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The Benefits of Equine Therapy in Substance Use Treatment
Recorded on April 28, 2022
On Demand Education
Free
1 CE Hour
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Description

This presentation will explore equine therapy as a tool to use with clients struggling with substance use disorders. Not only can working with horses help clients to regulate the mind and body, it can also help them establish new patterns for healthy behavior with themselves and in relationships with others. Using principles taught by Natural Lifemanship, participants will learn how to help clients heal from trauma through transformative relationships.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify 3 ways equine therapy help those with SUDs
  2. Name 4 components of healthy relationships addressed by equine therapy
  3. Explain how skills learned with horses translate to relationships with themselves and others
CE Details
Introductory
General

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022-03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Joanna Baird

Joanna Baird grew up in West Virginia on a horse farm. She attended Shepherd University and received bachelor’s degrees in Psychology, Biology, and History, before moving to Texas to work for MD Anderson cancer research center in preclinical and epigenetic research. She is currently employed by The Last Resort Recovery in Austin, Texas, where she is the Director of Equine Therapy Services, in addition to other duties running the facility and working with clients and their families.

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