Professional Enrichment

Training, Education & PATH Int'l CEUs

High Hopes is one of 5 PATH Int’l Premier Accredited Centers in the country currently offering the PATH Intl. Approved Instructor Training Course.

As part of our commitment to Opportunity – Education & Excellence, we also provide a wide variety of workshops offering EAAT Professionals continuing education opportunities qualifying for PATH Int’l CEU’s

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High Hopes Professional Enrichment Opportunities 2017-2018

As a PATH Int'l Premier Accredited Center High Hopes is able to offer a wide range of learning opportunities which meet PATH Int'l Continuing Education Requirements

PATH Int’l CEU approved credits are shown with the program where applicable with the following definitions:
In
Disability Education (DE),
Certification Core Requirement (CR)
General Continuing Education (CE).

For more information about PATH Int’l CEU’s or clarification on applicable trainings in each category please click below.

Inside the Equus Effect:
January, 6-8, 2018

 

High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center

January 6-8, 2018

Equus Effect Co-founders, David Sonatore, LCSW and Jane Strong, ESMHL, are offering their course for ESMHL Professionals, Therapeutic Riding Instructors, EFP practitioners and men and women with an interest in learning more about mental and emotional resilience.

They believe that in order to serve veterans, people in recovery and men and women who have endured various forms of physical and emotional trauma …

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This workshop will provide opportunities for candidate evaluation.

Advanced Prep. Workshop:
February 5-7, 2018

This 3-day workshop will provide PATH Intl. Instructors with the knowledge and skills required at the advanced level.

Participants will explore all aspects of the PATH Intl. Advanced Criteria through discussion, hands on learning, and teaching opportunities with current High Hopes participants.

PATH Int’l approved CEUs =10 Riding CR; 5 DE; 6 CE

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Autism & Sensory Processing:
February 10, 2018

Participants will increase awareness of Autism and Sensory Processing considerations in therapeutic riding. Participants will learn new therapeutic riding techniques specific to Autism and Sensory Processing and further understand the impact of Autism and how a rider adapts to the sensory rich environment.

PATH Int’l approved CEUs7 DE

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Individual Consultations can also be scheduled.

Non-Profit Business, Development & Administrative Workshop:
February 14-15, 2018

This two-day workshop will help identify areas and plans for growth from the most basic mission, vision and values to governance, staffing, fundraising and marketing essentials.

PATH Int’l approved CEUs = 12 CE

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Beyond ESMHL: February 17-19 2018

This workshop offers opportunities beyond the PATH Intl. ESMHL course and is designed for EAAT professionals seeking an interactive, hands-on, educational, networking experience. It will enhance understanding of the benefits of Equine Assisted Learning and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and present more tools for future lessons or sessions.

Sat 17th pm ; Sunday and Monday 8am – 5pm with working lunch
Workshop developed and taught by Mandy Hogan and Susanne Haseman
with a focus on next steps towards EAL and EFP

PATH Int’l approved CEUs =2 ESMHL CR; 6 DE; 8 CE

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Also offered on June 23, 2018

The ABC’s of Participant Behavior and Behavior Management Techniques in the TR and EAAT setting:
March 3, 2018

This workshop is ideal for all therapeutic riding (TR) and equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) professionals seeking an interactive, hands-on educational experience to further their understanding of communication, subsequent behaviors and behavior management techniques that can be utilized in the TR and EAAT settings.

This workshop is taught by a Special Education teacher and PATH Int’l Certified Riding Instructor
PATH Int’l approved CEUs7 DE

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Therapy Horse Workshop:
March 13, 2018

Ideal for equine managers and instructors, this workshop will cover all aspects of equine selection and recruitment, finding the best partner for your program, designing the trial period and maintaining your horses’ physical and mental well-being.

PATH Int’l approved CEUs7 CE

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Volunteer Management:
March 29-30, 2018

This two day workshop will provide proven strategies and techniques for managing volunteers in a therapeutic riding center including recruitment strategies, PATH Intl. Standards compliance, creative retention ideas and data tracking for volunteer program evaluation.

This seminar will engage both volunteer program administrators and therapeutic riding instructors who want to enhance their volunteer management in and out of the arena.

PATH Int’l approved CEUs-Day one = 7 CE; Day two=7 Riding CR

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Also offered March 3, 2018

The ABC’s of Participant Behavior and Behavior Management Techniques in the TR and EAAT setting:
June 23, 2018

This workshop is ideal for all therapeutic riding (TR) and equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) professionals seeking an interactive, hands-on educational experience to further their understanding of communication, subsequent behaviors and behavior management techniques that can be utilized in the TR and EAAT settings.

This workshop is taught by a Special Education teacher and PATH Int’l Certified Riding Instructor
PATH Int’l approved CEUs= 7 DE

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Winter Lecture Series

Join our Winter Lecture Series for an introduction into the world of Therapeutic Riding, a refresher, or professional development. Lectures and role playing with our professional staff including PATH Intl. Certified Instructors, PT, OT, Expressive Arts therapists.

Topics include:

• Anatomy of the Rider- PATH Int’l approved CEUs7 DE

• Growth and Development- PATH Int’l approved CEUs7 DE

• Volunteer Management- PATH Int’l approved CEUs5 CE & 2 Riding CR

• Physical Disabilities, Neurological Impairments, Orthopedic Impairments- PATH Int’l approved CEUs7 DE

• The Effective Instructor- PATH Int’l approved CEUs = 2 CE & 2 Riding CR

• Cognitive and Psychosocial Impairments- PATH Int’l approved CEUs7 DE per day

• The Therapy Horse- PATH Int’l approved CEUs7 CE

• Facility, Standards and Risk Management- PATH Int’l approved CEUs5 CE

Cost per lecture- $65
Any three lectures- $175
Any six lectures- $325

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