Jun
17
Jun 18

Explorations Training Highlands Gate, Lanark Highlands Ontario

Explorations in Equine Facilitated Wellness - An introduction to EFW with an advance learning component.  

June 17-18, 2017

Cost: $650 plus HST

This is an introduction to the field of equine facilitated wellness and the role of the equine, safety issues when working with equines and humans, and other core concepts of EFW. It features two days of experiential learning combined with a distance-learning component including a training manual.

The highlands gate team will be available to demonstrate the wide range of applications of EFW offered at highland gates farm. You will meet horses experienced in partnering with humans in offering EFW programs.

This will be of interest to Mental Health and other Human Services Workers, Life Coaches and Educators, Equine Professionals and those exploring new ways of approaching their work. It will also be of interest to those who want to learn about EFW as a way of enhancing their lives and improving their relationships with people and horses. Full lunches and snacks are provided onsite.

Explorations in Equine Facilitated Wellness  Highlands Gate, Lanark Highlands Ontario (45 minutes from Ottawa)

Facilitated by Deborah Marshall of Generation Farms & Assisted by Susan Cressy and her Highlands Gate herd

For credit card payment please call our associated counselling office between 9 am and noon Monday to Friday. Cathy will assist you with payments. 250 754 7703

For more information about programs or registration, please see the Workshops and Events page on the website www.generationfarms.ca or email Deborah at generationfarms@shaw.ca


 

May
27
May 28

Explorations Training, Generation Farms, Nanaimo British Columbia

Explorations in Equine Facilitated Wellness - An introduction to EFW with an advance learning component.  $595 plus GST Includes healthy lunches, snacks and all materials.

May 27-28, 2017

This is an introduction to the field of equine facilitated wellness and the role of the equine, safety issues when working with equines and humans, and other core concepts of EFW. It features two days of experiential learning combined with a distance-learning component including a training manual.

The Generation Farms team will be available to demonstrate the wide range of applications of EFW offered at Generation Farms. You will meet horses experienced in partnering with humans in offering EFW programs.

This will be of interest to Mental Health and other Human Services Workers, Life Coaches and Educators, Equine Professionals and those exploring new ways of approaching their work. It will also be of interest to those who want to learn about EFW as a way of enhancing their lives and improving their relationships with people and horses. Full lunches and snacks are provided onsite.


For credit card payment please call our associated counselling office between 9 am and noon Monday to Friday. Cathy will assist you with payments. 250 754 7703

For more information about programs or registration, please see the Workshops and Events page on the website www.generationfarms.ca or email Deborah at generationfarms@shaw.ca


 

May
20
May 21

Explorations Training Les écuries Namasté, Issoudun, Quebec, Canada

  • Issoudun Quebec Canada

Les écuries Namasté

Hélène Bernier, Instructeure Eponaquest, CEIP-MH

Sylvain Poirier, Partenaire d'instructeur Eponaquest, Ph.D., PCC

20-21 mai + 2 jours de travaux personnels

 Prix: $450, taxes incluses

La formation «Exploration» est une introduction au domaine du Mieux-Être facilité par le cheval, et un des pré-requis pour la certification de l'ANMFC. Y seront abordés la philosophie, les principes et l'éthique de l'ANMFC ainsi que les étapes du programme de certification. Le rôle spécifique du cheval, la sécurité, l'approche du cheval en tant qu'Être sensible, des exemples d'applications concrètes en Mieux-Être facilité par le cheval seront également inclus.

Cette formation est ouverte aux professionnels en santé mentale, aux gens en relation d'aide, en coaching, oeuvrant dans un domaine éducatif, aux professionnels du milieu équin ainsi qu'à tous ceux/celles intéressé(e)s à découvrir ce domaine, dans un but personnel ou pour une transition professionnelle.

Cette formation est offerte en français.

358 Bois Franc Est,

Issoudun, Quebec, Canada G0S 1L0

418-728-4696

 info@ecuriesnamaste.com

www.ecuriesnamaste.com

May
6
May 7

Explorations Training, Healing Hooves, Cremona, Alberta, Canada

  • Cremona, Alberta Canada

Explorations in Equine Facilitated Wellness and Animal Assisted Therapy

 May 6-7, 2017

15 hour Distance Education program completed in advance. This workshop is the first step in the EFW-Can certification process for national certification in EFW.

Cost: $595 plus GST, includes Distance Education Component, manual and all other materials

This small group experiential workshop, combined with a comprehensive distance learning component, presents the theory and explores the growing fields of Equine Facilitated Wellness (EFW) and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT). This workshop has been offered in various formats at Healing Hooves for over fifteen years and is the first step for anyone interested in learning more about EFW/ AAT. You will explore different approaches to EFW and AAT, the role of the horse/ other animals, safety, ethics and more. We help you develop a personalised plan for your training and certification needs and for developing your own program in the EFW/ AAT fields.

Contact sue@healinghooves.ca or go to www.healinghooves.ca for more information

Apr
22
Apr 23

Explorations Training Chirons Way, Maple Ridge, British Columbia

  • Maple Ridge, British Columbia Canada

 Chiron’ s Way

 April 22-23, 2017

Maple Ridge, BC (45 min east of Vancouver)

Explorations Training - Building a foundation in equine guided development

This is the first step for anyone who is interested in facilitating Equine Guided Development (EGD)/Equine Facilitated Wellness (EFW) though it can also be taken by anyone feeling called to experience the growth opportunities and potential that horses share.

This 2 day experiential workshop (plus additional distance learning components) is for those of you who want to explore the possibility of adding a Horse as Teacher, Coach, or Healer to your existing or developing wellness practice. During our time together we will provide an introduction to the growing field of Equine Guided Development – also known as Equine Facilitated Wellness, Equine Experiential Learning, and Equine Assisted Coaching to name a few.

Exploring Equine Guided Development is the foundational course of study at Chiron’s Way, equivalent to theExplorations Training in EFW for those of you following the certification model outlined through Equine Facilitated Wellness- Canada (EFW-Can).

This workshop will provide an overview of the EGD/EFW field while introducing participants to its fundamental concepts, principles and considerations. It may be of special interest to those in a mental health/human services field, to those in a leadership or corporate setting and to those who have experience working with equines. It is also available to anyone who wants to learn more about EGD/EFW.

Participants will leave with a general understanding of the EFW field, of EFW-Can’s philosophy, principles, ethics and certification process and with knowledge about next steps should they wish to further develop their skills in this wonderful field.

Explorations is open to everyone.

A manual will be provided.

Learning Objectives of the Explorations Workshop:

1         General understanding of Equine Facilitated Wellness (EFW)

2         Awareness of the history and foundation for EFW approaches

3         Increased sensitivity to the horse, its needs and abilities

4         Appreciation and understanding of the perspective of the horse as a ‘sentient being’

5         Appreciation of the safety and risk management issues and considerations in EFW

6         An introduction to how EFW can be applied with clients in individual, family and group environments

7         An introduction to how EFW can be applied with different client populations and needs

8         Understanding of the EFW-Can training, mentoring and certification model and how this applies to candidates

9         An appreciation of the importance of always working within your scope of practice

10      The development of personal next steps in exploring the EFW field

11      Ideas of what people can do when they leave

This is a 2 day experiential workshop with distance ed components.

Workshop topics will be covered through a blend of discussions, presentations, demonstrations and hands on experiential exercises.

 $595 + gst before March 22nd
$695 + gst thereafter

 

Contact: www.chironsway.com

info@chironsway.com  or call 1-604-462-9182