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Monday, January 26, 2015

Benefits for dogs in prision!?

There are many benefits for pet therapy programs.

Here is a video about "the changes" that have occurred when they put prisoners/ inmates in charge of animals.

Did you know that I offer a self-study course on Using Dogs in Therapy.

Would you like to earn 5 clock hours of cont. ed. for taking a course in pet therapy?

If so, read below.

Therapeutic Outcomes for Using Dogs as a Pet Therapy Approach
  • TR Knowledge Area: Practice of TR/ RT: Facilitation Techniques and Approaches
Five (5) Clock Hours or (0.5) CEUs. Notice ten (10) Clock Hours = 1.0 CEU
  • Course Goal: 
Participant to increase awareness of the benefits of using dogs as an approach in pet therapy programs.
  • Course Objective: 
Participant will be able to identify the benefits of using dogs as a facilitation technique as evidenced by scoring at least a 70% score or better on a 10-question multiple-exam test based on required reading before the end of a one-year timeframe. Participant can re-take exam if needed.
  • Course Requirements: 
Read Saskon (2007) Paws and Effects: The Healing Benefits of Dogs. Pass the 10-question multiple-choice exam with a 70% or better within one-year of registration
book is not included with course.

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