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10th Edition, NEWLY REVISED!
Animal-Assisted Therapy and Activities:
A Study and Research Resource Guide
for the Use of Companion Animals in Animal-Assisted Interventions
By PHIL ARKOW
(2011: 189 pp.)

ISBN: 978-0-615-46239-4

 

This definitive resource guide to the human-animal bond and its therapeutic applications, used internationally and in several college courses, has been extensively revised with all-new information. This comprehensive study describes clinical and institutional therapies and activities using animals in physical health and mental health programs with children, seniors, veterans, prison inmates, the disabled, and a wide range of special populations. This classic textbook is a must for anyone doing research, considering working in this field, or developing a program!

Topics include:

  • How to become an AAT/AAA practitioner
  • How to organize a facility's AAT/AAA program
  • Techniques for conducting effective animal-assisted interventions
  • Environmental health and risk management issues

A 78-page bibliography and resource guide includes extensive information on:

  • Prison and "cell dog" programs
  • Service dogs and PTSD dogs for military veterans
  • Reading interventions using animals
  • Pets in obesity control and physical fitness programs
  • Infectious disease control guidelines
  • State regulations
  • Directories of worldwide academic and programmatic centers
  • Research and strategies for using AAT/AAA with Alzheimer's, HIV/AIDS, autism, psychotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, hospice care, the elderly, children, substance abuse, and more!

 

 

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