Lunchtime Seminar: The benefits of incorporating equines into therapeutic interventions for the benefit of vulnerable children and adults

11 February 2020

Lunchtime Seminar: The benefits of incorporating equines into therapeutic interventions for the benefit of vulnerable children and adults

Presented by Lorraine Conlon, Department of Health and Jennifer Dixon Clegg, the workshop will share plans, progress and the structures to be put in place to support the development of an Equine Strategy for Northern Ireland.

Specifically it will update social workers on progress made by the Department of Health working in partnership with other central government departments, such as DAERA and Department of Education (amongst others); and the HSCTs, and other partners to explore the potential benefits of incorporating equines into the provision and practice of health professionals for the benefit of vulnerable children and adults.

 

Key areas covered in this seminar will include:

• A brief outline of the NI Equine Economic Analysis;

• Key areas for development of an overarching Equine Strategy;

• The Department of Health’s role in working with other organisations across the sectors to support research, explore and promote the benefits of equine therapy by health professionals for the benefit of vulnerable children and adults.

 

The seminar will take place on Tuesday, 03 March 2020, from 12 noon to 2 pm at 7th Floor Millennium House, 25 Great Victoria Street, Belfast - Click here to book.

 

The closing date for applications is Friday, 28 February. If you require any further information, please contact us on: 02895 362674 or email: jenny.frater@niscc.hscni.net

 

For more information on this and upcoming events please visit: http://www.niscc.info/events.

 

Please note spaces are limited and if the event gets fully booked you can add your name to a waiting list to be notified if spaces become available.

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