This course explores the interactions between occupational therapy practitioners, horses, and mental health. Learn the role horses can play in working with a wide variety of mental health concerns and specific intervention activities.
Course created on April 2, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-773820; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Mental Health
- After this course, participants will be able to contrast the frames of reference used for hippotherapy to those used when addressing mental health.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three interventions that incorporate horses and people with mental illness.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the OTPF and how to apply interventions that incorporate horses into mental health treatment.
|40-45 Minutes||OTPF review|
|45-55 Minutes||Case study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MS OTR/L, HPCS
Gina is a New Jersey Licensed occupational therapist. She has focused her career on animals helping people, nature-based therapy and family supportive services: providing a unique view of health and healing.
She is the owner of Epona Therapy Services, LLC, Adjunct professor for Raritan Valley Community College OTA program in pediatrics and mental health and a Faculty member of the American Hippotherapy Association. Her therapy focus is nature-based therapy, integrating horses in occupational therapy and early care services. She provides consultation and support to families, teachers and other professionals who want to include nature when working with children and serves as a resource for those who want to pursue a career that has a nature and healing focus.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Mental Health Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.