Power Tools for Living
This program is designed for any student who is going through a difficult time, struggling with making adjustments in their life or needs to work on intrapersonal skills and confidence.
Space is limited. Contact the Papillion Center at 615-590-7213 or firstname.lastname@example.org, a.s.a.p. to reserve your spot!
The program increases social and emotional resilience skills, goal-setting, conflict resolution, ability to self-correct and regulate, school attendance and grades, and decreases bullying and behavior problems.
Power Tools for Living is a 5-week group curriculum designed by Dr. Robert and Nancy Magnelli, both EAGALA certified, and utilizes the EAGALA Model of Equine Assisted Learning. It is endorsed by EAGALA – the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association.
Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) is where the focus is on learning or educational goals. EAL involves the team of mental health professional and horse professional working with the clients and horses. The focus is on education and learning specific skills as defined by the individual or group, The focus of EAL is not riding or horsemanship. The focus of EAL involves setting up ground activities involving the horses which will require the client or group to apply certain skills. Non-verbal communication, assertiveness, creative thinking and problem-solving, leadership, work, taking responsibility, teamwork and relationships, confidence, and attitude are several examples of the tools utilized and developed by EAL.