Workshop Dates: October 26th-28th
Skills Test Date: October 29th
Candidate Registration Deadline: September 30th
Equine Specialist Professional: Memree Stuart
Mental Health Professional: Marilyn Sokolof
This three-day workshop provides specialized training for equestrians who are interested in equine facilitated mental health and education programs. This workshop is not designed to train educators or mental health professionals how to perform their role in equine facilitated learning or psychotherapy. Breakfasts and lunches will be included for all participants. Workshop will run approximately 8AM-5PM the 26th-28th and testing slots will be scheduled for Sunday in 30 minute increments.
This workshop will be taught by some of the most experienced people in the field of equine facilitated mental health and learning and will give the participants a chance to see what is current in the field. Each course will be team taught by an Equine Specialist/PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor in collaboration with a mental health professional working with several equines.
Training is designed for:
Therapeutic Riding Instructors
Those who wish to enhance their ability to work with mental health and education professionals and their clients
Equestrian skills on the flat in English or Western tack comparable to those described in Pony Club C or CHA Level 1 familiarity with PATH Intl. Standards and PATH Intl. Code of Ethics and/or a PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor
Be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or GED with a demonstration of continued learning.
We have partnered with a local retreat center in order to provide you with lodging during your stay. This retreat center is called New Ebenezer Retreat and is located about 15 minutes away from the center.
The house has a capacity of 12, with each room having two twin beds in it, so if you do not sign up in time, you will need to find lodging at one of our local hotels.
With the retreat center option, dinners will be provided and your cost is only $75 per night. If you need to stay an additional night, it will be an additional $75. For more information about the retreat center check out their page at http://www.newebenezer.org/facilities.php.
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Note that the Workshop and Skills Test Options with lodging include 4 nights at the retreat center (Wednesday through Saturday). The skills test option includes only Saturday night.
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