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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships

Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Renaissance Healing & Learning Center
Address: 7695 Derby Ln. Cotati, Ca
Phone: (707) 664-8919
Supervisor: Fran Judd
Fax: (707) 664-8919

Internship Description

Job Title: Student Intern/Aide

Compensation: unpaid
Amount/Type: Experience working with children/adults with disabilities and other health professionals. The opportunity to ride and work with horses.
Internship Length: 1 semester
Hours Per Week: 1-5

Population: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Family, Seniors, Physical and/or emotional disabilities, Horses
Focus: Autism, Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, Physical disabilities, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Stroke

Therapy Used: Hippotherapy and other equine assisted therapy and activities.

Setting: Outdoors with horses

Duties: Assist during, before, and after sessions (setup, breakdown, groom horse, and help clients). Help with training, discussion and instruction.

Qualifications: Desire to learn about a variety of disabilities (no horse experience needed).

Additional Information: May do more hours if desired. 10 minutes from campus.

This internship was updated 7/15/13

last updated: 07.15.2013