The Browne Center

Browne Center

Workshops

These workshops use activities, exercises, and outdoor adventure elements to create learning laboratories that go much deeper than classroom training.

If your organization would like a custom workshop browse our Corporate Training or Youth & Student pages for more information on the variety of topics offered.

If you would like to partner with us to offer a workshop contact us at  603-868-1772.

Open Enrollment Workshops

Questions about workshop registration? Contact us at 603-868-1772.

 

Explorations in Equine Assisted

Explorations in Equine-Assisted Mental Health & Learning

Details: May 25, 26, 27, 2018,   9:00 AM to 4:00 PM,  UNH Horse Barns

Registration no longer being accepted. 

This hands on workshop is an overview of Equine-assisted Mental Health and Learning (EAMHL).  Together we will experience theories that inform and develop the practice of EAMHL, introduce some of the history and development of the field, and create an awareness of some of the elements of safe, effective, ethical practice. Participants will become familiar with current research, professional organizations, certification programs as well as issues facing the field.

To see examples of programs where we partner with horses to help humans watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIu08ABhaFg&feature=youtu.be    (regarding working with veterans)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLMlLBnId_s   (regarding working with children who are burn survivors)

 

 

Social and Emotional Learning In Action

DATE JUST ANNOUNCED— FRI. SEPT. 21, 2018 – 8:30am-4pm

This workshop provides an introduction to our new book.  SELA is based on the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning’s (CASEL) core competencies and provides 36 developmentally sequenced lessons.

After this training, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the benefits of Experiential Learning
  • Identify the Cycle of Experiential Learning (ELC)
  • Experience modeled lessons & Practice leading lessons with a peer
  • Understand the scope & sequence of the book and resources required
  • Know how SEL supports academic success & identify SEL competences
  • Confirm connection between Full Value Contract, Challenge by Choice, the ELC and school culture
  • Develop school specific implementation strategy

The workshop trainer is the book’s author and Youth Programs Director, Tara Flippo. Tara holds a B.A. in Outdoor Experiential Education from Hampshire College and a M.A. in Social Justice and Outdoor Experiential Education from Vermont College. Tara’s  passions include facilitation and training in adventure and social justice. One of her professional highlights, is the publication of her first book in 2016- Social Emotional Learning in Action: Experiential Activities to Positively Impact School Climate.

A copy of the book and lunch included with each registration fee. $150/per person

Stay tuned for registration link!

"The program is a fantastic way to develop one’s sense of what it is to be a team member and what it means to live and work as a group, not merely a person." - Head Start Manager

The Browne Center has been providing innovative experiential learning programs since the early 1980s. We provide a wide range of programming from comprehensive trainings to shorter one-day sessions. Our learning programs evolve to meet the needs of our clients and our diverse client base allows us to draw upon best practices from a variety of disciplines and remain sensitive to specific needs and outcomes.

Creating a dynamic program based on your group's specific goals is our approach with every single client. We can provide an action-packed program to meet your needs – whether you are coming together as a new group, integrating new members, building positive group relationships, addressing specific behaviors, or striving for performance excellence.