Horses in Mental Health Treatment: How Equine Interactions Can Enhance Psychotherapy and Counseling
May 14, Tuesday 9-10:30 AM Mountain Time and May 16, Thursday 1-2:30 PM Mountain Time.
Presenter: Nina Ekholm Fry, MSSc., CCTP – the Director of Equine Programs at the Institute for Human-Animal Connection at University of Denver and Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology and the Graduate School of Social Work and Lori Kogan, PhD, Chair HAI Section
Psychologists who are interested in learning more about equine assisted therapy, a growing area of therapy, the HAI section is offering a 1.5 hour CE on training, special considerations, ethics, and welfare involved in equine assisted therapy. This will include the following educational objectives:
A. Identify three core aspects of equine-assisted therapy
B. List five elements that are present in the equine-assisted therapeutic environment
C. Describe three ways that equine-assisted therapy can enhance existing treatment approaches
D. Recognize three areas of additional competency/skill for the therapist utilizing equine-assisted therapy
E. Identify three professional issues relative to equine-assisted therapy.
This course is designed for intermediate licensed psychologists and other mental health providers and will be offered twice: May 14, Tuesday 9-10:30 AM Mountain time and May 16, Thursday 1-2:30 Mountain time.
There is no cost to attend. There are no conflicts of interest with the sponsor, Division 17. APA Division 17, Society of Counseling Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APA Division 17, Society of Counseling Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
To reserve your place or ask a question – email Lori.firstname.lastname@example.org