NetherlandsRole: Social Worker
Per Wijnands is a social worker and has the official German title of Erlebnispädagoge be®. Since 2003 he has been fascinated by experiential learning and he applied this method to many target groups, especially adolescents with mild intellectual disabilities. He currently works as an Adventure Therapist in youth mental health care and is an experiential learning trainer at Team-Focus. In addition, he is also at the basis of the development of Adventure Therapy in the Netherlands. Per is co-author of the first Dutch book about Adventure Therapy: “Handboek Adventure Therapie met kinderen, jongeren en hun gezinnen”. Per specializes in giving Adventure Therapy to children, adolescents and (sub) families.