Build confidence & self esteem Develop emotional control & self discipline Anger management & impulse control Developing healthy relationship skills and respect for others and yourself
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Effective communication skills, self-confidence and trust in others are three important requirements a young person must have to be able to undertake study, gain and maintain employment and be successful in human relationships.
The program works with young people who have been denied role models in these areas and who come from homes where trust levels are very low. The program specifically helps young people to learn how to display calm assertiveness, to focus and to have respect as well as empathy for others.
In particular, this program is producing good results with young people ranging from improved behaviour in school, reduced suspensions and better engagement in the community.
Youth are referred to the program by psychologists and other youth & family welfare services. This referral process ensures that all youth participating in the program are in need of benevolent aid due to factors such as family history of domestic violence, low socio-economic conditions; and mental health issues. The program services the Brisbane, Gold Coast and Northern NSW areas.Sue is available to speak to work-teams or school-groups on how the principles of natural horsemanship can help humans learn to communicate with calm assertiveness, trust and respect.