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Equine Specialist in Mental Health & Learning

April 13, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - April 16, 2019 @ 5:30 PM

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One event on April 13, 2019 at 8:30am

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

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 INCLUDE:

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

REGISTRATION:

CONTACT:

  • Sarah Carlson, Special Programs Manager at (860) 434-1974 ext. 115

ABOUT:

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, extensive sensory trails and a dedicated air-conditioned classroom, library and kitchen facility.

Details

Start:
April 13, 2019 @ 8:30 AM
End:
April 16, 2019 @ 5:30 PM
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Website:
https://highhopestr.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/ESMHL-November2018.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.