Learning Objectives for Webinars:

#1 Describe their relationship with the natural world from a foundation of respect for the interconnectedness and sovereignty of all of life.

#2 Describe the role of nature connection practices in the therapeutic process. 

#3 Explain how we are nature and are a part of nature and how individual health is connected to the health of all beings on the Earth.

#4 Discuss the range of feelings and experiences that may arise while working outdoors depending upon historical and sociocultural dynamics.

#5 Describe three aspects of an outdoor ecotherapy session for an individual.

#6 Describe how The Work that Reconnects offers an expanded view for understanding and attending to client depression, anxiety, and grief and supports a shift towards hope and activism.

#7 Explain the special considerations to include in an outdoor ecotherapy gathering that support reciprocal, respectful connection to the natural world, safety and integration.

#8 Describe the important elements of preparation for an individual or group ritual.


Learning Objectives for Live Class:

#1 Apply a respectful, relational protocol that acknowledges the indigenous people of the land when introducing yourself and the land.

#2 Describe three indoor or telehealth ecotherapy practices appropriate for individual clients.

#3 Explain settler colonialism and how to avoid perpetuating it in your Ecotherapy practice, as well as how to avoid cultural appropriation.

#4 Analyze the impact of outdoor work with a particular client with regard to their treatment goals and the therapeutic relationship.

#5 Explain three practical, legal or ethical issues involved in outdoor ecotherapy sessions.

#6 Demonstrate a variety of skills to facilitate clients deepening their relationship with the natural world.

#7 Facilitate and write about a case where they implemented ecotherapeutic interventions.

#8 Prepare an outline for an ecotherapy group, ritual or workshop for your client population.