Welcome to the Certification Board for Equine Interaction Professionals (CBEIP).
The CBEIP is a not-for-profit, tax exempt organization, started by professionals
in the field who feel a credential for equine facilitated professionals is needed
to identify the body of knowledge and those who practice in the field.
To be recognized as the definitive group of professionals offering best practices certification to mental health and education practitioners in the field of equine assisted counseling; to maintain the highest standards for experience and education, both as part of the requirements for initial certification, and continuing education for recertification; for CBEIP certification to be the recognized standard, in the field of mental health, and for clients seeking out the most qualified equine assisted counselors.
To set the bar for the highest standards of best practices, knowledge, safety, effectiveness and consistency in equine interaction therapy for all participants, including horses; to generate credibility and public trust in the practice; to create a forum to share experiences, outcomes and research to enhance the field and enrich educational opportunities; to foster a sense of camaraderie, enthusiasm and discovery to help equine assisted counseling move more into the therapeutic mainstream.
• Integrity • Compassion • Excellence • Respect • Collaboration
Certification Board for Equine Interaction Professionals
Handbook for Candidates
New Benefit for CEIPs
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