Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Learning

 

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Learning

July 27 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Limited seating available

**Experiential Activity at Stars and Strides Farm**

Objectives: In this course you will learn

  • Basics and premise behind Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning

 

  1. How EAP/EAL provides an existential experience and personal development
  1. How EAP/EAL will support individuals, couples and/or families in developing healthy relationships
  1. How EAP/EAL can support the development of responsibility and accountability
  1. How EAP/EAL aid in overcoming barriers to find change
  1. How EAP/EAL can aid in the development of decision making skills
  1. How EAP/EAL can support the use of appropriate risks to move out of comfort zone
  1. How EAP/EAL increases use of effective communication—both verbally and non-verbally

(Tentative Itinerary)

10 a.m.

  • What is Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning
  • Experiential Modality
  • Why Horses?
  • EAP versus Traditional Therapy
  • Team Approach

 

11 a.m.

  • Code of Ethics
  • Ground Work
  • Solution-Oriented

 

12 Noon

  • Lunch
  • Travel to Farm

 

1:00pm

  • Horse Safety
  • Safety “untraining”
  • Equipment
  • Facility
  • Confidentiality

 

2 p.m.

  • Equine group exercise
  • Adjournment/ Questions

 

3 p.m.

  • End of Day

 

3 Hospital Plaza, Clarksburg, WV 26301 | 304-969-3100 | HighlandClarksburgHospital.com

Highland-Clarksburg Hospital is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

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Highland Clarksburg Hospital is looking to fill a Lead Therapist position

Highland Clarksburg Hospital is looking to fill a Lead Therapist position on our Adult unit. See the attached job description for details. Applicants can apply at www.highlandclarksburghospital.com or contact the Director of Therapy and Social Services Julie Bozarth at 304-969-3117.