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Professional Education 

Equest offers PATH International training courses as well as Mental Health First Aid, CPR, leadership training, and other workshops.

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PATH INTL. INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE

Have you ever considered a career in equine-assisted therapy?

The 2019 Fall Instructor Training Courses is scheduled for: August 16-October 12, 2019.

Application deadline for the fall course is July 1, 2019.

Equest offers a PATH International approved training course! Equest's Instructor Training Course (ITC) is designed for experienced horse people, with a variety of riding backgrounds, who are looking to pursue a career in therapeutic riding. The course is also suited to current instructors seeking continuing education, or preparation for advanced certification.

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OTHER PATH INTL. WORKSHOPS

Equest hosts several PATH Intl. workshops throughout the year such as ESMHL, AHA Hippotherapy workshops, mounting and dismounting techniques, and more.

To see what workshops we have planned, please use the button below.

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AHA LEVEL II WORKSHOP

This course is designed for licensed PT’’s, OTs, SLPs, PTAs, OTAs, and SLPA’s and it is strongly recommended that therapists complete 30 hours incorporating hippotherapy as a treatment tool/strategy prior to taking Level II to most effectively benefit from the treatment sessions conducted during the course.  Therapists must attend all four days of the course to receive a certificate of attendance.

 
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MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health First Aid is an eight (8) hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

To learn more about MHFA, please contact Susannah Denney at sdenney@equest.org or (972) 412-1099, ext. 212.

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INTERNSHIPS

Equest provides a variety of internships centered around equine-assisted activities and therapies as well as nonprofit administration. 

To apply for an internship, please contact Kim Burris at kburris@equest.org or (972) 412-1099.

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LEADERSHIP ADVENTURES WORKSHOPS

This workshop builds strengths-based leadership skills and practical experience to guide you to unleash your leadership horse power.

This 1-day course uses the CliftonStrengths® (formerly Clifton StrengthsFinder®) concepts to help you master proven leadership principles to know your own strengths, know the strengths of others, and empower effective teams. Participants will leave with tools, strategies, and application experience to effectively leverage their strengths and the strengths of others.

To learn more, please contact Joan Cutler at jcutler@equest.org.

 

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