What is Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare?
This is a mental health treatment modality that combines ecotherapy, experiential education, outdoor recreation, and mental health counseling to meet client treatment goals. These wilderness/adventure therapy programs are accredited by the OBHC and the adventure therapists who work in these programs are mental health practitioners (social workers, addiction counselors, marriage/family counselors, psychologists) who have received specialized training in experiential outdoor education.
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Who accredits outdoor behavioral healthcare programs?
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