Crossfields Institute Level 6 Diploma in the IFEEL Method of Equine Facilitated Psychotraumatology

A systematic evidence based approach.

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Ofqual Regulated – Level 6 Diploma in the IFEEL Method of Equine Facilitated Psychotraumatology

A foundation clinical training in a systematic, evidenced based, Trauma Focused phased treatment approach for clients with low level clinical needs (Mild Client Presentations). This qualification results is working with clients in 1:1 private practice or in open group Trauma Informed workshops.

This course will cover the below:

  1. Definitions and types of Common Mental Health Disorders (CMD), Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD), Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorders (STS) and Post Traumatic Growth (PTG).
  2. Assessment and formulation of EFPT differential treatment plan CMD, ASD, PTSD, C-PTSD, STS and PTG.
  3. Theory and application of psychotraumatology frameworks in the context of the neuroscience, dissociation and the psycho-pharmacology.
  4. An evidence based rational of the applications of the IFEEL Method of Equine Facilitated Psychotraumatology.
  5. Trauma focused resource facilitation skills for safety, stabilisation, regulation and containment of comorbidities: i) Mood disorders, ii) Traumatic nightmares, iii) Suicide ideation.
  6. Understanding equine psychology, behaviour, ethology and welfare. The theoretical considerations of the ethical standards for equines working with humans.
  7. Equine Centred – Relational Horsemanship skills: The tools, techniques and applications of working with horses as co-sentient partners for human development and change.
  8. Group dynamics theory and management of working with individuals and groups (and conflict) safely.
  9. Personal and professional development: Supervision, mentoring, assessment and mapping of facilitator’s own personal and professional development alongside accountability of the ethical considerations of clients.
  10. Critical self-reflexive mind-body based practice: developing self-awareness for both clients and facilitators.

Entry Requirements:  Completion of LEVEL 5 IFEEL Method EFHD or equivalent previous psychological educational training and qualifications.

This is the Crossfields Institute Level 6 Diploma in the IFEEL Method of Equine Facilitated Psychotraumatology.

See the full qualification specification here https://www.crossfieldsinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/EFPT-L6-Specification-V1.pdf

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Programme Dates

Crossfields Institute Level 6 Diploma (EFPT)

20th October 2021 - 31st March 2023