Creating
Healthy,
Guided
Rites of Passage
for Adolescents

Slide 2

Imagine We Have
Just Landed On Earth

What Would We Report on  Adolescents in Developed Countries?

What Did We Do In the Past?

What are Rites of Passage?

Universal Model
Arnold van Gennep

Australian Aboriginal Model
Maddern (1990)

"Adolescence is a time of..."

Today’s Adolescents Face...

Modern ‘Rites of Passage’

School-Based Intervention

Effective Prevention Program Characteristics

Adventure Education Theory
Hattie, et al, 1997

Research Evidence
Hattie, et al, 1997 (N~12,000)

Life Effectiveness Questionnaire
Pre-post Outcomes for Adolescents (N=698)
 (Neill, 2001)

Main
Adventure Program Models

Other
Adventure Education Models

Future Forms
of Adventure Education?


In Conclusion