Jenny In The Press
Horse Therapy For The Troubled
"It’s not about behavior modification,” said Jenny Ribeiro-de Sa, a social worker with Garfield. “They get enough of that in our school. It’s more about self-confidence and communication skills. There is a confidence that comes from succeeding in a new experience and doing something they wouldn’t ordinarily do.”
Horses Helping Students Learn About Bullying
In 2006, the school started an equine assisted-therapy program to help students learn more about themselves and their behavior...
Anti-Bullying: From the Schoolyard to the Barnyard
Jenny Ribeiro-de Sa, LCSW, a school social worker at Garfield Park Academy, believes the horses help teach the students compassion and problem-solving skills...