Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) are gaining increasing popularity in a multitude of settings. Participants learn important credentialing, specific applications for utilizing therapy animals in educational institutions, along with welfare considerations.
Course created on June 1, 2022
Course Type: Video, Audio
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- After this course, participants will be able to distinguish the differences between therapy and crisis response dogs.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe many ways to integrate therapy dogs into educational settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify important welfare considerations for both students and therapy dogs.
|5-10 Minutes||Therapy dogs vs. Crisis dogs|
|10-20 Minutes||Integrating Therapy Dogs into Educational Settings: AAA|
|20-25 Minutes||Integrating Therapy Dogs into Educational Settings: AAE|
|25-45 Minutes||Integrating Therapy Dogs into Educational Settings: AAT|
|45-50 Minutes||Integrating Therapy Dogs into Educational Settings: AACR|
|50-55 Minutes||Welfare Considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
DSW, MSW LCSW
Dr. Yvonne Eaton-Stull is an Associate Professor of Social Work and Program Director of the BSSW Program at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. Dr. Eaton-Stull is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in animal-assisted social work, crisis intervention, and forensic social work. She has two therapy dogs and actively provides animal-assisted interventions in many human service agencies. She is a canine handler with HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response where she has provided comfort and support following crises and disasters throughout the United States for over 15 years. Her recent research has included implementing animal-assisted interventions in state prisons to address stress and anxiety, self-harm, and grief and loss.
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