An Assessment of Outcomes in Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Treatment

  title={An Assessment of Outcomes in Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Treatment},
  author={Keith C Russell},
  journal={Child and Youth Care Forum},
  • K. Russell
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Child and Youth Care Forum
Outdoor behavioral healthcare (OBH) is an emerging treatment that utilizes wilderness therapy to help adolescents struggling with behavioral and emotional problems. The approach involves immersion in wilderness or comparable lands, group living with wilderness leaders and peers, and individual and group therapy sessions facilitated by licensed therapists in the field. OBH also offers educational and psychoeducational curriculum all designed to reveal and address problem behaviors, foster… Expand
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