Disability Module – Managing Challenging Behaviors

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This workshop is ideal for those seeking an interactive experience to further their understanding of participant behavior and behavior management techniques utilized in the TR and EAAT setting. The objective of this workshop is to provide instructors with an understanding of the functions of behaviors, and how to utilize research-based theories and strategies to respond to difficult situations. Participants will work in small groups utilizing strategies to problem solve common issues in the EAAT setting. The topics build upon one another as the day progresses, so at the end of the day each participant can go home with the tools knowing the answer to the big question of, “What do I do when my participant does _________________?”

This workshop is ideal for:

  • PATH Int’l Therapeutic Riding Instructors
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Education Professionals

This workshop will include discussion and practical exercises to:

  • Learn behavior management techniques that will most effectively help your EAAT participants meet their goals in a positive, successful, and safe manner.
  • Delve into various behaviors experienced in the TR and EAAT settings stemming from a wide range of disabilities, such as ASD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and working with youth-at-risk who struggle with conduct disorders, anxiety, and/or aggression.


This is the fourth lecture in the Disability Module of the PATH Intl. Approved Instructor Training Course. . This lecture can be taken in three different ways:

  • As a stand-alone lecture for continuing education purposes
  • As part of the 7-day Disability Module
  • or as part of the 16-day PATH Intl. 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.




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