Children’s Mental Health Lecture Series: Adventure Therapy- An Experimental Approach to Clinical Practice



Children’s Mental Health Lecture Series:  Adventure Therapy- An Experimental Approach to Clinical Practice

Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021
Time: 9am-11am
Location: Virtual
 There is no cost to attend this training. 
Suggested Participants:
Professionals who work in Community Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Juvenile Justice and Substance Abuse systems with children, adolescents and their families in Wayne County, including advocates, case managers, child mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and supports coordinators), direct care workers, family advocates, family members, licensed professional counselors, nurses, occupational therapists, parents and peer support specialists.
Professional staff within our Community Partners who interact with children, adolescents and their families, who are part of the Community Mental Health System, including Department of Human Services; Hospitals; Law Enforcement; School Personnel, including Detroit Public Schools; and other Social Service Organizations.

In this two-hour training, Adventure & Experiential Therapy (AT, ET) will be defined, critical components will be discussed, and some techniques and skills will be demonstrated.

At the end of this 2-hour training, participants will:

1. Know the difference between adventure and experiential therapy
2. Learn a model for adventure practice
3. Will learn the six components of the practice model
4. Leave with several adventure tools that will be easily replicated in their practice
5. Demonstrate ways to infuse adventure practice components into their current practice approach 
- Welcome; Introductions; Expectations; 
- What are Experiential Therapies, Adventure Therapy, and Wilderness Therapy, and how are they the same/different  
- The Facilitated Wave Model and It's Components 
- Demonstrating each component 
- Questions? Wrap up/Check out 
This Event Offers the following  CEU's:

-CHILD MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL:These event hours meet the MDCH training requirement for CMHP staff.

-QUALIFIED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL: These event hours meet the MDCH training requirement for QMHP staff.

-SOCIAL WORKERS: 2 continuing education credits are pending for this training.

-TRAINING HOURS: This event will count toward the annual training hours required by most provider agencies.