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  1. Natural Connections: A Recommendation to Implement an Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Program within the Shakopee MdewakantonSioux Community

    | Posters | Contributor(s): Heidi Simon

    Currently the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community does not have an Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) program. The purpose of this project was to research AAT programs that exist in First Nation...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61646

  2. Using Interpersonal Process Recall (IPR) to Examine the Effects of Equine Assisted Activities on the Personal and Professional Development of Student Therapists

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Dianna Isabel Giraldez

    The Introduction to Equine Assisted Family Therapy course offered at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) provides Master’s and Doctoral level student therapists the opportunity to learn how...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61640

  3. Outcomes in language and social skills as seen in children with autism and developmental disabilities participating in equine assisted activities

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Megan Koenigseder

    Individuals with developmental disabilities commonly present characteristics that include deficits in social and communicative abilities. A number of intervention strategies have been implemented,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61638

  4. Hippotherapy Capstone

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Autumn O'Hara

    Therapists work with many children with many different diagnoses. One of the most prevalent diagnosis is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to recent statistics, available from the Centers...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61636

  5. A Clinical Practice Change Initiative to Incorporate Animal Assisted Therapy in Advanced Practice Registered Nurses' Clinical Practice for Children and Adolescents

    | 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61634

  6. A Systematic Review of Complimentary Therapies to Treat Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Aftermath of Domestic Abuse

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Jordan A. Meeks, Saida Byrami

    Objectives: Explore the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on the health of female survivors. Identify complementary therapies that alleviate symptoms of psychological health impacts...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61632

  7. Therapeutic Horseback Riding With Military Veterans: Perspectives of Riders, Instructors, and Volunteers

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie LaFleur

    Statistics reveal that over 353,000 military members have been diagnosed with PTSD and/or TBI resulting from war-related activities. With the rising number of war stress injuries, there have not...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61630

  8. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61628

  9. DLB Ranch, Inc

    | Organizations

    Equine Assisted Therapy (EAP/EAT) offers many benefits to individuals, groups and families that specifically address mental, emotional and behavioral issues.  An EAP/EAT session is designed...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61618

  10. Say "Neigh" to Abuse: On the Treatment of Horses and Mules in the Civil War

    | Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Anika N. Jensen

    The stuffed head of Old Baldy, General George Meade’s favorite horse, can be found mounted on the wall of the Grand Army of the Republic Museum in Philadelphia. General Robert E. Lee’s...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61589

  11. Feature Story: Therapy dogs bring relief for stressed-out students

    | Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Costa Maragos

    Dogs can bring great comfort to people dealing with stress. Now research shows there are many therapeutic benefits to bringing therapy dogs to university campuses to help stressed-out students,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61573

  12. One Starfish at a Time | Erika Neo | TEDxYouth@AIS

    | Videos

    Erika reflects on how her experiences with animals and children with special needs have impacted her outlook on the world. Erika Neo is an energetic, dedicated and hardworking individual who seeks...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61565

  13. Avaluació de l'efectivitat de la introducció de la teràpia assistida amb gossos al tractament de fisioteràpia per a pacients amb paràlisi cerebral espàstica

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Susanna Peiris Bevers

    L’objectiu d’aquest estudi és avaluar els efectes de la introducció de la teràpia assistida amb gossos en el tractament de nens amb paràlisi cerebral...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61549

  14. Tangible space: centre for animal assisted therapy.

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Andri Verwey

    In the Centre for Animal Assisted Therapy, animals act as a therapeutic intervention to improve the well-being of therapy patients. The main medical success of this mode of therapy lies within the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61537

  15. Minor Immediate Effects of a Dog on Children's Reading Performance and Physiology

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lisa Schretzmayer, Kurt Kotrschal, Andrea Beetz

    Literacy is a key factor in occupational success and social integration. However, an increasing number of children lack appropriate reading skills. There is growing evidence that dogs have...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61525

  16. A Birth Cohort Analysis to Study Dog Walking in Adolescence Shows No Relationship with Objectively Measured Physical Activity

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Carri Westgarth, Andrew R. Ness, Calum Mattocks, Robert M. Christley

    Physical inactivity during childhood and adolescence is a serious health concern. There are few studies of the activity undertaken by adolescents when walking with the family dog, and the effect...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61519

  17. Assistance Dogs: Historic Patterns and Roles of Dogs Placed by ADI or IGDF Accredited Facilities and by Non-Accredited U.S. Facilities

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sandra Walther, Mariko Yamamoto, Abigail Paige Thigpen, Anaissa Garcia, Neil H. Willits, Lynette A. Hart

    Dogs’ roles to support people with disabilities are increasing. Existing U.S. laws and regulations pertaining to the use of dogs for people with disabilities are only minimally enforced....

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61515

  18. Application of Survival Analysis and Multistate Modeling to Understand Animal Behavior: Examples from Guide Dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lucy Asher, Naomi D. Harvey, Martin Green, Gary C. W. England

    Epidemiology is the study of patterns of health-related states or events in populations. Statistical models developed for epidemiology could be usefully applied to behavioral states or events. The...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61511

  19. Comparing the Effect of Animal-Rearing Education in Japan with Conventional Animal-Assisted Education

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yuka Nakajima

    An increasing number of teachers are introducing animals into their class so that pupils foster cognitive, physiological, and social skills through their interaction with animals. Along with such...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61509

  20. Educational Possibilities of Keeping Goats in Elementary Schools in Japan

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Naoko Koda, Shiho Kutsumi, Toshiya Hirose, Gen Watanabe

    Many Japanese elementary schools keep small animals for educational purposes, and the effects and challenges have been investigated. Although goats are medium-sized animals that are familiar to...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61485