The Post-Master’s certificate in Equine-Assisted Mental Health (EAMH) blends a comprehensive theoretical frame with hands-on experience in equine-assisted work under the guidance of internationally renowned practitioners.
This 15 graduate credit, one year low-residency program comprises of four courses, each anchored by a residential intensive workshop. The program also includes a field experience, where acquired knowledge and skills are synthesized and applied by working under supervision in the field. The Post-Master’s Certificate is designed for students who hold a Master’s degree in field of mental health practice (such as counseling, social work, clinical psychology or adventure-based therapy), and who wish to include horses in their practice.
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- Clinical Psychologist
- Counseling Psychologist
- Professional competence in counseling skills and practice
- The ability to integrate global and local issues with professional counseling practice
- An awareness of the need to cultivate respect for cultural differences and similarities and be able to apply this cultural sensitivity to the counseling profession
- Identification and development of a personal theoretical knowledge base that promotes an intentional counseling practice
- The skills to assess, develop, and apply interventions and techniques based on the culture, uniqueness, and needs of each client
- An awareness and understanding of how to resolve ethical and legal issues in the counseling profession