EDUCATIONAL TREATMENT FOR SOCIAL ANXIETY IN ADULTS

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Abstract

The Article reflects the methodology and content, as well as the results of development of transformative learning program of
pedagogical intervention during equine assisted, experience-based learning process for reduction of adults’ social anxiety. The
theoretical grounds of the developed program is based upon the analysis of research on used methods of social anxiety in
psychotherapy, its efficiency in solving of problems caused by social anxiety, analysis of methods of transformative learning
theory and animal-assisted intervention, theoretical study of symptoms of social anxiety and the empirical study of learning needs
of adults with disorders caused by social anxiety for reduction of social anxiety. The developed program is an innovative
pedagogical solution for reduction of adults’ social anxiety, where there are integrated theoretical and practical aspects of
transformative learning and animal-assisted therapy within the equine assisted empirical (based on experience) learning process
Original languageEnglish
Pages136-146
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventATEE Spring Conference - Innovation and Challenges in Education 2014 - Klaipeda, Lithuania
Duration: 7 May 20149 May 2014

Conference

ConferenceATEE Spring Conference - Innovation and Challenges in Education 2014
Country/TerritoryLithuania
CityKlaipeda
Period7/05/149/05/14

Keywords*

  • Social anxiety
  • educational treatment
  • pedagogical intervention
  • transformative learning
  • equine assisted learning

Field of Science*

  • 5.3 Educational sciences

Publication Type*

  • 3.4. Other publications in conference proceedings (including local)

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