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Ethics Code - Israeli Association of Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy

By Nancy Parish-Plass

The Israeli Association for Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy

Licensed under Public Domain.

Category Soft Literature
Abstract

This code covers the ethical behavior expected of an animal-assisted therapist concerning the client, the animal, and what happens between them. Areas of this code discusses issues such as training, professional responsibility, needs of the animals within the therapy setting, multicultural issues, and more. This code is seen as binding and in addition to the national laws concerning animal welfare.

Tags
  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Animal welfare