2015 APDT Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show

TH10 - Therapy Animals: Research Based Healing and Positive Health Outcomes Associated with the Human Animal Bond

Oct 15, 2015 1:30pm ‐ Oct 15, 2015 4:45pm


Description

Are you interested in learning more about therapy animals and want to understand how you can incorporate training for therapy animals in your business? Or maybe you already have a strong therapy program and want to enhance it a bit.
Either way, this seminar you want to understand more about the way that moving towards team work (looking to see the strength of the relationship between the handler/animal), evaluations and finishing a high level around AAA/AAT/AAE the field is professionalizing and putting a heavy emphasis on animal welfare
Ready to take your training hobby to the next level? Nervous about how to start, what paperwork to tackle, which measures to put in place to protect yourself?
This half day? seminar with the Pet Partners National Program Educator to understand more about how team work is essential for a therapy teams as evaluators look to see the strength of the relationship between the handler/animal. We will review the evaluation process and finish with a high level overview around AAA/AAT/AAE. the field is professionalizing and putting a heavy emphasis on animal welfare, and understanding you need to make it happen.
The seminar will be both instructional and interactive so come prepared to participate as well as learn! 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the evaluation process for a therapy animal team
  • Determine if, or how, working with therapy animals can be beneficial to their business
  • Develop ways to work with clients that have therapy animals for continued training.

 

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