ERIC Number: EJ654465
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Beyond OTP: Why Wilderness Programs Do Work and Are Safe.
Journal of Therapeutic Wilderness Camping, v2 n2 p12-16 Sum-Fall 2002
Wilderness programs have earned a well-respected niche in the continuum of care for troubled youth and families by providing quality counseling and education in an outdoor environment. Research substantiates claims of program effectiveness. Outdoor therapeutic programming can be dissected into identifiable techniques and approaches, which have been supported by research. Program safety is under constant scrutiny and review. (Contains 26 references.) (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Group Counseling, Outcomes of Treatment, Program Effectiveness, Rehabilitation, Resident Camp Programs, Safety, Therapy, Wilderness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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