Our Therapeutic Programs provide the healing benefits of kayak fishing to improve the recovery of our military in treatment. Partnering with the Veterans Administration or Department of Defense, the Therapeutic Program coordinators align with the recreational therapist.
Each therapeutic program:
Is led by a paid team member who is dedicated to delivering excellence
Has a group of volunteers to support events
Holds events in collaboration with recreational therapist requirements
Aligns with the VA or DoD to provide feedback via surveys on program outcomes
To find out how to provide therapeutic recreation for veterans and active-duty military at no cost, contact us here.
Proof Kayak Fishing is Therapeutic
To better understand the impact of our kayak fishing programs, HOW embarked upon a peer-reviewed, validated study of our Therapeutic Programs dubbed Operational Early Impact. We used a tested tool developed by the program’s Research Coordinator, Shelby Jackson, PhD.
Phase 1 of the study highlights the healing benefits of kayak fishing in the areas of stress management, relationships, and efficacy and shows impressive results.