Our Studies

This page contains the results of recent work, published articles, and instruments for collaborative use.


Click here to read or download the report from the 2021 Census of Outdoor Therapies in Canada.


This page is where our articles can be downloaded for free and future ones will be posted. Click on any link to download that file as a .PDF with our thanks.

Six (6) Elements of Adventure Therapy examines the important components and proposes a mechanism for change with several pathways.

The Tri-Competent Adventure Therapist lists the competencies necessary to work in the adenture therapy field/profession.

Applying Behavior Analysis looks at a particular technique for team-building with groups in adventure.

Outdoor Therapy Triangle divides types of therapy on a Challenge-Nature-Psychotherapy Triangular Scale.

Adventure Therapy in Canada provides a brief overview and summary for the uninitiated reader.

Land-based Healing in Canada provides a brief overview and summary for the uninitiated reader.

Involuntary Youth Transport is a practice common in the United States, but not in Canada. We contributed to an article examining the ethical dillemma of transporting youth to therapy against their will.

Canada not Risk Taking examines our culture in relation to taking risks and the implications for needing therapies that involve risk.



Nature Therapy: How am I feeling today?

Wilderness / Adventure Therapy: Alumni Questionnaire

Wilderness / Adventure Therapy: Staff Survey

Canadian Journals

This list of academic publications is shared for those researchers who are seeking to submit manuscripts to a uniquely Canadian journal.

  1. Alberta Journal of Educational Research
  2. Antistasis
  3. BC Studies
  4. Brock Education
  5. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  6. Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education
  7. Canadian Journal of Action Research
  8. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science
  9. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health
  10. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  11. Canadian Journal of Education / Revue canadienne de l'education
  12. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy
  13. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education
  14. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology
  15. Canadian Journal of Family and Youth
  16. Canadian Journal of Higher Education
  17. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology
  18. Canadian Journal of Medicine
  19. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
  20. Canadian Journal of Public Health
  21. Canadian Journal of School Psychology
  22. Canadian Journal of Social Work
  23. Canadian Journal of Social Work Education
  24. Canadian Journal of Sociology
  25. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  26. Canadian Medical Association Journal
  27. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne
  28. Canadian Social Work
  29. Canadian Social Work Review / Revue canadienne de service social
  30. Comparative and International Education / Education comparée et internationale
  31. Criminology / Criminology
  32. Critical Social Work
  33. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society
  34. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning
  35. Etudes Internationales / International studies
  36. Indigenous Social Work Journal
  37. International Journal of Canadian Studies
  38. International Journal of Indigenous Health
  39. International Journal of Qualitative Methods
  40. International Journal of Risk and Recovery
  41. Journal of Childhood Studies
  42. Journal of Medical Internet Research
  43. Journal of New Brunswick Studies / Revue déétudes sur le Nouveau-Brunswick
  44. Journal of Recovery in Mental Health
  45. Journal of Research in Inter-professional Practice and Education
  46. Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (JCACS)
  47. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  48. Leisure/Loisir
  49. Loisir et Société / Society and Leisure
  50. McGill Journal of Education
  51. Narrative Works
  52. Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
  53. Northern Review
  54. Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education
  55. Qualitative Research
  56. Relational Child and Youth Care Practice
  57. Resources for Feminist Research
  58. Sociographic Research Review
  59. TRPR - Journal of Therapeutic Recreation Ontario
  60. WINHEC: International Journal of Indigenous Education Scholarship

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