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Counselling, Specialising in EAMH

Training Organisation: Equine Assisted Therapy Australia RTO 41482

Location: NSW, QLD, VIC

Course Overview: A qualification in mental health and equine assisted therapy will equip you with a diverse set of skills to offer clients and employers. Our comprehensive, trauma informed and hands-on approach to equine assisted therapy, mental health and horse handling means that you will be qualified to work outside with horses, or in a traditional room-based counselling environment. You will learn how to safely handle horses and manage a therapeutic equine assisted mental health services environment.

Course Level: Diploma

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Study Method: Blended

Canine Assisted Therapy Dog Certification

Training Organisation: Therapy Dogs NSW

Location: NSW

Course Overview: Thank you for taking the first step to qualify as a Canine Assisted Therapy (CAT) Services team. Therapy Dogs NSW provide a 4-day face to face/blended certification course in Canine Assisted Therapy Dog Training: recommended for Psychologists, Social Workers, Counsellors, Physiotherapists, and Occupational Therapists. The course includes canine behaviour training, history of AAT, enhancing the bond with your dog, training and practice in AAT services, site visits to an office setting.

Course Level: Short Course

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Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour & Training

Training Organisation: Delta Therapy Dogs - Delta Institute

Location: National

Course Overview: Delta Institute (RTO 90250) offers nationally recognised vocational training under the AQF. The course teaches scientifically proven positive reinforcement training techniques. Course modules: Module 1 – Animal Health & Welfare Module 2 – Personal Wellbeing & Workplace Health and Safety Module 3 – Practical Training Methodology & Technique Module 4 – Design, Plan & Deliver Training Programs Module 5 – Manage Animal Behaviour Module 6 – Positive Reinforcement advocacy

Course Level: Certificate IV

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Canine Assisted Therapy in Practice

Training Organisation: Insight Therapies: Child & Adult Counselling

Location: VIC

Course Overview: This training is suited to those who are interested in the field of AAT & is built to provide participants with an overview of what is needed to get started in the industry. The training will provide professionals with the foundational knowledge & practice skills required to understand this modality better & to implement ethical & effective AAT within their agency, therapy or school environment.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: In-class

Canine Assisted Therapy Course

Training Organisation: TherapyDogsNSW

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Course Overview: The 4 Day Course Covers: General dog behavioural training Manners training Canine welfare – what does work stress look like for our dogs? Ethical considerations - clients and our dogs Clinical case studies Clinical Intervention training – role-plays woo hooo! Practice considerations – insurance and other legalities Site visit to practice our new skills.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: In-class

Demystifying NDIS for Equine Assisted Psychotherapists and Equine Assisted Learning Practitioners

Training Organisation: Warida Wholistic Wellness

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Course Overview: NDIS Masterclass, designed for Equine Assisted Psychotherapists and Equine Assisted Learning Practitioners.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Discover your Assertiveness in 12 weeks: Find your voice and change your life

Training Organisation: Warida Wholistic Wellness

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Course Overview: Wanting to improve your confidence/levels of assertiveness without a huge investment of your time and resources? This 12 session course delivered over 12 weeks, is perfect for improving your skills. Investment: $800 AUD

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Business Series: Incorporating wellness tourism into equine businesses

Training Organisation: Warida Wholistic Wellness

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Course Overview: Wellness Tourism is a growing niche market both within Australia and worldwide. Opportunities for well-being group retreat sessions either 1-2 hours or a full day or longer program are generating interest. Equine businesses would be smart to take up the opportunities that this involves. Join us for a 1 hour session, to discover what this is all about. Investment: $93.50 AUD

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Lets Get Business Planning - For Equine Assisted Businesses

Training Organisation: Warida Wholistic Wellness

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Course Overview: Having a strong and clear direction in your business is a key to being successful. This masterclass is for Equine Assisted Psychotherapists and Equine Assisted Learning Practitioners to complete their Business Model Canvas. Investment: $129.95 AUD

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Foundation Training in Animal Assisted Psychotherapy

Training Organisation: The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

Location: National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International

Course Overview: We're rethinking Animal Assisted Therapy! Learn how to safely, ethically and effectively include a variety of animals in therapeutic settings in our life changing, transformative training, held online over 40 weeks. Our online AAP/AAL Foundation Training is delivered live every week on Zoom, by our senior trainer and EPI founder, Meggin Kirby and is modelled on our sought after equine assisted practice training, which has supported leaders in the field for over 10 years. See website for dates

Course Level: Accreditation

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Study Method: Online

Winds of Change: Working with Kids and Horses

Training Organisation: Sheez Like the Wind Equine Experiences

Location: National

Course Overview: A dynamic series of Equine Interaction Facilitator training workshops for all types of equine practitioners, educators or coaches interested in developing basic and simple Equine Assisted Learning programs for children, teens and families.

Course Level: Short Course

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Equine Interaction Experience Practitioner™ (EIEP) Training

Training Organisation: Equine Experience International

Location: National

Course Overview: Equine Interaction Experience™ Practitioner (EIEP) Training Course, and international eligibility program for the Certification Board of Equine Interaction Professionals (CBEIP), for practitioners wishing to facilitate meaningful equine-human interaction in Mental Health and Education/Coaching programs. Blended in-person and online study options within 6-month and 4-month integrative and practical certificate trainings. Available Australia-wide and internationally

Course Level: Short Course

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(Online) Certificate in ESP Learning, Growth & Healing Practitioner

Training Organisation: Equine Supported Programs (ESP)

Location: National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Course Overview: Foundation Certificate suitable for practice in Equine/Animal/Nature Assisted Learning & Therapeutic Modalities. This course provides excellent value for both personal & professional development for those interested in animal & nature based practice. Small groups tailored to suit individual needs & engagement comfort. Experiential, interactive learning in a safe space setting with special circumstances considered. Course consists of 4 learning intensives (5 days each), assessments & support.

Course Level: Accreditation

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Study Method: Online

Animal Assisted Services in Schools - Introductory Workshop

Training Organisation: Therapy Dogs in Education

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Course Overview: This is an introductory workshop exploring the considerations and complexities of introducing Therapy Dogs / Support Dogs into school contexts. We explore the key terminology of Animal-Assisted Services, current industry guidelines, best practice approaches, planning for success, animal welfare considerations and future steps and training options. We also allow for question time within this workshop to help navigate individual contexts. Places are limited in each course.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Animal-assisted therapy for healthcare professionals

Training Organisation: La Trobe University

Location: National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International

Course Overview: This course is designed for qualified and soon-to-qualify healthcare professionals. It covers the theoretical basis for working with animals in therapeutic settings, existing organisational requirements to set up an animal-assisted therapy program, and ways in which horses, dogs, and other animals may help practitioners provide therapeutic benefit for clients, while maintaining animal welfare and human health and safety. Students will learn from subject matter experts.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Professional Supervision

Training Organisation: Therapy Dogs Australia

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Course Overview: Therapy Dogs Australia trainers are available for professional consulting/supervision. Samantha is a Psychologist & board approved supervisor. She with young people providing canine & equine-assisted CBT & facilitates TDA courses. Amy is a psychologist and teacher, engaged in a masters program at Monash University, and working at a private high school in Queensland. She also facilitates TDA courses. Dr. Jess is an Occupational Therapist and Lecturer at The University of Queensland.

Course Level: Supervision

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Study Method: Online

Introduction to Training Class Management

Training Organisation: Delta Institute

Location: National

Course Overview: This 6 day blended workshop is designed to teach you practical skills that allow you to confidently develop your skills as a dog trainer and conduct dog training classes. Training includes: -Workplace Health and Safety -Behaviour observations -Teaching strategies for people and dogs -Practical dog training exercises -Training class management -Ethics -Working with shelter animals -Environmental enrichment -Fitting equipment -Animal health checks -Evaluating training methods

Course Level: Accreditation

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Responsible Companion Animal Ownership

Training Organisation: Delta Institute

Location: National

Course Overview: This non-accredited training is designed to start your journey to developing your skills and knowledge in becoming a good companion dog owner and trainer. To complete this course you will need access to a dog to put your learning into practice. Topics include: -Animal (dog & cat) behaviour -Learning theory -Dog breeds and behaviour -Health Management in dogs -Basic training exercises for companion dogs -Training complex behaviours using targeting -Training other species

Course Level: Accreditation

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Study Method: Online

Cert IV in Companion Animal Services

Training Organisation: Delta Institute

Location: National

Course Overview: Delta Institute (RTO 90250) offers a nationally recognised vocational training course which satisfies training.gov.au requirements to issue a Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services. The course teaches scientifically proven, 100% positive, reward-based training techniques. It is a competency-based distance education program uniquely designed to produce graduates who can design, conduct and evaluate puppy and adult dog training classes, and one on one behavioural consultations for dog owners.

Course Level: Certificate IV

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Study Method: Online

Dog Training the Delta Way

Training Organisation: Delta Institute

Location: National

Course Overview: The Dog Training the Delta Way seminar provides you with the latest information on dog behaviour and positive, reward-based training. Industry experts provide you with the latest information on: -The human animal bond -Animal behaviour and training -Dog behaviour -How dogs learn -Equipment for dog training and management -Enriching the lives of dogs -Responsible ownership -Managing your dogs behaviour This webinar is suitable for all levels.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Strategic Planning and Small Business Training

Training Organisation: Training For Success(Aust) Pty Ltd

Location: National

Course Overview: Wendy Coombe is passionate about facilitating success and significance for her clients. Holding an MBA and having successfully built profitable and charitable organisations from the ground up, she understands the importance of the strategic and business planning process. Having established ATL as a National Charity, Wendy is now offering clients the benefits of her deep understanding about what is needed to build an organisation that achieves results through vision, strategy and values.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Practice - Professional Coaching Package

Training Organisation: Barefoot Therapists

Location: National

Course Overview: Course Overview: Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy - Professional Coaching Packages for Practice Development and Clinical Skill Building. 10 weeks of online support including 8 coaching sessions. For OT’s who are interested in developing their practice and skills to include horses, or who have a current EAT practice and require further professional development training and support.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Equine Assisted Learning

Training Organisation: Horses Helping Humans

Location: National

Course Overview: This course is specifically designed to teach communication skills and body language awareness using personality profiling. Each horsemanship skill we teach has a psychological base which introduces a participant to techniques for focusing, lowering anger, anxiety and an awareness of human to human communication which they can use for the rest of their lives.

Course Level: Accreditation

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Study Method: Online

One Day Introduction to Equine Therapy Workshop

Training Organisation: The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

Location: National, NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA

Course Overview: This workshop is open to mental health clinicians, professionals considering training, and the general public wanting a comprehensive introduction to this innovative, growing field of practice. This is an in-person workshop where participants learn through experiencing a taste of EAP and EAL and are introduced to the field of equine assisted practice. Workshops are held regularly in Queensland, Victoria, NSW, SA and WA.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: In-class

Foundation Training in Equine Assisted Learning

Training Organisation: The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

Location: National, NSW, QLD, VIC, WA

Course Overview: EAL is a unique approach to experiential learning, where clients are offered safe experiences with horses for the purpose of learning social-emotional skills, personal development, and professional development skills (e.g. leadership and team building). If you love horses and helping people, then becoming an EAL practitioner might be the next step in your career. This course is offered at our campuses in Victoria, NSW, Queensland and WA.

Course Level: Accreditation

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Study Method: In-class

Foundation Training in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Training Organisation: The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

Location: NSW, QLD, VIC, WA

Course Overview: EAP is an innovative approach to clinical practice and psychotherapy where clients are invited into safe relational experiences with horses to address therapeutic goals. If you are a psychologist, counsellor, mental health worker, or social worker who love horses, then becoming an EAP practitioner might be the next step in your career. Our campus locations are in Victoria, NSW, WA and Queensland.

Course Level: Accreditation

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Study Method: In-class

Online Foundation Training in Equine Assisted Learning

Training Organisation: The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

Location: National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International

Course Overview: This unique training is available for both Australian and English-speaking International students. This program incorporates our successful Foundation 15-day intensive EAP/ EAL Training Program and offers an engaging and accessible online format over 30 weeks, perfect for those fitting their study in around work, family and other commitments. Our online EAP/EAL Foundation Training is delivered live every week on Zoom.

Course Level: Accreditation

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Study Method: Online

Online Foundation Training in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Training Organisation: The Equine Psychotherapy Institute

Location: National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International

Course Overview: This unique training is available for both Australian and English-speaking International students. This program incorporates our successful Foundation 15-day intensive EAP/ EAL Training Program and offers an engaging and accessible online format over 30 - 40 weeks, perfect for those fitting their study in around work, family and other commitments. Our online EAP/EAL Foundation Training is delivered live every week on Zoom.

Course Level: Accreditation

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Study Method: Online

Animal Assisted Services Introductory Workshop

Training Organisation: Therapy Dogs Australia

Location: National

Course Overview: This introductory workshop is designed to give people interested in Animal Assisted Services and overview of what is involved in this industry. There is a focus on professional and ethical delivery of these services, animal welfare and directions and discussion on choosing an animal, suitability of work role and volunteering information. There is plenty of time for questions, and people often choose to attend this course first before making the decision to invest in ongoing training.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Online

Community Therapy Dog & Handler Team Training

Training Organisation: Therapy Dogs Australia

Location: National

Course Overview: This Community Therapy Dog & Handler training course is designed to equip you and your dog with the skills required to work together in an animal-assisted activities (visiting) setting. This is the course that is suitable for people who are may not be qualified to work in health/disability but have a passion to share the love of their canine. This course is also suitable for non-bachelor trained health & education professionals who do not qualify for our Clinical course.

Course Level: Short Course

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Study Method: Blended

Clinical Therapy Dog & Handler Team Training

Training Organisation: Therapy Dogs Australia

Location: National, QLD

Course Overview: This Therapy Dog & Handler training course is designed to equip you and your dog with the skills required to work together in an animal-assisted therapy setting. It is our primary goal that your dog and your participant/s are both safe and enjoy their experiences together. Therefore, this course covers a wide range of topics from canine skills, manners and body language, animal assisted services logistical considerations and specific animal assisted therapy activities training.

Course Level: Short Course

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Equine Assisted Counselling Course

Training Organisation: Equine Assisted Therapy Australia

Location: National

Course Overview: Successful graduates receive a Nationally recognised Diploma of Counselling CHC51015 plus a statement of attainment for the 4 equine handling units. The course is completed in 19 months, with attendance required at 12 x 5 day F2F workshops, weekly self-directed study approx. 25 hrs p/w. Next intakes: Gold Coast: 23rd May 2022 Sydney: 31st Oct 2022 Melbourne: 6th June 2022 (full)

Course Level: Diploma

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Equine assisted mental health course

Training Organisation: Equine Assisted Therapy Australia Pty Ltd

Location: QLD

Course Overview: The Equine Assisted Mental Health Course consists of the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling, Includes 13 core units & 4 electives plus 4 equine handling units & 5 equine assisted mental health units. Students who successfully complete qualification receive Nationally recognised Diploma of Counselling CHC51015 plus statement of attendance for the 4 equine handling units. Course is completed in 19 months, attendance required at 12 x 5 day F2F workshops, weekly self-directed study approx. 25 hrs p/w

Course Level: Diploma

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Study Method: Blended

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