Professional development for counselors is a great way to learn and apply new theories and methods with other alternative school staff, social workers, recreational therapists, mental health staff, or guidance counselors. Adventure Based Counseling (ABC) has emerged as an experiential learning, group-based, approach to personal development and therapeutic activity. ABC was developed by Project Adventure and has become more widely used due to their publications and trainings.
The Browne Center offers custom-designed training, as well as, university courses / workshops that are intended to develop the competencies needed to facilitate experiential programming in a group counseling setting. This approach is appropriate for individuals who have a strong interest in:
Please see our university courses and workshops or contact us about creating a customized training for your school or organization.
"I had a fabulous time and learned so much from the instructor and my classmates. I was encouraged to think outside the box and delve into myself and my life and why I do the things I do." - School Social Worker