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EAGALA Updates

November 5th 2014 - EAGALA Military Services program started with VA Partnership in CA

EAGALA Military Services provider, Reins of H.O.P.E. in California, has partnered with the VA to provide mental health services for veterans. The program which will track outcomes started on Nov. 1st and was announced by Congresswoman Julia Brownley's office on Sept. 12. Read press release  

October 27th 2014 - EAGALA Model on Slovenia National TV

Congratulations to the EAGALA Slovenia Networking Group (network coordinator Ana Bordjan) for their great tv coverage of the EAGALA Model on Slovene National TV1 show "About Animals and Humans," Oct. 25, 2014. Click here to view (first 5 minutes of the show)

October 12th 2014 - In the NASW News (National Association of Social Workers)

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, EAGALA and EAGALA certified members Mike Gooch, Laura Feldman and Pam Dudek featured in the NASW Oct. 2014 news: https://www.socialworkers.org/pubs/news/2014/10/animal-assisted-therapy.asp  

August 12th 2014 - Brenda Hunter hired as new EAGALA Clinical Director position

We are pleased to announce that Brenda Hunter, M.A., LCPC has been hired as the new EAGALA Clinical Director position. This role was formed to support the growing needs of EAGALA and is focused primarily on member support and resources and on oversight of developing strategic partnership programs. Read more: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12086030.htm Brenda can be contacted at Brenda...

July 17th 2014 - EAGALA, Lone Survivor Foundation and Univ. S. FL partner to raise funding for military services program expansion

Press release announcing the partnership of EAGALA, Lone Survivor Foundation, and the University of South Florida to expand the proven Lone Survivor Foundation retreat model to treat PTSD and other needs of military service members and veterans. The expansion will include ensuring a broad network of trained professionals in EAGALA Military Services and the ART model in place with funding to...

May 24th 2014 - 2013 EAGALA Model Impact Survey Results

The EAGALA Model Impact Survey tracks the number of hours provided, clients served, and horses involved in EAGALA Model sessions each year. It also provides information on the top populations/needs being addressed by EAGALA Model programs worldwide.  This provides valuable information for funders, researchers and media looking for information on the impact and growth of this exciting...

May 22nd 2014 - EAGALA in Live Happy Magazine

A great article on the EAGALA Model in Live Happy magazine!  

April 1st 2014 - 2013 Evaluation Report: EAGALA Model for Veterans with Veterans Administration Michigan

A report has been posted on the EAGALA website evaluating a pilot program for Equine Assisted Veterans Services - an EAGALA Military Services program for veterans with PTSD and MST conducted by PEACE Ranch in Michigan in collaboration with the Veterans Administration and funding from the Les and Anne Biederman Foundation. Click here to view report

March 31st 2014 - Call for EAGALA Conference Proposals

Call for Workshop Proposals for EAGALA conferences: 2nd Biennial Pacific Conference, Dec. 2-4, 2014, Sydney, Australia - Deadline for proposals is May 31, 2014 16th EAGALA Conference, March 25-28, 2015, Layton, Utah - Deadline for proposals is July 31, 2014 Click here to submit proposals Thank you!  

February 3rd 2014 - 15th Conference Program Guide now posted

We look forward to seeing you March 12-15, 2014 in Mesquite, Texas for EAGALA's 15th Annual Conference!  There is an amazing lineup of presentations. You also will not want to miss the preconferences - this year there are two options: