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  • Courageous Hearts to provide after-school programming in January

  • Courageous Hearts Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning Center has received funding from the state to continue its Equine Assisted Learning after-school programming for Kent and Sussex county children.
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  • Courageous Hearts Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning Center has received funding from the state to continue its Equine Assisted Learning after-school programming for Kent and Sussex county children.
    Funding is provided by the Gov. Jack Markell’s initiative to increase after-school activities, and funding comes from the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families.
    The after-school programming at Courageous Hearts is a collaborative effort that includes a licensed mental health professional, a horse specialist and a horse(s) to address learning goals. It involves setting up ground activities that will require the group to apply certain skills such as non-verbal communication, assertiveness, creative thinking and problem-solving.
    The winter/spring session is set to begin from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from the last week of January to mid-May. Refreshments are included.
    For more information, visit courageoushearts.us or call (302) 593-1378.
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