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Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI)
AAI (Animal-Assisted Interventions) is a term referring to a wide variety of interventions involving animals in order to improve the quality of life for humans. Each type of intervention is unique...
Fondation Adrienne et Pierre Sommer
The Adrienne and Pierre Sommer Foundation is France’s only private, independent, not-for-profit organization devoted to human-animal interaction (HAI). The Foundation supports the development of HAI practices that contribute to the well-being and integration of the most fragile members of...
Veterinary social work: Practice within veterinary settings
Contributor(s):: Holcombe, T. Melissa, Strand, Elizabeth B., Nugent, William R., Ng, Zenithson Y.
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...
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...
La zootherapie au Saguenay: Ampleur, perception et connaissance sur son utilisation dans les residences privees pour personnes agees
Contributor(s):: Tremblay, Sabrina
The impact of companion pets on the well-being of older adults
Contributor(s):: Than, Kim
Canine assisted therapy: A theoretical approach to understanding the therapeutic potential of the human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Piper, Johanna
Animal-assisted therapy for emotionally disturbed children: A grant proposal
Contributor(s):: Madrid, Shaylin M.
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...
From traditional to equine-assisted psychotherapy: Mental health practitioners' experiences
Contributor(s):: Lee, Ping-Tzu
An exploratory study of the therapeutic elements that operate between therapy dogs and students with mental health disorders
Contributor(s):: Geist, Tracy S.
The lived experiences of the effects of companion animal ownership on adaptation to conjugal grief: A phenomenological study
Contributor(s):: Gabel, Mark F.
Action research to expand HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) teams in the United States
Contributor(s):: Eaton-Stull, Yvonne
A supplementary intervention utilizing service dogs with veterans diagnosed with PTSD: A grant proposal
Contributor(s):: Dillon, Jacqueline
Therapeutic horsemanship and children adopted from foster care: A case study analysis using mixed methods
Contributor(s):: Cody, Patricia Anne
Nov 02 2015
4th International Veterinary Social Work Summit: A Hidden Joy: The Role of Social Work in Animal-Related Grief and Bereavement
An investigation of the impact of companion animals on the residents of an intermediate care facility
Contributor(s):: Westbrook, Gerald Jay
Staff perceptions of the effects of animal facilitated therapy on institutionalized elderly
Contributor(s):: Whaley, Mary Elisa