The Mentor's Guide is a succinct workbook designed to assist a mentor in the planning and execution of a training program for Therapeutic Riding Instructors. It can also serve as a review of the essential topics of study for those interested in becoming instructors.Read more...
The Mentor's Guide is a succinct workbook designed to assist a mentor in the planning and execution of a training program for Therapeutic Riding Instructors. It can also serve as a review of the essential topics of study for those interested in becoming instructors. It answers the following questions:
WHAT: What areas of knowledge are essential to becoming an effective TR Instructor?
WHY: Why are these topics essential and how are they applied?
HOW: Tips are offered on how to present the topics, as well as how to have fun while imparting your wisdom.
This is not a textbook. It does not presume to offer all of the knowledge needed. For each topic discussed, references are given to enable more in-depth study and lifelong learning is encouraged throughout
Joelle Devlin is a Master Instructor through the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl). She is a past-chair of the PATH Intl Therapeutic Riding Instructor Certification Committee and Lead Evaluator for Registered, Advanced, and Master Certification levels. During her twenty-plus years in the therapeutic riding industry, she has mentored numerous candidates to become effective, successful therapeutic riding professionals. Above all, she is a Therapeutic Riding Instructor herself, committed to improving her students' quality of life through interaction with her partner, the horse.
After completing a BA in Art and Philosophy, Joelle spent nineteen years in corporate marketing in New York before discovering a new world in TR. Horses have been a part of her life since the age of ten; she began teaching able-bodied riders at the age of fifteen. All of the skills learned along the way have prepared her for her current role as a Therapeutic Riding Instructor. She can be contacted at [email protected]
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