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Attention to Treatment Fidelity in Social Work Outcomes: A Review of the Literature from the 1990s
Effective social work research on psychosocial outcomes is likely to depend not only on quality of research designs, but also on treatment fidelity. Treatment fidelity refers to whether a specificExpand
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Adventure Therapy With Youth
This state of knowledge article provides an overview of Adventure Therapy (AT) as it is practiced with adolescents in North America, presenting (a) current findings in AT research with adolescents,Expand
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The Use of Adventure Therapy Techniques by Clinical Social Workers: Implications for Practice and Training
Adventure therapy, an experiential intervention that combines outdoor, adventure based activities and group process, is used in direct practice by clinical social workers; however, it is unclear toExpand
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The Use of Adventure Therapy in Community-Based Mental Health: Decreases in Problem Severity Among Youth Clients
BackgroundThere is an increasing need to identify effective mental health treatment practices for children and adolescents in community-based settings, due to current mixed findings of existingExpand
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Enhancing Fidelity in Adventure Education and Adventure Therapy
Although the importance of addressing and evaluating treatment and program fidelity is clearly emphasized in the literature on psychology, education, and health, little attention has been given toExpand
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Adventure-Based Group Therapy to Promote Social Skills in Adolescents
This article presents adventure-based group therapy as one type of activity-based group treatment that can be used to promote social skills in adolescents. Adventure-based therapy groups are a blendExpand
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Four Years Along: Emerging Traits of Programs in the NATSAP Practice Research Network (PRN)
In its fourth year of active data collection, the NATSAP Practice Research Network (PRN) is showing promising outcomes for the NATSAP programs actively participating; however the overall implicationsExpand
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On Belay
Focus groups with youth and their parents were used in this research study to better understand the impact of the On Belay Program, an adventure-based support group for youth whose parents haveExpand
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A New Phase for the NATSAP PRN: Post-Discharge Reporting and Transition to Network Wide Utilization of the Y-OQ 2.0
The NATSAP Practice Research Network (PRN) was established in 2007 in order to develop a foundation of outcomes-based evidence for programs providing support to youth facing emotional and behavioralExpand
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Effects of Program Differences With Wilderness Therapy and Residential Treatment Center (RTC) Programs
Organizations within the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs differ on a variety of programmatic attributes. The purpose of this research was to examine the relationship betweenExpand
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