc.
  • Intervention planning
    • Session structures and sequencing
    • Session follow up including documentation, post-session checklists
AT Administration Series #4: Adventure Activities
  • Deciding what activities to offer
    • Types of activities
    • Clinical intention
    • Provider training
    • Process for adding new activities (hazard assessment, research industry standards, etc)
  • Policies and procedures for activities
    • Set up instructions
    • Safety policies and briefing
    • Leading the activity
      • Participant instructions
      • Monitoring
  • Equipment management
  • Use of third party contractors/partners
AT Administration Series #5: Emergency Response 
  • Duty of care for responding in emergencies
  • Types of emergencies
    • Clinical and/or medical
  • Emergency action plans
    • Crafting emergency action plans
    • Medical training for providers
    • Interface with governmental agencies (EMS, police, land management agencies)
    • Ensuring needed logistical support (adequately informed/trained clients and providers)
    • Serious incident protocols
 AT Administration Series #6: Considerations for Nutrition, Hygiene, Med Management, Transportation and Other Logistics
  • Nutrition and water
  • Medication management
  • Hygiene and communicable disease
  • Transportation
  • Facilities and program area use