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Author Alvarez, Tony G.

Title Adventure Group Psychotherapy An Experiential Approach to Treatment
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (298 p.)
Contents Intro -- Endorsements -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgments -- 1 An Introduction -- References -- 2 Foundations in Adventure Group Psychotherapy -- Adventure Group Psychotherapy: Roots in Experiential Education -- Adventure Therapy: What? So What? Now What? -- What is Adventure Therapy? -- So What? -- Now What? The Evolution of Adventure Therapy -- Practice Settings and Professional Organizations -- Research on Adventure Therapy -- References
3 Building Blocks of Adventure Group Psychotherapy: Moving Beyond Group Treatment Foundations with Experience -- Trauma-Informed Care and Treatment -- Impact of Trauma on Clients -- Trauma and Adventure Therapy -- Secondary Traumatic Stress -- Ethical Considerations for Adventure Therapy -- Social Justice -- Nature-Nature-Based -- Mindfulness -- Adventure Therapy Group Work -- Group Theory -- Stages of Group Development in Adventure Therapy -- Beginning -- What is Happening for the Participant/Group? -- What are the Adventure Therapy Practitioners Doing? -- Middle
Environmental Context and Current Experiential Functioning -- Individual Point b and Group Point B -- Facilitator Point a -- Universal Point Bs -- Match Interventions -- Shape the Environment -- Establishment of a Set of Beliefs -- Development of the Therapeutic Relationships -- Evolution of an Authentic Engagement -- Attention to the Physical Setting -- Facilitate the Experience -- Guide the Learning -- Evaluate the Process (Point B and Group Functioning) -- The Non-Linear Nature of the Facilitated Wave Model -- Conclusion -- References -- 5 Guiding the Learning -- What is Guiding the Learning?
Training and Supervision -- Facilitator Resources -- Group Plan -- Personal Toolkit -- Contextual Awareness -- Self-Awareness -- Authenticity -- Narrating -- Co-Regulation -- Managing Facilitator Point a -- Modeling -- The Clinical Mindset of Facilitation -- Balancing Process and Outcome -- Understanding the Goal Versus the Task -- Offering an Experience Versus a Manualized Program -- Seeing Clients as Participants Versus Clients as Recipients -- "Guiding the Learning" Throughout the Book -- Conclusion -- References -- 6 Assessment -- What is Assessment?
What is Happening for the Participant/Client? -- What are the Adventure Therapy Practitioners Doing? -- Ending -- What is Happening for the Participant/Client? -- What are the Adventure Therapy Practitioners Doing? -- Open versus Closed Groups -- Integration with Other Evidence-Based Treatments -- Conclusion -- References -- 4 Overview of the Facilitated Wave -- The Facilitated Wave Model -- Assess -- Individual Point a and Group Point A -- Individual Point a (Lower-Case "a" to Represent Individual) -- Group Point A (Upper-Case "A" to Represent Group)
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Point a/A: Initial and Ongoing Assessment
Form Electronic book
Author Beale, Bobbi
Lung, D. Maurie
Sacksteder, Kim
Stauffer, Gary
Tucker, Anita R
ISBN 1000228762