Adventure Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice 2nd Edition
This revised text describes the theory substantiating adventure therapy, demonstrates best practices in the field, and presents research validating the immediate and long-term effects of adventure therapy.
A leading text in the field of adventure therapy, outdoor behavioral healthcare, and wilderness therapy, the book is written by three professionals who have been at the forefront of the field since its infancy. This new edition includes fully updated chapters to reflect the immense changes in the field since the first edition was written in 2010. It serves to provide information detailing what is occurring with clients as well as how it occurs.
This book provides an invaluable reference for the seasoned professional and is a required source of information and examination for the beginning professional. It is a great training resource for adventure therapy practices in the field of mental health.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. A History of Adventure Therapy 3. A Psychotherapeutic Foundation for Adventure Therapy 4. Nature and Adventure Therapy 5. Foundations of Adventure Therapy 6. Assessment in Adventure Therapy 7. Practicing Adventure Therapy 8. Adventure Therapy Competencies 9. Supervision in Adventure Therapy 10. Research and Evaluation of Adventure Therapy 11. Risk Management of Adventure Therapy Programs 12. Adventure Therapy Ethics 13. The Future of Adventure Therapy Appendix A: Risk Management of Adventure Therapy Programs Appendix B: Adventure Therapy Competencies Appendix C: Adventure Therapy Ethics Appendix D: Research Rubric for Evidence-Based Research on Adventure Programs