Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Promoting resilience and wellbeing through an outdoor intervention designed for Aboriginal adolescents

Stephen  Ritchie

Stephen Ritchie

qualifications: MBA

contribution: wrote the first draft, original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, input data, statistical analysis, literature review

position: Assistant professor


My research interests are focused on understanding the holistic health benefits and therapeutic outomes from outdoor adventure and contact with nature. I am currently collaborating on the development, implementation and evaluation of an outdoor adventure leadership experience designed to promote resilience and well-being for First Nations adolescents from one community in northern Ontario, Canada.

Mary Jo   Wabano

Mary Jo Wabano

qualifications: BA

contribution: original concept, devised survey tool, contributed to drafts

position: Health Services Director


Research related to primare care health, mental health and and well-being and making the connection to aboriginal, First Nation communities.

Keith  Russell

Keith Russell

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Associate Professor

United States
Lawrence  Enosse

Lawrence Enosse

qualifications: BA

contribution: supplied data, collected data

position: Brighter Futures Manager


For more information about: Outdoor Adventure Leadership Experience - OALE Please contact Lawrence Enosse

Nancy  Young

Nancy Young

qualifications: PhD

contribution: supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Canada Research Chair and Professor


Population health and clinical research on children in rural and northern regions.

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