Training Course: An Experiential Approach to Wilderness Therapy to work with youth at risk

Dates: 20-25 May 2017

Venue: Spain

Eligible are 14 participants coming from:

Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme countries,

Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU, Other countries in the world

Application deadline: 1st April 2017

Asociación Experientia offers the 2º edition of their International Training: An Experiential Approach to Wilderness Therapy. Come to learn, feel and live the wilderness in Spain. Learn about key elements of Wilderness Therapy in an experiential way.

General Description

Wilderness Therapy is a methodology within the Experiential Therapies and therefore we promote experiential learning.

Wilderness Therapy is an ideal approach to work with youth like troubled teens with psychosocial or educational problems that struggle at school, home, relationships.

We believe that by living this experience on first hand, as professionals, we will be able to provide a better experience to our youth participants in the future.

Through a backpacking expedition in the fields of Valencia, Spain, sharing and creating new experiences in a small group, while learning and experiencing the therapeutic effects of the wilderness.

Come to develop yourself as a person and as a professional to better understand how can we use the healing power of nature for our work and interventions with youth.

To provide a Wilderness Therapy experience that is commonly used in other countries such as USA to work with youth at risk

To learn theoretical and practical grounds of Wilderness Therapy special for youth workers.
To promote good practices when implementing Wilderness Therapy programs adapted programs adapted to the youth and context in which we work

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This project is NOT financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Total Cost: 375 euros per participant

Accomodation and food included

Travel cost not included: Participant should pay and arrange travel expenses




Asociacion Experientia – NGO

Phone: 0034 717 772 029

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: iNfoPack Experiential Approach.pdf

Contact for questions:

Asociación Experientia