11-9-2020 Applications Open for EAMH 2021-2022 (Cohorts 7-1 and 7-2)
Now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 (Cohorts 7) of the EAMH program with a Fall 2021 start.
11-1-2019 Applications Open for EAMH 2020-2021 (Cohorts 6-1 and 6-2)
Now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Cohorts of the EAMH program (Cohorts 6-1 and 6-2 with a fall 2020 start).
10-15-2019 Scholarship Established for DU MSW Students
Colorado Voters for Animals established the Diane Coker Memorial Scholarship in the memory of Diane Coker, a long-time supporter of the organization and a lover of horses. Colorado Voters for Animals is a non-partisan, nonprofit advocacy organization that seeks to advance animal welfare through public education, supporting animal-friendly legislators, and working at the local, state and federal level to pass laws that protect animals.
The Diane Coker Memorial Scholarship is specific to MSW students in the Graduate School of Social Work at University of Denver who are pursuing the Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate. Applicants are required to submit two essays on the topics of advocacy and human-horse interactions. The scholarship is awarded to one student per year and is directly applied toward the EAMH program fee.
For more information, please contact Nina Ekholm Fry at firstname.lastname@example.org
3-18-2019 Second EAMH Cohort Added to 2019-2020 with October 2019 Start Date
The 2019-2020 Cohorts are full (Cohort 5-1 and 5-2), currently accepting waiting list applications.
11-1-2018 Application Open for Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate Program - Cohort 5!
The Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate Program now welcomes applicants for Cohort 5 with a September 2019 program start date.
Webinar: Equine-Assisted Mental Health: Interacting with Horses in Psychotherapy Services
Presented by: Nina Ekholm Fry, Director of Equine Programs - Institute for Human-Animal Connection, Coordinator of Equine Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate & Adjunct Professor - Graduate School of Social Work & Graduate School of Professional Psychology
There are a number of professionals who incorporate horses in the services they provide. In this one-hour webinar, Nina Ekholm Fry describes how psychotherapy and counseling practitioners can work with horses to help clients reach treatment goals. She clarifies what equine-assisted therapy is and is not, and discusses future directions of the inclusion of horses in psychotherapy in areas of ethics, treatment effectiveness, and professional competencies.
Get the recording here. General Public $10, Free to DU Current Students Faculty and Staff
10-20-2017 Application Open for Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate Program - Cohort 4!
The Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate Program now welcomes applicants for Cohort 4 with a September 2018 program start date.