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Friday, March 8, 2013

12:30 to 7 p.m.            Conference Registration Open and Silent Auction Items Drop Off

1 to 7 p.m.                   PATH Intl. Standards Course (Formerly CAT).

Attendees must pre-register with PATH Intl. and bring the current version of the PATH Intl. Standards for Certification & Accreditation manual.
Marsha Anderson

7 to 9 p.m.                   Welcome  Reception
Enjoy appetizers, beverages and the opening of  the silent auction.

8 p.m.                          The Many Impacts Equine-Assisted Activities Have Made On Our Lives
EAA participants and their parents will share their stories.

 

 

Saturday, March 9, 2013

7 to 8 a.m.                   Breakfast

7 a.m. to 10 a.m.         Conference Registration Open and Silent Auction Item Drop Off

7 a.m. to 5 p.m.           Silent Auction Open                                                   

8 to 9 a.m.                   Session A

o   A1, Pervasive Developmental Disabilities: Part 1
Gwen Marshall, OTR/L, and Dr. Greg Schlosser, MD

o   A2, Adding New Programs and Instructor Acquisition
Molly DePrekle, MA, LP (EFP), and Cathy Johnson, PATH Intl. Certified Registered Instructor and Driving Level 1 Instructor, Dena Duncan, PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor and Susie Bjorklund, PATH Intl. Certified Registered Instructor, works with veterans and women’s programs.

o   A3, Out of the Saddle
Learn non-mounted activities for EAA participants.
Laurel Theis, COTA/L, and Marti Marrinan, Educator

9 to 10 a.m.                 Session B

o   B1, Pervasive Developmental Disabilities: Part 2
Learn how to integrate what you learn in part 1 into an EAA session
Gwen Marshall, OTR/L, and Dr. Greg Schlosser, MD

o   B2, Participant Evaluation and Assessment
Marsha Anderson, MA, PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor and ESMHL,  and Erika Berg, PhD, NDSU and a PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor

o   B3, Volunteer Coordination and Education
Marti Marrinan and Shellie Kremers

10 to 11 a.m.               Session C

o   C1, Pervasive Developmental Disabilities: Part 1
Gwen Marshall, OTR/L, and Dr. Greg Schlosser, MD

o   C2, Participant Evaluation and Assessment
Marsha Anderson, MA, PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor and ESMHL,  and Erika Berg, PhD, NDSU and a PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor

o   B3, Volunteer Coordination and Education
Marti Marrinan and Shellie Kremers

11 a.m. to noon           Session D

o   D1, Pervasive Developmental Disabilities: Part 2
Learn how to integrate what you learn in part 1 into an EAA session
Gwen Marshall, OTR/L, and Dr. Greg Schlosser, MD

o   D2, Fun and Games For Classes and Organizing Center Competitions
Heather Kraft, CTRS,MS, is a PATH Intl. Certified Registered Instructor. Clare Palmquist is a PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor and USDF competitor.

o   D3, Out of the Saddle
Learn non-mounted activities for EAA participants.
Laurel Theis, COTA/L, and Marti Marrinan, Educator

noon to 1 p.m.             Lunch and PATH Intl. Update

1 p.m.                          Silent Auction Closes (bidding ends)

1 to 4:30 p.m.              Hotel or Barn Track:

(choose either the hotel or barn track for the afternoon. The barn track will include a stop at a special tack shop on the way back)

                                    Hotel Track:

o   (1 to 2:00 p.m.)  H1, Finding Diversified Revenue Streams
Learn how to use programs, events, grants and more to diversify your revenue streams!
Anita Hollenhorst, BA EQS, is a business management marketing and communications manager with Central MN Initiative Foundation

o   (2:15 to 3:15 p.m.) H2, Communications and Marketing: On the Fly, On a Dime
Learn how to make the most of marketing your non-profit with limited resources and time.
Anita Hollenhorst

o   (3:30 to 4:30 p.m.) H3, Managing Growing Pains and Burnout
For centers new and established.
Anita Hollenhorst          

Barn Session (dress appropriately)   

o   (1:30 to 2:30 p.m.) B1, Lifts and Mounts
Learn safe handling and participate in a Sure Hands lift training demonstration. (Hands on opportunities as time and batteries allow.)
Heather Kraft, CTRS,MS and Shellie Kremers are both PATH Intl. Registered Instructors.

o    (2:30 to 3:30 p.m.) B2, The Doctors Are In
Two local program veterinarians and an equine chiropractor will discuss issues they see specific to equines in EAA.
Dr. Nicole Eller-Medina, DVM, Dr. Colleen Carter, DVM, and Dr. Melissa Loidolt, DC

o   3:30 to 4:30 p.m. B3, Horse Acquisition, Evaluation and Re-evaluation
Marsha Anderson, MA, PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor and ESMHL. Clare Palmquist is a PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor and USDF competitor. Dena Duncan, PATH Intl. Certified Advanced Instructor. 

o   4:30 p.m.   Return to hotel (passing tack shop offering special hours for Region 6 conference attendees)

1:30 to 5:30 p.m.         Silent Auction Item Pick-Up (at hotel)

5:30 p.m.                     Supper on your own

 

 

Sunday, March 10, 2013

7 to 8 a.m.                   Breakfast

7:30 a.m.  to 8 a.m.     Region 6 Meeting - while you eat!
Facilitated by Erika Berg, PATH Intl. ND State Chair          

8 to 8:30 a.m.             State Meetings

8:30 to 9 a.m.              Standards Hearing and PATH Intl Updates

9 to 10 a.m.                 Session E: Forums

o   E1, Mental Health Forum
Molly DePrekle

o   E2, Instructor Forum
Marsha Anderson

o   E3, Administrator/Higher Education Forum
Erika Berg 

10 to 11 a.m.               Session F

o   F1, Established Programs Transitioning From Non-paid to Paid Staff
Come share your experiences and advice with others contemplating that leap.

o   F2, Start Up Pprograms: the Basics.
Come ask questions and get input from established programs members.