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Horse Sense of the Carolinas, Inc.
6919 Meadows Town Road
Marshall, North Carolina 28753

Phone: (828) 683-7304
Fax: (828) 683-6281
E-mail: info@horsesenseotc.com

 

 

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Care for the Caregivers:
Practicing Self-Care for Helping Professionals

Time: 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM        

Place: Horse Sense of the Carolinas, Inc

Class Size: up to 20

Horse Sense of the Carolinas, Inc. is pleased to offer a one-day workshop designed to help service providers learn more about their own needs, explore boundary issues, and develop sustainable self-care practices.

Compassion Fatigue is an on-going issue for professionals in the ‘helping’ field. Consistent exposure to others’ wounds requires a daily practice of renewal. Through didactic learning as well as research-supported ‘spirit lifting’ activities, such as hands-on time with horses, guided explorations of nature, and creative, experiential exercises, participants will increase their ability to balance life & work.

Upcoming dates, Costs and Registration are available at our Events page, and private workshops for your organization available upon request. 

**No Riding. No Horse Experience Necessary.**

Educational Materials Provided

Audience:  Mental Health Professionals, Substance Abuse Providers, CAM Professionals, Social Workers, Day Treatment or Residential Counselors, Psychologists, Case managers, Family Therapists, or other interested professionals, Health Care Administrators, Life Coaches.

Agenda:

8:30 -9:00          Registration

9:00-9:15           Introductions and Overview

9:15-10:30         Landing: Framework/Intellectual Learning

10:30-11:30       Arriving: Experiential Activities/ Increasing Self-Awareness

11:15-11:30       Break/Discussion

11:30-12:30       Orienting: Meeting The Herd

12:30-1:30         LUNCH  (pack a lunch or off the farm in Marshall, NC)

1:30-2:00           Mapping: Daily Renewal Practices

2:00 -4:00          Engaging: Boundaries, Relationships, Time & Energy

4:00 – 5:00        Closing: Creativity & Balance

Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will be able to:

  • Explore the differences between intellectual and somatic understanding
  • Increase awareness, recognition, and understanding of personal somatic cues
  • Practice, in the moment, using somatic cues to respond to situations, people, environment (in a productive, positive, self-care orientated fashion)
  • Increase awareness of work & personal life boundaries & respond to how boundaries shift and change
  • Develop a sustainable, joyful self-care routine

 

Upcoming dates, Costs and Registration are available at our Events pageTo arrange for this event for your private group, please call 828-683-7304.