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To analyse and integrate the theoretical, philosophical, ethical and practical applications of facilitation in outdoor education and adventure therapy contexts.

Learning outcomes

  • Examine a range of historical, theoretical, philosophical, social, psychological and educational theories underpinning adventure therapy.
  • Examine and evaluate personal and professional ethics when working in an adventure therapy / development context.
  • Explore the range of community and government agencies that provide support for young people and adults.
  • Appraise the needs of individuals and groups in order to establish objectives; and design, implement and evaluate an appropriate programme for their needs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use a range of facilitation skills, leadership and group management techniques.