The three-day Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Workshop is for experienced equestrians, instructors, mental health professionals, and educators who are interested in equine-assisted services (EAS) such as equine-facilitated mental health and education programs.
WHAT WILL BE COVERED?
This specialized training is taught by a mental health professional and an equine specialist and uses a combination of lectures, discussions, demonstrations, role-plays, and hands-on exercises with equines to
provide an overview of PATH Intl. standards, core values, equine-assisted services, and examples of what EAS programming may look like
define the role of the equine specialist
educate individuals on safe equine handling practices, equine body language, and equine communication
inform participants on EAS therapy and education teams and their roles
prepare individuals who are seeking the PATH Intl. ESMHL Certification
Please note: This workshop is NOT designed to train educators or mental health professionals how to perform their professional roles in an EAS setting.
Workshop Dates: March 31 – April 2, 2023 from 8:00am to 5:30pm
Skills Test Date: April 3, 2023 (time to be assigned)
PATH Intl. Faculty
Antionette DeGruccio, Mental Health Professional Nancy Van Wyk, Equine Professional
Carousel Park & Equestrian Center 3700 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808