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  1. The disturbing correlation between youth violence and animal cruelty

    Contributor(s):: Sarah A. Matthews

    In examining juvenile crime and violence, there appears to be a correlation between this violence and the crime of animal cruelty. To assist in supporting this hypothesis, as a society we can study and see that there is a known correlation between violent adult offenders and previous charges of...

  2. Social Worker Perceptions of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Melanie Woolen

        This research study examines factors that influence a social worker’s willingness to utilize animals in therapy, specifically equine assisted psychotherapy. Equine assisted psychotherapy is an experiential therapy involving horses for the treatment of mental and...

  3. Pet-person social interaction in institutional settings : an ethnomethodological analysis

    Contributor(s):: Sandra Yetta Fields

  4. Without a home but not without a companion: an ethnographic study

    Contributor(s):: Catherine M. Riley

    This study aims to explore the personal perspective of people who are homeless and their pet companions. This study examines the benefits and challenges of the homeless pet owner in Sacramento, CA. The study’s purpose is to discuss the benefits and challenges as well as further explore the...

  5. Animal-assisted interventions: an integral piece of the collaborative treatment plan

    Contributor(s):: Maureen Renee Faiola

    This qualitative study was designed using a combination of research methods to explore the benefits of using animal-assisted therapy with vulnerable populations. An analysis of the literature revealed that animal-assisted therapy is a long-standing method of treatment but there is limited...

  6. Employee Wellbeing and Compassion Fatigue among Animal Caregivers: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study

    Contributor(s):: Cavallaro, Liz

  7. Social Work Services in Small Animal Private Practice Settings: A Veterinarian's Perspective

    Contributor(s):: Natalie K. Leiferman

    Humans share a strong bond with animals, when a pet becomes sick or dies an owner can feel extreme grief and bereavement. Research studies have shown that some veterinarians feel they are inadequately trained to handle the pet owner’s feelings of grief and loss. Social workers could have a...

  8. Animal-Assisted Therapy and its Effects on Children in Schools

    Contributor(s):: Jordan N. Putz

    Animal-assisted therapy could be used in schools as a supportive intervention provided by school social workers. The purpose of this project was to explore how animal-assisted therapy in schools, specifically using dogs, could be a complimentary and supportive form of intervention provided by...

  9. La zootherapie au Saguenay: Ampleur, perception et connaissance sur son utilisation dans les residences privees pour personnes agees

    Contributor(s):: Tremblay, Sabrina

  10. The impact of companion pets on the well-being of older adults

    Contributor(s):: Than, Kim

  11. Canine assisted therapy: A theoretical approach to understanding the therapeutic potential of the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Piper, Johanna

  12. Animal-assisted therapy for emotionally disturbed children: A grant proposal

    Contributor(s):: Madrid, Shaylin M.

  13. Needs Assessment for Animal-Assisted Interventions: Factors Influencing Implementation of Dogs as Judiciary Aids in Criminal Justice Processes in CPS Cases

    Contributor(s):: MacNamara, Maureen

    The study presents findings from a needs assessment exploring the critical features or core elements that bear on professionals regarding the inclusion of dogs as judiciary aides in the investigation and prosecution of child maltreatment cases. Specifically, the objectives of the current needs...

  14. From traditional to equine-assisted psychotherapy: Mental health practitioners' experiences

    Contributor(s):: Lee, Ping-Tzu

  15. The lived experiences of the effects of companion animal ownership on adaptation to conjugal grief: A phenomenological study

    Contributor(s):: Gabel, Mark F.

  16. An exploratory study of the therapeutic elements that operate between therapy dogs and students with mental health disorders

    Contributor(s):: Geist, Tracy S.

  17. Action research to expand HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) teams in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Eaton-Stull, Yvonne

  18. A supplementary intervention utilizing service dogs with veterans diagnosed with PTSD: A grant proposal

    Contributor(s):: Dillon, Jacqueline

  19. Therapeutic horsemanship and children adopted from foster care: A case study analysis using mixed methods

    Contributor(s):: Cody, Patricia Anne

  20. Volunteer observations of animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Connors, Colleen Ann