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  1. The Impact of Wilderness Therapy: Utilizing an Integrated Care Approach

    Contributor(s):: Anita Tucker, Christine Lynn Norton, Steven M. DeMille, Jessalyn Hobson

  2. The power of support from companion animals for people living with mental health problems: a systematic review and narrative synthesis of the evidence

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Helen Louise Brooks, Kelly Rushton, Karina Lovell, Penny Bee, Lauren Walker, Laura Grant, Anne Rogers

    There is increasing recognition of the therapeutic function pets can play in relation to mental health. However, there has been no systematic review of the evidence related to the comprehensive role of companion animals and how pets might contribute to the work associated with managing a...

  3. 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...

  4. Ther-Equine Therapeutic Riding Center

    Ther-Equine’s mission is to promote and enhance the welfare of individuals with disabilities by providing a program of therapeutic, educational, and recreational value: and further, to empower individuals who are mentally, physically and/or emotional challengedthrough the use of horses,...

  5. One Heart Wild

    One Heart Wild Education Sanctuary is a trauma informed nonprofit organization offering services that address the four pillars in humane education: human rights and well-being, animal protection and welfare, environmental stewardship, and cultural issues that affect an indvidual's...

  6. Soul Paws

    SoulPaws, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, offers unique and evidence-based animal-assisted therapy experiences to people impacted by eating disorders and other mental health issues. With every workshop, SoulPaws aims to decrease shame, increase compassion, and inspire...

  7. Special Cheers

    Our mission is to provide children and young adults, including those with physical, emotional and developmental challenges, multiple opportunities for advancing their personal developmental goals in a safe family environment that optimizes peer interaction and community...

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

    | 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 Communities. The ultimate goal was to present evidence to support the implementation of a culturally based...

  9. Zooterapie z pohledu zdravotnického pracovníka

    | Contributor(s):: Sandra Línková

    Bakalářská práce pojednává o zooterapii a náhledu na ni ze strany zdravotnického personálu a laiků, kteří se o ní zajímají a pracují s ní. Skládá se ze dvou částí -...

  10. KUMPPANINA LEMMIKKI : Opas lemmikkieläimen hankkimisen ja omistamisen tueksi

    | Contributor(s):: Anniina Niska, Merja Salovaara

    Toimintaterapia on kuntoutusta, jossa kuntoutuja ja toimintaterapeutti työskentelevät yhteistyössä kuntoutujan toimintamahdollisuuksien lisäämiseksi. Toiminnan terapeuttisen käytön avulla tuetaan kuntoutujan toiminnallista suoriutumista hänelle...

  11. Attitudes and Perceptions of Pet Owners' Understanding of and Satisfaction with the Pet Memorialization Industry

    | Contributor(s):: Donna Lipari

    This thesis explores the bond between owners and their pets and the grief that is experienced upon the death of a companion animal. The goal of this study was to investigate the attitudes and perceptions of pet owners who have lost a pet in the last 5 years, focusing specifically on the pet...

  12. Animal-assisted therapy for youth: a systematic methodological critique

    | Contributor(s):: May, D. K., Seivert, N. P., Cano, A., Casey, R. J., Johnson, A.

    Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) for youth has the potential to benefit both physical and mental health outcomes. Yet little is known about the extent to which study designs in this area are aligned with established standards of intervention research. This critical review assesses current research...

  13. Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., Mills, D. S.

  14. The impact of animals on patient wellbeing

    | Contributor(s):: Williams, B.

  15. Occupational Stress & Compassion Fatigue: The effects on workers in animal-related occupations

    | Contributor(s):: Rebekah Scotney

    The study of occupational stress and compassion fatigue in personnel working in animal related occupations has gained momentum over the last decade. The impact of these conditions on employee mental wellbeing, workplace productivity and morale is notable and has become more recognised by those...

  16. Companion Paws Canada

    Companion Paws Canada is dedicated to supporting Canadians in need while providing a second chance for pets by rescuing, training and pairing them with those who would benefit from a companion therapy animal trained with the highest standards practiced at Therapy Dogs International by our own CPC...

  17. Bregje Nijs

    http://habricentral.org/members/3224

  18. Jun 21 2017

    The Human Animal Bond and Companion Animals: Implications for Animal Welfare, Society, and Veterinarians

    Companion animals bring benefits to their owners in improvements to physical and mental health, and once the bond is established it can be life changing so that both the owner and the animal get so...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/576

  19. Animal-assisted intervention as health promotion for elderly persons with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Christine Olsen

    Dementia is an increasing health concern for old people, their families, and their social and health care providers. A range of health care services is needed for persons with dementia, ranging from home-based services, respite care (e.g. attending a day-care centre), to residential care at a...

  20. Anyone's best friend: A qualitative exploration of the positive influences of animal assisted therapy on mental health and well-being

    | Contributor(s):: Stephanie Wood

    Animal assisted therapy is becoming a widely used alternative psychotherapy. Research has shown animals to have positive influences on the physical, emotional, social and psychological aspects of the human psyche. This study explored the positive influences animal assisted therapies had on mental...