ERIC Number: ED479995
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Publication Date: 2003
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Therapy within Adventure: Proceedings of the International Adventure Therapy Conference (2nd, Augsburg, Germany, March 20-24, 2000).
Richards, Kaye, Ed.; Smith, Barbara, Ed.
This proceedings presents a variety of international perspectives on the nature of adventure therapy and charts new insights into its historical, philosophical, theoretical, and practical realms. Following an editorial "Adventure and Therapy: 'Dancing in the Moonlight'" (Kaye Richards, Barbara Smith), the 21 papers are: (1) "Adventure Therapy: A Description" (Martin Ringer); (2) "Adventure Therapy: Past, Present and Future" (Lee Gillis, Simon Priest); (3) "What To Observe in a Group" (Claudio Neri); (4) "Experience-Adventure-Therapy: An Inquiry into Professional Identity" (Rudiger Gilsdorf); (5) "Making Research Contribute to the Practice of Facilitation: Developing Program Theory through Practitioner Research" (Johan Hovelynck); (6) "Journeys into the Wilderness: Building Research into Practice" (Mary-Faeth Chenery); (7) "The Double Diamond Model of Experiential Education as a Framework for Adventure Therapy" (Christian M. Itin); (8) "From Adventure to Therapy: Some Necessary Conditions To Enhance the Therapeutic Outcomes of Adventure Programming" (Luk Peeters); (9) "Enhancing Group Effectiveness through Creating and Maintaining a 'Reflective Space'" (Martin Ringer); (10) "Therapeutic Outdoor Programming: Theoretical Connections between Adventure and Therapy" (Alison Voight, Bryan McCormick, Alan Ewert); (11) "Adventure Therapy vs. Therapeutic Adventure: Critical Differences and Appropriate Training" (Christian M. Itin); (12) "Matching Process with Practice: Stage Based Change as a Framework for Adventure Therapy" (Ray Handley); (13) "Being Moved by Nature: Adventure Therapy and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation" (Almut Beringer); (14) "The Unbearable Lightness of Being--Postmodernism and Wilderness-Based Therapeutic Intervention: Confrontation and Challenge" (Paul Stolz); (15) "The Outdoor Experience Program: Wilderness Journeys for Improved Relationships with Self, Others and Healthy Adventure" (Anita Pryor); (16) "Family Therapy with a Twist and a Shake and a Shout: Adventure Family Therapy in Practice" (Scott Bandoroff); (17) "Psychotherapy on the Steep-Wall: Adventure Therapy and the Psychiatric Treatment of Children and Adolescents" (Stefan Eisenbeis); (18) "The Use of Adventure Therapy in the Treatment of Adolescents Who Commit Sexual Offences" (Patrick Tidmarsh, Scott Kilby); (19) "Burnout in Adventure Therapy: Bush-Fire as a Catalyst for Change and Soul Work--An Australian Perspective" (Tonia Gray, Carol Birrell); (20) "Tribal Wisdom: Reflections on Adventure Therapy and Its Social Context" (Martin Ringer); and (21) "Announcement and Progress of the International Adventure Therapy Working Party" (Martin Ringer). (Contains references in most chapters) (SV)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Experiential Learning, Group Dynamics, Group Therapy, Individual Development, Outdoor Activities, Professional Development, Psychotherapy, Rehabilitation, Theory Practice Relationship, Therapeutic Environment, Wilderness
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