Renatus W. Van Daelen
(Rene) - Facilitator
More than twenty years ago Reneís first encounter with a horse was a
life changing experience for him so he is able to interact very well
with clients in need. Rene has an innate ability with
equine and he is especially skilled with
individuals who are suffering from emotional or physical impairment.
Rene integrates the holistic approach
of a honoring each personís individual needs for wellness and
wholeness into his work with clients which aligns very well with
both the Circle of Courage and how equine are used in assisted
Spirit of Eight,
Rene facilitates two specialized programs, Shining Moon,
Equine Curative Interactions for Clients with Disabilities,
and Down to Earth Boosters, our Life Skills Training Program.
Before health services, Rene worked in the business sector. He
enjoyed a diversity of hand-on practical experiences which provided
an ideal background for Rene to develop our Life Skills Training
Program. Rene has created this program to be adaptable so as
to accommodate the clientís level of abilities, from very simple and
repetitive responsibilities to more advanced activities.
Rene believes in life-long learning. He is adamant to learn
something new everyday and this thirst for knowledge and experience
inspires everyone he works with.
Reneís background as a care-giver and facilitator includes:
Experience as a Life Skills Worker
Education includes the Foundations Course
Therapeutic Riding Instructor Training
Rene is a patient man, well liked by his clients which translates
into successful outcomes.
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