Educational Workshops

Educational Workshops

Join Dream Catchers for the Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Workshop and Skills Test

When:  April 3, 2018 to April 6, 2018

Registration Deadline:  March 1, 2018 (Payment must be received with your registration forms in order to secure your spot)

Where:  Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center |10120 Fire Tower Rd, Toano, VA 23168

Cost: Workshop $495 | Horsemanship Skills Test $125 | Both $620 (Includes continental breakfast, lunch, drinks and snacks) 

Click HERE for Registration and Lodging Information 

PATH Intl. Faculty: Dr. Marilyn Sokoloff and Memree Stuart

This Three-Day Workshop is Offered to:

  • Equine professionals and therapeutic riding instructors who are interested in working with individuals with mental health and/or learning issues

  • Mental Health or Education Professionals who are interested in gaining experience in incorporating EAAT into their current treatment protocols

  • Provide an overview of Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) standards, core values, EAL and EFP programs, and examples of what EAL and EFP programs may look like

  • Define the role of the equine specialist

  • Educate individuals on safe equine handling practices, equine body language, and equine communication

  • Offers roleplay and hands-on experience

  • Collaborative discussions regarding the therapy and education teams and their roles

  • Prepare individuals who are seeking the PATH Intl. ESMHL Certification

Click Here to read the PATH Intl. ESMHL FAQ Page

Please Note that completing this workshop does not certify nor license you to conduct psychotherapy.

Please call or e-mail Beth Yurkovac, Operations Manager, with any questions: E-Mail: byurkovac@dreamcatchers.org  Phone Number: (757) 566-1775