SRJC Course Outlines

12/5/2020 1:12:40 AMEQSCI 122 Course Outline as of Fall 2004

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EQSCI 122Title:  THER RIDING PRO OPERTNS  
Full Title:  Therapeutic Riding Program Operations
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 Scheduled017.5 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:  39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 112

Catalog Description:
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A survey course designed for the individual interested in operating or working in a therapeutic riding program. Understanding the client base: what disabilities may be served, and how their needs can most effectively be addressed in the therapeutic riding setting. Aspects of business organization, physical plant operations, personnel procedures and inter-agency relations will be presented.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of EQSCI 120 ( or AG 110 or AG 280.66)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A course for the individual interested in working in a therapeutic riding program. Understanding the client base: what disabilities may be served, and how needs can be addressed in a therapeutic riding setting. Aspects of business organization, physical plant operations, personnel procedures and inter-agency relations will be presented.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EQSCI 120 ( or AG 110 or AG 280.66)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times

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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Name stages of normal childhood mental and physical development.
2.  Identify components of a behavioral plan.
3.  List common disabilities encountered in therapeutic riding courses
   utilizing proper medical terms.
4.  Describe the physical, mental, psychological characteristics of
   disabilities observed in the riding setting.
5.  Create a business plan for a therapeutic riding program.
6.  Design a physical plant layout for a therapeutic riding center.
7.  Discuss 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 which are available, (computer software
   programs, professional agency assistance, and consultants).

Topics and Scope
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1.  Human growth and development as demonstrated through therapeutic
   riding
2.  Human behavior/psychology.
3.  Medical terminology and vocabulary as it pertains to therapeutic
   riding
4.  Instruction in 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
5.  Facilities, equipment design considerations, and safety features,
   relating to students with disabilities.
6.  Recruitment, management, supervision and training of staff and
   volunteers.
7.  Administrative considerations: legal structure, funding, marketing,
   public relations, risk management, quality assurance, inclusions,
   exclusions, required forms, and insurance-liability.
8.  Review of specific computer programs and internet resources.
9.  Inter-agency relations.
10. Evaluation and program development.

Assignments:
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1. A research paper will be written on therapeutic riding.
2. The student will design a disabled riding facility.
3. There will be reading assignments from the text.

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 - 50%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
40 - 55%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 25%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
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 HORSE, THE HANDICAPPED, AND THE RIDING TEAM IN A THERAPEUTIC RIDING
PROGRAM: by Barbara Teichmann Engel, Margaret Lois Galloway, Mary P. Bull
Publisher: Barbara Engel Therapy Services, 1994

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