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Disability Module 3 – Growth & Development

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PATH Intl. CEUs 5 DE; 2CR

About:

This lecture will discuss normal development vs. abnormal development.

  • How do abnormal reflexes affect the rider’s movements?
  • What activities can the instructor use to improve the rider’s control?

Mechanics of Mounting and Dismounting

  • How do you protect your back?
  • How can you best assist the rider with mounting?

Precautions & Contraindications

  • How to interpret the PATH Intl. guidelines and make the best use of this resource?
  • What other sources are available?

The Instructional Team

  • Who are they?

Rider Assessment

  • Putting it all together to be able to effectively provide a safe but challenging equine experience for the client.

Who should attend:

  • Equine professionals, therapists, and volunteers interested in therapeutic riding
  • PATH Intl. Instructor in Training Candidates
  • PATH Intl. Therapeutic Riding Instructors seeking advancement and CEUs

Price Options:

This lecture can be taken in three different ways:

  • A stand-alone lecture for continuing education purposes.
  • As part of the 7-day Disability Module (see below)
  • or as part of the 16-day High Hopes’ Instructor Training Course a component of the Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor education process.

If you are unsure as to your educational needs or ambitions, please schedule a telephone conversation with our Training & Education team, prior to signing up.


Module Content:

  • D1 Riding from an Anatomical Point of View
  • D2 Physical Disabilities
  • D3 Growth & Development
  • D4 Managing Challenging Behavior
  • D5 and D6 Cognitive & Psychosocial Disorders 1 & 2
  • D7 Speech & Language, Sensory Integration & Autism

Why High Hopes?

HIGH HOPES HAS 45 YEARS OF DEMONSTRATED SUCCESS IN THE FIELD OF EAAT & NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT:

  • Program, equine, and facility management.
  • Business management, marketing fundraising, & board development.
  • Volunteer management. We have over 650 volunteers serving our program, facility, equines & development.
  • Workshops, certifications and professional development in all aspects of Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies:
  • PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center since 1979.
  • PATH Intl. Approved Instructor Training Course since 1996.
  • PATH Intl. Master, Advanced and Specialty Certified mentors.
  • Full service indoor and outdoor facility with extensive sensory trails
  • A dedicated air-conditioned classroom, library and kitchen facility.

 


 

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