The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a modularized therapeutic recreation self-esteem program (that included outdoor adventure based components) provided for adolescents in a residential treatment center. Data were also collected on demographic variables including age, gender, and ethnicity. Subjects consisted of 112 adolescent patients ranging from ages 12 to 17, with an average length of stay of nine months to one year.
Zabriskie, Ramon B.
"Efficacy of a TR Self-Esteem Program for Adolescents with Emotional Disturbances in a Treatment Setting,"
Research in Outdoor Education: Vol. 4, Article 11.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cortland.edu/reseoutded/vol4/iss1/11