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PATH Intl. Equine Specialist Workshop and Skills Test

By August 16, 2017 Events

Workshop Dates: September 20th-23rd

Skills Test Date: September 23rd

Candidate Registration Deadline: August 17th (all paperwork must be in by this date!)

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.  However, it can be beneficial to professionals wanting to learn more about how this type of program works. Breakfasts and lunches will be included for all participants. Workshop will run approximately 8AM-5PM the 20th-23rd 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:

Equine Professionals

Therapeutic Riding Instructors

Those who wish to enhance their ability to work with mental health and education professionals and their clients

Prerequisites:

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.

Workshop Schedule

Step 1: 

Fill out forms below and return to programs.fetc@gmail.com or mail in with check (see below).

FETC Forms

Step 2: 

Pay below using our paypal button with the option of your choice or mail a check to 243 Appaloosa Way, Guyton, Ga. 31312.

Workshop and Skills Test

$590

Step 3: 

Stay tuned for more information! If for some reason you must cancel, we will refund the amount you paid, minus a $75 administration fee to cover our costs. Deadline for payment is August 17th. If you cancel after that, payment is not refundable.

Questions? Send to programs.fetc@gmail.com.