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A Clinical Practice Change Initiative to Incorporate Animal Assisted Therapy in Advanced Practice Registered Nurses' Clinical Practice for Children and Adolescents
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Donna Rae Cowell
Background: Children and adolescents mental healthcare needs is vital for the future of our nation’s welfare (American Psychology Association, 2014). Research has indicated AAT may be a...
Canine-Assisted Therapies Among U.S. Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Integrative Review of The Literature
| Theses | Contributor(s): Olivia A. Kondos
A sizeable number of U.S. veterans of all ages experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which can impact their quality of life; physically, mentally and socially. Consequences of PTSD are...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 39 (2017)
I Had to Euthanize a Dog, p 2
Student's Corner, p 4
Vet Tech Point of View, p 6
Pet therapy in work and school | Lorinda Schrammel | TEDxOStateU
Lorinda Schrammel is the training and development manager at Oklahoma State University. She is also the owner of Evie, a 2-year-old black and tan shepherd who works with OSU's pet therapy...
Institut Français de Zoothérapie
| Programs | Contributor(s): François Beiger
Développer des formations professionnelles et Universitaires aux pratiques de la médiation animale en Europe, en Tunisie et au Canada. Théorie,...
The Effect of Play with Canines on Psychological and Physical Stress Measures in College Students
| Presentations | Contributor(s): Cheryl Delgado, Margaret Toukonen, Corinne Wheeler
Introduction and Background: Stress can be impede learning and be a major cause of student attrition or failure to advance in studies at a timely pace. This is an increasing concern in academia....
Facilitating an animal-assisted intervention program : the risks and rewards of working with animals in helping and educational settings
| Theses | Contributor(s): Katelynn Couling
Humans and animals have been living and working together for centuries. The mutual relationship that developed lead professionals to begin incorporating animals into human services and education...
Mögliche Effekte der tiergestützten Therapie bei Menschen mit Demenz : Umsetzung dieses Ansatzes in der Ergotherapie
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sarah Hauser, Erika Kuster
Ziel: In dieser Bachelorarbeit geht es darum, mögliche Effekte von tiergestützter Therapie auf älteren Menschen mit Demenz aufzuzeigen und mögliche Ansätze für die...
Pet facilitated therapy and the therapeutic relationship: participant perspectives
| Theses | Contributor(s): Laurie Heather Baird
This qualitative study examines Pet Facilitated Therapy (PFT) from the perspective of the participant/client in an initial counselling session. The use of the human-animal bond to facilitate...
Susan Elizabeth Smith
Farm animal-assisted interventions in clinical depression
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ingeborg Pedersen
Depression affects millions of people every year. Depressed individuals suffer from depressed mood, loss of interest and enjoyment, reduced energy, diminished activity, reduced attention and...
An exploration of pet therapy for bereavement
| Theses | Contributor(s): Wood, Elizabeth A.
The wealth of research that exists regarding pet therapy was beneficial for the research regarding this study. However, there was a lack of research related to the experience of individuals who...
Pet therapy: Enhancing social and cardiovascular wellness in community dwelling older adults
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Kolassa, John
Journal of Community Health Nursing
Taylor & Francis
Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Anschutz Medical Campus, ED 2...
Benefits of pet therapy introduced to cardiac rehabilitation patients
| Theses | Contributor(s): Angela Joy Felker
This study was designed to measure the beneficial effects of a pet therapy program on a population of older adult cardiac rehabilitation patients. It was hypothesized that participants who...
How to treat diseases- use animals: Aakash Lonkar at TEDxDBATU
| Videos | Contributor(s): Aakash Lonkar
From the beginning of human civilisation, we have used animals for various purposes, including, farming, travelling, etc. But animals can also be used, which we haven't thought off, for...
National Capital Therapy Dogs, Inc.
National Capital Therapy Dogs, Inc. (NCTD) is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that provides animal-assisted therapy to many people in health facilities, shelters, schools and libraries....
Non-pharmacological approaches to alleviate distress in dementia care
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mitchell, Gary, Agnelli, Joanne
Dementia Care Advisor, Four Seasons Health Care, Irish Regional Office, Belfast, Northern IrelandDementia Services and Quality Manager,...
The Elephants in the Therapy Room
| Journal Articles
American Occupational Therapy Association
Doctors and nurses join the puppy love
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The Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital: A Journey Towards Evidence
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zeblisky, Kathy A., Jennings, Mary Lou
Journal of Hospital Librarianship
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Medical Library, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona,...