SRJC Course Outlines

2/17/2020 2:44:22 AMEQSCI 122 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EQSCI 122Title:  EAAT PROG MNGMNT  
Full Title:  Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies Program Management
Last Reviewed:8/28/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 112

Catalog Description:
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A survey course designed for the individual interested in working in or managing an Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT). Includes understanding the client base: what populations may be served, and how their needs can most effectively be addressed in the EAAT setting. Aspects of business organization, physical plant operations, horse management, funding/finance management, personnel procedures, and inter-agency relations will be presented.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of EQSCI 120


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
A survey course designed for the individual interested in working in or managing an Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT). Includes understanding the client base: what populations may be served, and how their needs can most effectively be addressed in the EAAT setting. Aspects of business organization, physical plant operations, horse management, funding/finance management, personnel procedures, and inter-agency relations will be presented.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EQSCI 120
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Explain the training and preparation necessary to work in or manage an EAAT program,
    including aspects of business organization, physical plant operations, horse management,
    personnel procedures and inter-agency relations.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Name stages of normal growth and development.
2. Identify components of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
3. List common disabilities encountered in EAAT programs utilizing proper medical terms.
4. Describe the physical, mental, psychological characteristics of populations served in the
    EAAT setting.
5. Create an executive summary for an EAAT program.
6. Design a physical plant layout for an EAAT center.
7. Discuss personal and business evaluation procedures.
8. Discuss recruitment, retention and training of staff and volunteers.
9. Identify support resources; how they could be best utilized; and how to obtain those services
    (computer software programs, professional agency assistance, and consultants).
10. Review potential funding sources for successful program operations.
11. Plan and assist in a fundraising event for non-profit EAAT program.
12. Describe legalities related to client confidentiality.

Topics and Scope
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I. General Concepts of Normal Human Growth, Development, Behavior, and Psychology
II. Medical Terminology and Vocabulary as it Pertains to EAAT
III. Instruction in the Etiology/Management/Awareness and Sensitivity Training in relation to:
    A. Physical impairments
    B. Cognitive impairments
    C. Sensory impairments
    D. Psycho-social impairments
    E. Speech and language impairments
IV. Facilities, Equipment Design Considerations, and Safety Features relating to the EAAT
    Environment
V. Recruitment, Management, Supervision and Training of Staff and Volunteers
VI. Administrative Considerations: Legal Structure, Funding, Marketing, Public Relations, Risk
    Management, Quality Assurance, Inclusions, Exclusions, Required Forms, and
    Insurance-Liability
VII. Review of Specific Computer Programs and Internet Resources
VIII. Inter-Agency Relations
IX. Evaluation and Program Development

Assignments:
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1. Research paper (5-8 pages) on current trends/aspects of EAAT
2. Design a facility for an EAAT program
3. Reading assignments from the text of approximately 30-50 pages per week
4. Quizzes (2-3), midterm, final

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
35 - 45%
Research paper, reading assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Riding facility design
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
35 - 45%
Quizzes, midterm, final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Comprehensive Guide to Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies. Dewkett, Margo and Brady, Heidi and Hernandez, Heather. Dog Ear Publishing, LLC. 2015

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