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Equine Specialist in Mental Health & Learning

November 16 @ 8:30 am - November 19 @ 5:30 pm

Overview:

The Equine Specialist workshop is a three-day workshop offered to equine professionals and therapeutic riding instructors who work or would like to work with students with mental health and/or learning issues.

  • PATH Int’l approved CEU’s = 2 ESMHL CR; 6 DE; 12 CE

Register Now:

Detail:

The workshop is a requirement of the ESMHL certification. It is beneficial to have horsemanship skills and experience when attending the workshop but it is not required. Horsemanship Skills Test: The skills test is held on day 4 following the ESMHL workshop.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone interested in learning more about Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) or Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP).
  • Equine Professionals
  • Therapeutic Riding Instructors
  • Anyone who works with mental health and education professionals and their clients.

Topics to be covered in the Workshop include:

  • Therapeutic Relationships
  • HIPAA, Confidentiality and Ethical Parameters
  • Relationship and Collaboration Exercises
  • Equine Behavior and Management
  • Session Goals—Rider Skills, Therapy, Education

Faculty:

  • Mandy Hogan, PATH Int’l Master Therapeutic Riding Instructor, ESMHL and Co-author of ESMHL Curriculum/Workshop
  • Susanne Haseman, MEd, LCMHC, CEIP-MH, ESMHL and PATH, Int’l Advanced Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Prerequisites:

  • 21 or older.
  • Current PATH Int’l individual member.
  • Equestrian skills on the flat in English or Western tack comparable to those described in Pony Club C or CHA Level I.
  • Familiarity with PATH Intl. Standards and PATH Intl. Code of Ethics, and/or a PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor.
  • All participants must download a copy of the ESMHL certification booklet and bring it to the workshop and skills test. The booklet is available at ESMHL Certification Book A limited number of booklets will also be available at the workshop for an additional $15 fee.

Course Availability:

  • Download an application form HERE

Continuing Education Units:

  • PATH Int’l approved CEU’s = 2 ESHML CR; 6 DE; 12 CE

For more information, contact:

High Hopes is…

  • A PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center
  • Internationally renowned for training & education
  • Accredited by the Certified Horsemanship Association
  • 501c3 Non-Profit Center
  • Four Star Charity through Charity Navigator

We offer…

  • Lectures by experienced professionals
  • Networking opportunities
  • A dynamic learning environment

Cost:

  • Workshop ONLY $475.00
  • Workshop AND Horsemanship Skills Test $625.00
  • Horsemanship Skills Test ONLY $150.00
  • Cost includes breakfast and lunch each day. On the last day of the workshop, a skills test review will be held.
  • The skills test will occur on day 4. No breakfast or lunch provided on this day.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • High Hopes reserves the right to cancel the workshop and/or the skills test on or before the event due to insufficient registrants. In this case all paid registration fees will be refunded in full.
  • Cancellations prior to the registration deadline will receive a full refund minus a $150 service fee.
  • No reimbursements will be granted after the registration deadline.

Registration Deadline:

October 10, 2018
Please note that this course normally fills ahead of the closing date.

Details

Start:
November 16 @ 8:30 am
End:
November 19 @ 5:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://highhopestr.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/ESMHL-Application-Nov-2018.pdf

Venue

High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Inc.
36 Town Woods Road
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
Phone:
8604341974 x 123

Organizer

Sarah Carlson
Phone:
8604241974
Email:
scarlson@highhopestr.org

Other

Faculty/Leaders:
Mandy Hogan, PATH Int’l Master Therapeutic Riding Instructor, ESMHL and Coauthor of ESMHL Curriculum/Workshop & Susanne Haseman, MEd, LCMHC, CEIP-MH, ESMHL and PATH, Int’l Advanced Therapeutic Riding Instructor
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in learning more about Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) or Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP). Equine Professionals Therapeutic Riding Instructors Anyone who works with mental health and education professionals and their clients.
Places available/limited to:
20
Prerequisites:
21 or older. Current PATH Int’l individual member. Equestrian skills on the flat in English or Western tack comparable to those described in Pony Club C or CHA Level I. Familiarity with PATH Intl. Standards and PATH Intl. Code of Ethics, and/or a PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor. All participants must download a copy of the ESMHL certification booklet and bring it to the workshop and skills test. The booklet is available at http://www.pathintl.org/images/pdf/resources/certifications/PATH-Intl-ESMHL-CertificationBooklet.pdf. A limited number of booklets will also be available at the workshop for an additional $15 fee.