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The Role of Pets in the Lives of College Students: Implications for College Counselors
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| Contributor(s):: Aimee C. Adams, Bruce S. Sharkin, Jennifer J. Bottinelli
The roles that pets play in the lives of college students have received little attention in the college counseling literature. This article will review four topics related to college students and pets that have implications for counselors: (a) the separation anxiety that students experience...
Supporting Real Assistance Animals: Veterinarians can help clients with assistance animals and discourage fraud
| Contributor(s):: Katie Burns
Supporting real assistance animals
| Contributor(s):: Aubrey Fine
The certification of emotional support animals: Differences between clinical and forensic mental health practitioners.
| Contributor(s):: Cassandra L. Boness, Jeffrey N. Younggren, Bruce I. Frumkin
Experiences with a prescribed emotional support animal: A qualitative inquiry
| Contributor(s):: Kristy R. Becraft
University Counseling Centers' Perceptions and Experiences Pertaining to Emotional Support Animals
| Contributor(s):: Lori R. Kogan, Karen Schaefer, Phyllis Erdman, Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher
Increasing numbers of students are requesting accommodations for emotional support animals (ESAs) in higher education settings. Since the legislation pertaining to this type of service animal differs from the laws governing disability service animals, colleges and universities are faced with...
Service and Emotional Support Animals on Campus: The Relevance and Controversy
| Contributor(s):: Melinda Phillips
Emotional support animals on commercial flights: a risk to allergic patients
| Contributor(s):: Brian C. Baumann, Kelly M MacArthur, John C. Baumann
Professional Veterinary Programs' Perceptions and Experiences Pertaining to Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals, and Recommendations for Policy Development
| Contributor(s):: Regina M. Schoenfeld-Tacher, Lori R. Kogan
They Say Emotional Support Dog, We Say Service Dog: Why the Americans with Disabilities Act Should Recognize Emotional Support Dogs as Service Animals
| Contributor(s):: Chelsea Hernandez-Silk
This article explores the laws surrounding emotional support animals. Specifically, the author analyzes the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Air Carrier Access Act. This article proposes that emotional support animals should be recognized under federal legislation...
K9s From Carrie
Minnesota-based K9s From Carrie is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the United States to shine light on mental health awareness through education and the pairing of individuals with dogs to help manage mental illness and reduce suicide. We believe people of all ages and backgrounds suffering...
Public Perceptions of Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, and Therapy Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, Peter Hellyer, Louana Cheung, Lori Kogan
As service dogs, emotional support dogs, and therapy dogs have become more prevalent in the USA, so too has the controversy surrounding their legitimacy. Yet, there is a lack of objective data regarding the public’s understanding of the role played by each of these types of animals, as...
A Perfect Human-Animal Bond Storm
03 Jul 2017 |
Posted by Myrna Milani
Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion. Arthur Koestler
While many items appear on my list of enjoyable activities, reading mysteries remains a life-long favorite. This ongoing...
Examining emotional support animals and role conflicts in professional psychology
| Contributor(s):: Younggren, Jeffrey N., Boisvert, Jennifer A., Boness, Cassandra L.
Recruiting psychosocial health effects of animals for families and communities: Transition to practice
| Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette A., Yamamoto, Mariko, Fine, Aubrey H.
Jul 28 2015
The Fair Housing Act and Emotional Support Animals in College Housing - Is it Really Raining Cats and Dogs? (EDU350M)
Apr 17 2015
The Animal/Human Connection: Clarifying the Roles of Service, Emotional Support, and Therapy Animals
No training required: the availability of emotional support animals as a component of equal access for the psychiatrically disabled under the Fair Housing Act.
| Contributor(s):: Ligatti, Christopher C.
Advocating change within the ADA: the struggle to recognize emotional-support animals as service animals
| Contributor(s):: Bourland, Kristin M.